Tag: foam roller

Ridiculous & Dangerous Fitness Industry Practices #4 – Foam Rolling

Ridiculous & Dangerous Fitness Industry Practices #4 – Foam Rolling

The problem with the dissemination of information is that the further it travels, the more the information gets tweaked and altered based on what people can remember…it’s a bit like the game “Chinese Whispers” we used to play as kids. We’d all sit in a […]

The Biggest PROBLEM with Mobility?

The Biggest PROBLEM with Mobility?

About 10 years ago, I started using foam rollers to help my Personal Training clients to improve their posture and at the time, nobody had heard of foam rolling, so I came across quite a lot of resistance. Looking back on it now, I’m not […]

What Triathletes Will LOSE in 5 Years’ Time

What Triathletes Will LOSE in 5 Years’ Time

A lot of fuss is made about GAINS for triathletes, but I predict that in the next 5 years triathletes will LOSE something and gain something HUGE out of it. What’s my prediction? I predict that in the next 5 years, triathletes will NOT see… […]

How to Get The Best Injury Prevention Results (in the shortest possible time)

How to Get The Best Injury Prevention Results (in the shortest possible time)

Science has become very good at breaking things down into it’s lowest form to try to get an understanding of how it functions – and that’s great. It’s given us a small understanding of the world around us and the universe we live in. The […]

2 Fitness Industry Lies That Keep Triathletes Perpetually Injured

2 Fitness Industry Lies That Keep Triathletes Perpetually Injured

It’s been standard protocol for such a long time now that we don’t even question it, in fact, we just accept the injury consequences of it as normal, but the reality is that the normal processes of the fitness industry are actually CREATING injury.   […]

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 […]

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 […]

How Conventional Wisdom is Driving the Injury Cycle

How Conventional Wisdom is Driving the Injury Cycle

This video is a great example of conventional wisdom. The advice given before the stretches is exactly what you’d expect from your doctor or health professional: Symptom-based treatment methodology Physical problem/solution approach Additional work/responsibility for the athlete The trouble is, it’s this exact approach that […]

Wiggling Vs Sports Massage

Wiggling Vs Sports Massage

I’m often asked how the Wiggling ethos fits in with sports massage, and the short answer is, it doesn’t. This article gives 10 reasons why sports massage is beneficial and I’d like to use it to explain how Wiggling works better. The article starts with […]

10 Reasons to Ditch Your Foam Roller

10 Reasons to Ditch Your Foam Roller

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