Tag: unconventional

#1 Quick Start Tip for Fast Mobility Results…

#1 Quick Start Tip for Fast Mobility Results…

As human beings, everything we do is governed by reason. It’s not that we think logically through everything we do, it’s just that we need a reason to do things. Scientists call this teleonomics. This phenomenon drives everything from what we do in our daily […]

STOP Focusing on Injuries for Injury Prevention Success

STOP Focusing on Injuries for Injury Prevention Success

Injuries seem to have been accepted as an inevitable part of sports participation – and the main reason why this has happened is the fitness industry’s bad plan. In principle, dealing with injuries as soon as they happen is a great idea, but unfortunately, in […]

The Foolish Triathlete’s Performance Plan

The Foolish Triathlete’s Performance Plan

While searching the t’interwebs for articles on cycling and back pain, I came across this one in 220 Triathlon magazine The article suggests that the first port of call for fixing back pain on the bike is to have a bike fit, then to look […]

#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 […]

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 […]

3 Lies the Fitness Industry is Feeding You

3 Lies the Fitness Industry is Feeding You

  It may be unintentional, or we’ve been told them so often that we simply accept them as truth these days, but believing these lies will keep you perpetually injured.   Lie #1: Your movement is “dysfunctional” This can be said in any number of […]

Top 5 Do’s & Don’ts of Recovery

Top 5 Do’s & Don’ts of Recovery

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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 […]

Does rest always mean do nothing?

Does rest always mean do nothing?

  When you’re training consistently, taking a day off can seem odd and all too often triathletes put extra training sessions on those days rather than resting. If athletes don’t like doing nothing, then perhaps a different approach might work?   Nature is always looking […]