Kelly McGonigal explains that stress is not necessarily a bad thing, providing we interpret it that way.
The new rules of exercise.
The new rules of exercise. Old way New way Aerobic focus Resistance training focus Stretching tight muscles Activating weak ones No pain no gain No gain with pain Guessing Testing Calorie obsessed Nutrition aware Protocol bias […]
The truth about Upper Trapezius.
Leading Physiotherapist Mark Comerford dispels the myth that an ‘overactive’ Upper Trapezius is responsible for shoulder and neck pain. The truth is actually the reverse. Read our post on the subject which shows you how to improve the function of your upper trapezius to reduce shoulder and neck pain.
Why your calf muscles get tight and one exercise that may help.
In this post we look at why your calf muscles get tight and go through one exercise that may help resolve the issue. The sensation of tightness in the calf muscles is very common, particularly if you’re a runner. This may be due to weakness in the muscles that bring the foot closer to the […]
What came first, the disc bulge or the back pain?
Take 98 people who have never had back pain and scan their spines. What do you think you would find? Perfect looking images? Not so. Researchers at Hoag Memorial Hospital in California found that 64% of people who had never complained of back pain, had an intervertebral disk abnormality at one level and 38% had […]