Great article in the Canadian press on Muscle Activation Techniques and how it can help you run faster and stay injury free. Read more here.
In human performance, variability is usually something we’re trying to overcome. Researchers at Harvard however, think that variability is the key to improved performance and how our nervous systems learn. In a paper published in the journal of Nature and Neuroscience, Professors Smith and Olveczky (pictured right) demonstrated that subjects who initially showed more variability […]
Are athletes really improving? David Epstein on the influence technology, genetics and modern training methods have on human performance.
Arsene Wenger has attributed Arsenal’s recent spate of injuries to medications players were taking for hair loss among other things. While Arsenal medical staff remain unconvinced and continue their investigations, Wenger insisted that medication taken for cosmetic purposes may lead to a build up of toxins that ultimately results in players becoming more fatigued and […]
In this post we look at why your muscles get tight with age and what you can do to improve your mobility. It’s certainly a generalisation but we tend to move differently as we age. Our stride shortens when we walk, we find it more difficult to lift our legs when climbing up stairs and […]