Your recovery routine has a big impact on your sporting performance and your fitness gains as well as allowing you to train more effectively. Many people who exercise do not have a post exercise recovery routine. Recovery after exercise is vital for muscle and tissue repair, especially after heavy weight training. Did you know that… Continue reading How to enhance recovery after sport naturally
The Winter sports season is upon us. Often freezing mornings, kicking the ice off the grass. It's a time when often injuries are prevalent. What can you do to minimise your risk of injury? Here are some tips to thrive this season! Prepare to play Warm up with dynamic stretches – This helps to prepare… Continue reading Top tips for surviving Winter sports injuries
Stress (whether it be physical, chemical or emotional) causes a change to the physiology of the body. Our bodies are designed to cope with short term amounts of stress however when the body is under constant stress day in day out, this is what is having a detrimental effect on our health. When the body… Continue reading Is stress having an impact on your health?
You may be thinking it is all in your head. How can weather possibly cause pain to increase in your body! It has actually been proven through research that changes in the weather can have an impact on the level of aches or pains you can experience. Why is this? When there is a change… Continue reading Is it true that pain can be triggered by changes in the weather? What can I do about it?
An anti- inflammatory diet has multiple positive impacts on your health by supporting your immune system, healthy weight loss, improving energy and positive mood. It gives the body the fuel that it really needs to thrive. It is usually what humans are doing to themselves that is making them moving towards disease. Your diet needs… Continue reading Anti-inflammatory Diet to Enhance Healing
Acute inflammation is what the body requires to assist healing and this is a normal response. It is what you see at the site of a sprain/strain injury, sinusitis, a sore throat and sunburn. Chronic inflammation is different, as it is not a normal response. It is due to viral or microbial infection or poor… Continue reading Chronic inflammation: What is it, and how to minimize it?
When you are sleeping at night it is important that you get good quality and quantity of sleep, as this is when your body is healing. If your sleep is disrupted, of poor quality, or you are not getting the right amount, it can start to impact your health and have a detrimental effects on… Continue reading Tips for a Tip-Top Immune System: Improving quality of sleep