The idea of a foam roller is to replicate the effects of sports massage. We examine the positive effects of foam rolling and soft tissue release
So how important is your hamstring strength, writes Lauren Dobson? Have you previously, or do you currently suffer with a knee injury, weak knees or recurring knee pain? A strength imbalance between your hamstrings and quads increases your risk of injuries, such as muscle strains and ligament sprains especially around the knee joint. The anatomy….…
Have you seen athletes running around with coloured tape strapped to them? Find out how and why Sport Tape works in this blog with Tom Heeley.
Therapist Lauren Dobson explains why so many of us encounter back pain and suggest some stretches to help reduce the symptoms
Are you aware of the role that food has in the process which helps you recover from injury? Therapist Lauren Dobson explains step-by-step.
The Active Roller is ideal to loosen any knots that can be found in the gluteus maximus (backside) and can also help alleviate lower back pain. This short and easy-to-do workout can really help free you up before or after exercise.
Amateur Wigston Pheonix runner, Martin Hulbert, begins to share his preparation for the London Marathon over the next five months.
Understanding the warm-up is a vitally important first step for any athlete no matter what the sport. The aims of the warm-up are to prepare the participants to perform efficiently and effectively and to reduce the risk of injury.