Rest, ice, support, painkillers and avoid impact activities – that’s your conventional advice when it comes to muscle pain…but it’s wrong and here’s why… Now, before we continue, I do want to make it clear that I’m ONLY talking about pains that have started small […]
Interestingly enough, it’s at this point, when the body has shut down the stockpiling that people start to acknowledge that there’s a problem. In the context of injury, it’s that point when you can no longer train through the pain. During the stockpiling process, we continue to train despite the low level of pain, either because we believe that the pain will go away on its own, or because we’re in denial that we have an issue. We’ll try everything, including switching our training method to try to keep training, while still ignoring the problem. It’s only when training is no longer possible that people start to seek answers.
There’s a behaviour that’s spread through the fitness industry like a plague. It’s in every fitness class, Personal Training session, and in the majority of coached sports sessions. It’s become a supposed “teaching point”. And even entire fitness styles, like Pilates, have it as their […]
It keeps you awake at night. It makes you feel like you’re drowning and you’ll never reach the surface. But there’s one thing that can make it all better… …a list. Are you a to-do list person? Do you have lists to consolidate your […]
If you’re a runner or triathlete and you want to avoid injury next season, then watch this video right now! I’ll show you how your frustrations in your races THIS season can indicate underlying problems your body is struggling with, so you can get on […]
If you’re a runner or triathlete who wants to run faster, feel stringer and recover quicker then stop what you’re doing and what this video right NOW! When you’re done with this video, I’d like to invite you to check out my FREE Adductor Tightness […]
It’s misleading and it’s frightening but it just can’t stop. In an ideal world, we wouldn’t have them, but the reality is, they’re useful. It’s just unfortunate that sometimes we misinterpret their meaning. What am I talking about? Names and labels. As human beings, we […]
There’s always a fight. Some go down kicking and screaming, others with quiet resistance, but there’s always a fight. We all run for LOTS of different reasons. It can keep our minds sharp. It can be relaxing. It can be the only bit of peace […]