The winter season is well and truly underway thus the busiest time of the year for field sports is upon us. Hand in hand with this comes soft-tissue injuries for the unlucky and unprepared. A significant proportion of these people will experience a hamstring injury (HSI). HSI’s can be as frustrating as they are common, with one study suggesting they represent 12-16% of injuries in all sRead More
Body Mass Index
Body Mass Index ‘BMI’ is used to determine whether you are in a healthy weight range for your height. It is useful to consider BMI increases or decreases as weight outside the ‘healthy’ range may increase your health risks. What’s BMI? Body Mass Index (BMI) is a calculation of the ratio between your weight and your height. The formula is used to determineRead More
If you’ve been feeling like a Michelin man of late, there is a chance you could be retaining water. But by no means should you stop drinking your 2 litre minimums a day! Here’s a greater understanding of the importance of water intake! Why you should embrace the good but tips to avoid the bad. WHY IS WATER IMPORTANT The importance of water just can’t be stressed enough. A personRead More
What is Plantar Fasciosis?
As someone who has always had a passion for sport and fitness, I have had my fair share of experiences with pain and injury. Although in some people’s eyes this may not be ideal, I think it helps me relate to you better and get you back doing what you want more effectively. However, in saying that, what we shall discuss today I have been very fortunate to never have experienced, as I havRead More