With our local waters starting to warm up, many a sea-swimmer will be thinking about taking their first dip of 2016. And from thereon, many will be swimming regularly in preparation for the pier to pier and Brownsea Island swims. Swimming is an excellent mode of cardiovascular conditioning, it also
…with Fit2you in Branksome and Parkstone, Poole, Dorset. Research from Chukyo University in Japan demonstrated that a ten-minute massage after a hard workout lowered cyclists’ perceived leg fatigue and increased power. Sports massage is one of the most important tools that make a successful cyclist, yet it is often overlooked.
Are these all the same condition? These terms for conditions commonly affecting the lower leg are often used interchangeably and therefore sometimes incorrectly. Shin splints (although a term therapists avoid using) is one of the most common low leg overuse injuries, occurs in two regions, more laterally, which can sometimes
There is much debate over the causes of cramps, this blog offers a little insight into these erratic but annoying episodes! What is a muscle cramp? Cramps are involuntary spasms where the muscle forcibly contracts or shortens causing tightness and sudden intense pain and cannot readily relax. A cramping muscle
“The factor that probably boosted Paula Radcliffe’s performance more than any other is her ability to regenerate. Her regular massages were to give extra maintenance to the whole body. Above all it’s to give Paula’s muscles and tendons the best chance to recover from the heavy workloads she puts them
Hitting the slopes this season? Prime those muscles with some Strength, Conditioning and Sports Massage at Fit2you.
You need to get in shape before skiing and snow-boarding and prepare your body for the onslaught of six days consecutive exercise (ever thought when you last did six days solid exercise in a row? Probably last year!). So this preparation is crucial, helping you to feel strong, supple and
Sports Massage with Jo Gaskill of Fit2you in Poole and Bournemouth, Dorset can help alleviate pain and prevent it returning. Most neck pain that is not caused by trauma but has poor posture at its root. Modern lifestyles and working practice are increasingly sedentary; most of us are seated at