This post is about strength. Strength is important. Strength is SO often forgotten in place of the need to stretch! How many times have you been in the garden for a few hours or been doing DIY and the next day you are struggling to move? Often I ask people how they have prepared […]
Your Glutes! A bit of contention, but we all have big butts for a reason. Or compared to your biceps, shoulders or calves anyway! This is because the Glutes need to be able to do so much. They control the ‘top down’ movement of your head and trunk etc and also of the ‘bottom up’ […]
High intensity workouts are increasing the load on younger people’s hips, knees and backs and prematurely damaging them according to senior orthopaedic consultant Gorav Datta. As a surgeon he has seen a fourfold increase in injuries in people under 30 that are doing more explosive exercise such as High intensity training (HIIT). He feels that […]
Read this paper here. It concluded that: Zumba® fitness could be considered an effective type of physical activity able to improve aerobic capacity. Limited evidence described positive effects on muscular strength and flexibility. So a great one to try. Good multidirectional, upright cardiovascular exercise. Fun too! If you are concerned about an injury, come and […]
Nice read on how we train in different environments and if they have useful carry over. Have a read here.
James (Shanahan) joins us here at Back to Back all the way from Melbourne, Australia! He graduated with a Bachelor of Clinical Science (Osteopathy) and a Masters of Osteopathy from Victoria University and brings with him the most up to date knowledge and skills in the industry. In Australia he is even called a doctor!!! James has […]