03 Dec

How to Train Effectively During the Off Season

Make the most of your off-season icon The off season can go one of two ways. You might train hard, physically and mentally to better yourself for the next year, or you might completely stop all exercise and dig yourself a hole. Here’s out top tips to make the most of your off-season and come […]

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30 May

Exos splints

icon Exos Splints are an adjustable brace that can assist in the management of fractures and/or other injuries that require stabilisation. There are splints available for upper limb, lower limb and the cervical spine. The braces are comfortable and come with two liners that can be interchanged and washed when required. So, why Exos over […]

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30 May

What squat? Breaking down the types of squats

icon Did you know that among all the types of squats out there, some types might be better for you than other types? Everyone is different, meaning one type of squat may work better for you than others. Before we get started, it’s important to note that one type of squat is not better than […]

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30 May

Knee osteoarthritis

icon What is it? Osteoarthritis (OA) is a condition which affects our joints. The cartilage that covers the ends of our bones thins and begins to wear away. Eventually, it becomes inadequate in its ability to protect the bone beneath. The bone develops spurs and cysts and the menisci (shock absorbers in the knee) can […]

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22 May

Game day: prep like a pro!

icon We all know how important game day is, and we always want to come away with a win. Get yourself as ready as possible with our top game day preparation tips! The day before: Hydration – think ahead and start increasing your water intake 1-2 days before (especially if hot weather is forecasted). The […]

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16 May

Overlooked injury prevention tips for dancers

Dance is hard both mentally and physically, so it’s important to consider strategies to help prevent injuries. Here our 3 injury prevention tips for dancers that are often overlooked! 1. Get strong! No, we don’t mean you need to look like Arnold Schwarzenegger, but being strong throughout your full range of movement is essential. Many […]

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16 May

Swimmers: how to avoid (some) injuries after a break or holidays

icon Quite a few swimmers have some time out of the pool following nationals. This is a well-deserved and much needed break and part of freshening up and getting ready for the next season. However, swimmers and coaches must consider: Swimmers most common injury is to the shoulder, and most of the time involves the […]

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13 May

Progressive overload

Are you not making progress with your resistance training? Training places stress on your body. But what happens when your body adapts to this load? Doing the same resistance training regime every time you head in to the gym will eventually lead to a plateau. As will not increasing the weights you lift over time. […]

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13 May

Let’s talk about shin splints

icon Medial tibial stress syndrome, more commonly known as shin splints, is a common complaint, particularly among those who are involved in running or running based sports. Shin splints are characterised by pain along the front or side of the shin, and can be a huge burden. Common causes Common causes of shin splints normally […]

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06 May

Concussion in sport

icon The winter sporting season is well and truly upon us and with that comes the risk of concussions from many different sources. Some examples are: contact from another player, contact with trees and goal posts, falls and trips as well as the infamous falcon (ball to the head)! Many people who sustain a concussion […]

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