Summer Running… Injury Free!

Summer Running… Injury Free!

Now that summer has officially arrived and the sun is (finally) out people are tying up their laces and hitting the pavement. Many banks have their fun runs on and the “friendly” banter around the office is starting to ramp up. The last thing you want is to be the one...
What are Primal Movement Chains?

What are Primal Movement Chains?

Although my MSc was in Sports Rehabilitation Therapy, I have long been interested in movement in general – the way the body ambulates day to day in each person is as fascinating to me as the most technical gymnastics routine. Since finishing my Masters, I have...
Lazy Bum Epidemic: Move

Lazy Bum Epidemic: Move

Over the past few weeks, I’ve been writing about the phenomenon of gluteal imbalance, which we’ve dubbed the Lazy Bum Epidemic.  In How Skeletal Muscles Work, I wrote about the three different types of skeletal muscle: prime movers, local stabilisers and global...
Foam roller: your new best friend

Foam roller: your new best friend

Foam rolling is a great way to do ‘self maintenance’ of your body, whether it is after sport, or trying to undo the ‘city posture.’ It helps to keep the myofascia (muscles and fascia) relaxed and happy, and prevents them from getting tight which can increase your risk...