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The Performance Breakdown Factor You Can’t Prevent?

The Performance Breakdown Factor You Can’t Prevent?

As we get older, our tissue becomes less elastic, which means it’s less resilient to absorbing forces, stiffer, and much more likely to tear. The same applies to our bones, which is why osteoporosis is such a big problem for the elderly. Stiff muscles reduce […]

Top Lower Back Pain Tip for New Triathletes

Top Lower Back Pain Tip for New Triathletes

There’s one thing you can almost guarantee with triathlon and that’s injury. Why single out triathlon? Yes, injuries are certainly very likely in other sports, but maybe none so much as triathlon and here’s why: The nature of the sport is such that the bike […]

The Hidden Plague That Ravishes Sports Clubs

The Hidden Plague That Ravishes Sports Clubs

It’s pretty obvious what happens to players or club members when they get injured. They have to take themselves away for a while, speak to a professional and get it sorted out. But there’s a wider, more devastating impact that those injuries have on clubs. […]

Why Coaches Are the Most Underused Asset in the Injury Cycle

Why Coaches Are the Most Underused Asset in the Injury Cycle

Coaches are on the front line, day in, day out, helping train our athletes right from being tiny tots, to competing on the World Stage. It seems that the industry is happy for them to be responsible for the majority of the movement those individuals […]

How to Get Started Building Injury Free Athletes

How to Get Started Building Injury Free Athletes

Since the advent of the internet, we are communicating in person less and less. We don’t call each other anymore, we text, email or use social media. As a society, we are distancing ourselves further and further from ourselves and each other (just take a […]

How to FAIL with Mobility

How to FAIL with Mobility

It’s finally becoming common practice for sports people to be more proactive in developing their mobility, but there’s one huge mistake that we’re all making, and it’s the undoing of everything. It’s not going at it too hard (although that won’t help). It’s not trying […]

How to Confidently Predict Sporting Injury

How to Confidently Predict Sporting Injury

Predictions are difficult, aren’t they? Especially when it comes to sporting injury. Most injuries seem to come out of nowhere, with the smallest of movements – how is it even possible to predict them?   Well, firstly, injuries may appear to “just happen”, but they […]

The SPGs That Are Secretly Sabotaging Your Performance (Part 3)

The SPGs That Are Secretly Sabotaging Your Performance (Part 3)

It’s my experience, after many years of treating injuries and improving performance that the underlying root cause of ALL non-collision injuries can be traced back to just THREE body positions.   Because these three areas are not painful, the gradual change in position goes largely […]

Why Foam Rollers Are 80% Ineffective

Why Foam Rollers Are 80% Ineffective

Before we start, I want to get one thing clear, when I talk about foam rolling, I’m really talking about the method of self-myofascial release, and whatever tool you choose to do it with. Foam rollers, hockey balls, golf balls, and even combinations of multiples […]

The SPGs That Are Secretly Sabotaging Your Performance (part 2)

The SPGs That Are Secretly Sabotaging Your Performance (part 2)

It’s widely accepted these days that a lack of hip extension leads to a poor sporting performance. It’s caused by excessive sitting, driving, cycling, squatting, deadlifting and more, causing all sorts of technique issues in sport. Not to mention the lack of power and glute activation. […]