Your Glutes! A bit of contention, but we all have big butts for a reason. Or compared to your biceps, shoulders or calves anyway! This is because the Glutes need to be able to do so much. They control the ‘top down’ movement of your head and trunk etc and also of the ‘bottom up’ […]
Rucksacks…. how to pack and wear them to avoid back pain. Many of us now sensibly wear a rucksack to work or school. Some have had advice that it would be a better way to carry their gear to work or school and others have just found that is just helps in their overall day […]
Motivation The definition of motivation is ‘internal and external factors that stimulate desire and energy in people to be continually interested and committed to a job, role or subject, or to make an effort to attain a goal’. As an osteopathic clinic we regularly try to motivate our patients to improve their health […]
The Times on Saturday yesterday did a great article called ‘I can’t walk yet, but I know how to work an iPad’. It is a great article talking about the affects of ‘screen time’ on children. The front page even goes so far as to state “Daddy won’t give me a cigarette, so why does […]
For those looking to gain more information about nutrition for pre and post exercise have a read here. Brian also breaks it down for body types and the type of exercise you are about to do.
Have a read here about fascia from Jennie Rawlings. It is a good read and it highlights common myths and the more modern views on the robustness of fascia and how a simple ‘rub’ does not break down fascia. Here is another by the brilliant ‘Pain Science‘ writer Paul Ingram. He goes into massive depth […]