Is Insomnia While Training Normal?

Insomnia While Training Normal

Whether you are new to running and training for your first 5K, or you’ve been running for a while and setting your sights on longer distances, you might be wondering what affect this will have on your body. Running training is gruelling on your body and can throw a lot of your usual patterns out […]

Is it OK to run with sciatica pain, and what is the best way to manage it?

run with sciatica pain

If you suffer from sciatica, it would be very optimistic to think about running through the pain. Sciatica pain is often so excruciating that running would be out of the question. Instead, you should be asking yourself how to heal your sciatica so that you can get back to running. You may feel a sciatica […]

Should I take CBD oil for weight training? Here’s what you need to know

CBD oil for weight training

The weight training industry is no stranger to trends and fads. A few years ago, bulletproof coffee was the go-to morning fix for weight lifters. We’ve also seen trends like HIIT combined with weight training to create the Crossfit hybrid. When it comes to supplements the weight training industry is not immune, either. Many people […]

Do you have a Rotator Cuff Tear?

rotator cuff tear

Pain in your shoulder can be debilitating and seriously affect your quality of life. It can limit your movement and prevent you from doing the things you love. Even something as simple as typing on a computer would be difficult or even impossible with shoulder pain. When shoulder pain strikes, one of the things that […]

6 Top Anti-Inflammatory Foods for Runners

ANTI-INFLAMMATORY FOODS FOR RUNNERS

Being a runner means that you are constantly putting your muscles under a great deal of stress. The bodies normal response when it is stressed is to inflame the area, sending more blood to the region to help it heal faster. But with inflammation comes pain and swelling which can impact your ability to keep […]

5 Steps To Recover From Workout Injuries Faster

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Getting injured while working out is incredibly common. From pushing yourself too hard in the weight room to turning your ankle while running, it’s important to have a plan in place should the worst happen. Injuries can derail your fitness plans, but there are steps you can take to recover faster. If you leave an […]

Our Ultimate Weakness: The Achilles Heel

Achilles tendonitis

Around 1 in 100,000 people rupture their Achilles tendon every year. And many more will cause irritation to the tendon which requires rest and time to repair. The Achilles attaches the calf muscle to the heel bone, so any problems with this bundle of tendons can cause serious problems and limit a person’s mobility. The […]

Get Rid of Cycling Injuries Once and For All

Rid of Cycling Injuries

Cycling is one of the fastest-growing sports in the UK. With more and more people heading out on the road for long distance routes, the number of cycling injuries are also on the rise. Cycling injuries vary in type and severity. While some might keep you out of the saddle for a few days, others […]

Ways to reduce muscle soreness after weightlifting

reduce muscle soreness after weightlifting

Muscle soreness is a harsh reality that weightlifters eventually have to face. In order to build strong muscles, you have to push yourself to the point of tearing your existing muscle fibres. This gives them the chance to rebuild and makes them stronger than before. If that doesn’t sound very pleasant, it’s because it isn’t! […]

How To Maintain Healthy Joints Throughout Life

How To Maintain Healthy Joints Throughout Life

In my osteopathic work I encounter many patients with injured joints. These may be acute injuries such as a sprain all the way through to more long term problems such as osteoarthritis and joints damaged by autoimmune diseases. I often hear the term ‘wear and tear’ and ‘it must be my age’. If you read […]