Stress hormones and how they work

Stress hormones and how they work

As I recently wrote, stress is becoming a 21st century epidemic – and nearly every day at Victory, we see and treat people whose stress levels are poorly controlled, leading to anxiety, poor sleeping patterns, injury and illness.  But did you know that stress by...
Brain Training For Better Movement And Balance

Brain Training For Better Movement And Balance

A few months ago, Victory was lucky enough to take on Elizabeth Banks, a therapist who specialises in the vestibular, visual and proprioceptive systems.  You might see her in the studio, if you’re in on a Monday or Tuesday afternoon.  But what does she do, and just...
In defence of the humble clamshell

In defence of the humble clamshell

Over the past few months, I’ve attended presentations and read articles by excellent physiotherapists whose opinions I value, disparaging the clamshell exercise and saying it shouldn’t be prescribed – that it’s not a functional exercise and...