exercise

The importance of warming up before sport or exercise – Injury Prevention  

Warming up before a game is often overlooked. However, warming up super beneficial as it increases flexibility and athletic performance and reduces your chance of injury. What is the purpose of warming up? The purpose of warming up is to prevent injury by increasing the body’s core and muscle temperature. Warm muscles turn stiff and … Read more

Some Great Benefits of Pilates

If you’re wondering what the benefits of Pilates are and are looking for a good reason to start; you’re in luck, because there are many. Pilates is a form of exercise similar to yoga, involving a series of movements which concentrates on core strength, posture, balance and flexibility. It uses a form of 500 exercises … Read more

Proper Keyboard Position for Ergonomic Typing

Maintaining a proper keyboard position whilst you’re typing is an important step, we all tend to forget. Without maintaining the correct position, you could cause short and long-term damages to the muscles and joints which run along from your fingers, wrist, up your arms and even into your shoulders. Many computer-related injuries are often caused … Read more

A List of Workout Routines to Follow at Home

If you’ve had to temporarily say goodbye to your regular workout routines with your personal trainer or your sports teams, staying fit and maintaining a regular exercise routine may have become a lot harder. It’s important to keep your body moving and regulated, especially when stuck indoors most of the day, which is why we … Read more

12 Reasons Why We Need Water

There are an abundant amount of reasons why we need water. One of the main being it’s the core of our life resource as it makes up about 50-80% of our lean body mass. As well as helping to maintain the balance of essential minerals, our bodies needs adequate water to help with its everyday … Read more

Doing the Bare Minimum: How much exercise should I be doing?

As we spring into the warmer months when we’re starting to un-rug from under a warm blanket, doing exercise and keeping in shape may be starting to itch at the back of our mind. And let’s be honest, even though it’s getting warmer it’s still only a small group of us who really enjoy going … Read more

Warm Up This Winter with a Remedial Massage

As the icy weather of winter starts to settle in, lazing around and staying indoors with a cup of coffee becomes a creature comfort. Whilst others prefer increasing levels of activity through exercise due to it’s ability to help blood flow during the colder months. With dropping temperatures, the body becomes stiff and may cause … Read more

Back Exercises – Simple Steps to strengthen your back the right way!

Day to day our backs endure a lot. From simple tasks to keeping our bodies upright with proper posture, to lifting heavy objects or even more complex things depending on our occupations. If our back muscles are weak we become much more susceptible to back pain and even injury, however simple back exercises may minimise … Read more

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