With its emphasis on time-efficient and tough workouts, high-intensity interval training (HITT) has risen to popularity with regular gym goers and the self-proclaimed “I hate the gym” gymers alike. The benefits of high-intensity training are well documented for improving cardiovascular fitness changing body composition, increasing metabolism (your resting energy consumption) and getting a great hit […]
Training for the 2022 London Marathon this autumn? Training is well and truly underway for those participating in the 2022 London Marathon on Sunday 2nd October. Unlike the usual winter preparation, training in the summer for an autumn marathon requires a slightly different approach. Our Chartered Physiotherapist Bob Kelly is here to help you on […]
Download our ‘Pilates For Running’ pdf. Run Faster and Further with Less Chance of Injury Whether you’re a competitive runner, training for your first marathon or a weekend jogger, running is a great way to boost your cardiovascular fitness and muscle tone. However, failing to consider musculo-skeletal efficiency can result in injury and below […]
Ground-breaking Technique for Knee and Hip Surgery A surgical robot, perhaps a little alarmingly given the pelagic name “Mako”, is delivering stellar results for patients having hip and knee surgery. It’s likely to revolutionise orthopaedic surgery in the coming years. The robotic ‘arm-assisted surgery’ offered by the Mako is indeed a ground-breaking piece of robotic […]
Download our PDF of 7 important points for older runners Running is a great way to stay fit and fight the pounds for all ages. However the downside to running is that it’s a very repetitive, high impact exercise which can lead to a multitude of overuse injuries. As you grow older the elasticity in […]
Download ‘Running a Marathon? Top 10 Tips’ pdf. Here are my Top 10 tips for the build up to the marathon, and for the big day itself. 1. Change Terrain Run some of your miles on softer surfaces (grass, trail, track, etc) to cushion your joints. 2. Stretch Incorporate dynamic stretching into your warm up […]
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