Injury Prevention

How To Get More Out Of Your Body

Recovery


Have you every had to compete after a session at the gym, or had an intense dressage session, and then need to head to the gallops the next day, or even just get out of bed, ready to face the day.  Muscles soreness from exercise (DOMS) can be a killer, making even the simplest tasks like getting out of bed, sitting on the toilet and walking up the 5 stairs at work, a complete nightmare.  But what if you could reduce those days, enabling you to train more frequently and more effectively!!  Every time we train we fatigue our muscles and other elements of our body, making them weaker for a short period of time.  Ideally we want them to have recovered and feel stronger before we next train, and recovery is the key ingredient.

Read More...

Top Tips To Reduce Back Pain

back pain_Fotor


Are you prone to the odd niggle, twinge or even complete flare up?  If yes, I am with you on that one.  I used to have a mint back, that could lug anything anywhere, but 10 years ago, me and my 4 legged friend reared over backwards onto concrete, breaking my back.  After a massive flare up, lots of scans, hideous drugs and nights of sleeping upright in an arm chair, a fortune on physio appointments, I decided enough was enough, and went back to the basics.  Don't get me wrong, I still have flare ups, as many of you know, but I have learnt a few valuable lessons along the way, helping me to keep the flare ups more contained, and allowing me to do pretty much anything I like.  As an area I am passionate about, I would love to share some of my top tips to avoid back pain

Read More...