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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. […]

How to KILL your results – guaranteed?

How to KILL your results – guaranteed?

If there’s one thing that’s guaranteed to prevent you from getting results, it’s one of what I like to call the Silent Performance Gremlins (SPGs). There are three of them in your body and between them, they are responsible for most of the injuries you […]

The SPGs that are secretly sabotaging your performance? (part 1)

The SPGs that are secretly sabotaging your performance? (part 1)

  We’ve all had that feeling, when training is going really well, then all of a sudden you have a period of time when you seem to be hit by one injury after another, or your training just doesn’t seem to be going well, no […]

The WORST Way to Build Balance For Running?

The WORST Way to Build Balance For Running?

Techniques like the ones displayed in this video are the exact reason why runners get so many injuries. Balance is not something you can teach your body by “squeezing”, “engaging” or “screwing” your muscles to make them switch “on”. In fact, just by trying, you’re […]

Why Strength Training WON’T Help Your Rotator Cuff Injury

Why Strength Training WON’T Help Your Rotator Cuff Injury

The rotator cuff is made up of many small muscles across the back of the shoulder Pain around this area occurs in people who repeatedly use an overhead movement, such as painters, tennis players and swimmers. It can be felt as a dull, deep ache […]

#1 Thing Coaches Need to Understand to Improve Athlete Performance

#1 Thing Coaches Need to Understand to Improve Athlete Performance

  There’s a lot of pressure on coaches these days, both from the athlete to deliver results, and from the industry to incorporate increasing amounts of technical elements into each session. Trying to balance what the athlete wants (just get on with the training) with […]

Product Review: 2 Tennis Ball Massager

Product Review: 2 Tennis Ball Massager

It’s become common place to find 2 tennis balls taped together in the fitness industry. Then, there’s businesses that will sell you a more stable version. This one came from physioroom.com. They call it a peanut massager. The idea is that you place this on […]