In this post we take a look at why your hamstrings are tight and a different way to think about the problem. I remember speaking to a well known physiotherapist some years ago regarding a client of mine whose hamstrings were the tightest of any man alive (and probably tighter than a few that were […]
Why do my muscles cramp?
Muscle cramp is an involuntary contraction of a muscle. It can be agonising and unexpected, but it usually occurs either during or following bouts of unaccustomed activity. No doubt you will have read many theories as to why this may be including dehydration, vitamin and mineral deficiencies and electrolyte imbalance. There is little evidence to […]
What is the best exercise for Fibromyalgia?.
Studies repeatedly show that exercise improves the quality of life for people with fibromyalgia. Discussing exercise with fibromyalgia sufferers often paints a different picture however. Why is this and what is the best exercise for fibromyalgia? There are two things to initially consider when answering this question; the exercise and the person. I have read […]
Know your exercise limits and make faster progress.
We live in fast times. Everything needs to be done quicker. We want results now. The exercise industry and the injury rehabilitation world are subject to the same time pressures as everybody else. People pay money and they want to see change in their bodies as fast as possible. There is a limiting factor at […]
Do you suffer with chronically sore and tight muscles?
In this post we discuss an alternative approach to chronically sore and tight muscles. If you have soreness coming from a muscle that doesn’t seem to change with time, what does this represent? Chronic muscle soreness has historically been viewed as either an overuse issue or an overactive one, providing there is no underlying pathology. […]