In this post we discuss golf, herniated discs and how resistance training can be used to get you back on the golf course. We’ve all seen the before and after pictures that are used to sell gym memberships and personal training. Usually by the second photo the person has gained a sun tan and is […]
Can desk work cause neck and back injuries?
In this post we discuss whether desk work can cause neck and back injuries and how to approach the issue if you’re suffering from pain. I recently read a post on LinkedIn that claimed desk workers were ‘destroying their bodies’ by, well, sitting at their desk. The post had illustrations of a skeleton sitting at […]
Bored with exercise? You’re not paying attention
In this post we discuss what to do if you’re bored with exercise and how paying attention can make exercise more interesting. ‘If you’re bored you’re not paying close enough attention.’ Sam Harris Whilst this quote is not directly related to exercise, it could so easily be. Just as in life, when we get bored […]
Why the resistance profile of an exercise matters for injury rehabilitation
In this post we discuss what the resistance profile of an exercise is and why it matters for injury rehabilitation. Force, or rather your body’s ability to tolerate it is the reason any injury occurs. This can occur in a single incident like a fall for example, or more chronically through activities like running. Applying […]
When can I stop doing my rehab exercises?
In this post we answer a common question, when can I stop doing my rehab exercises? This is a question that frequently arises. If you’ve been doing rehab exercises for a while and you’re feeling better, when can you stop? First let’s define what rehab exercises actually are. The goal of exercise rehabilitation is to […]