Posture is not simply how we stand or sit, but rather the functional position of the body during movement, both in daily living activities such as walking, getting into a car and more dynamically as during sport. Good posture is the correct alignment of body parts supported by the right
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.
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
Stretching alone is not always enough to release muscles tightness, which is why so many people are regular visitors to sports massage therapists, who are worth their weight in gold for their knowledge and skill in treating and preventing injures. But there’s something we can do to help ourselves in