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Reduce Lower Back Ache in One Smart Move

According to a recent report, chronic back ache affects 43% of people living in the UK… 43%! That’s almost 1 in 2 people affected by chronic back pain… So, in today’s post, I would like to offer a few solutions which may help some of you reduce this discomfort using simple exercise techniques. Common Causes of Back Ache Back ache and lower back pain can be […]

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5 Important Reasons Why You Should Be Stretching More

Suppleness is one of the five main components of fitness which include strength, speed, skill and stamina. Stretching for suppleness is something, in my opinion, which often gets overlooked or bolted on the end of workouts and normally lasts just a few minutes, if at all. As a professional fitness coach of 20 years, I can say from experience (for […]

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Back Strengthening Exercises: How to Rebuild Your Sore ‘Office Back’

As a fitness trainer and sports therapist with over 20 years experience; meeting people with a history of back pain is incredibly common. Poor posture or ‘Office Back’ has a lot to do with most people’s chronic back pain. Sitting consistently for long periods of time can cause postural abnormalities and mechanical imbalances. This simply means certain muscles in the […]

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Sprains & Strains: How to Manage a Sports Injury

Sports injuries aren’t necessarily about sport. Strains & sprains can happen simply rolling your foot in a pothole while walking down the road. In this post, I offer some advice on how to manage a soft tissue sports injury and help you move on with your daily routine as safely yet as quickly as possible… Let’s assume you have rolled your […]

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Dynamic Stretching Workout: Mobilise Your Body in 10 Steps

  Dynamic stretching regularly does not just make you more flexible… A structured dynamic stretch routine performed consistently will help relieve existing aches and pains, improve overall movement, feel better and increase performance. Stretching and moving clears the physical stresses we hold in the body which create a feeling of calm and well-being. This then allows us to focus more on […]

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How To Reduce neck and Shoulder Tension

How to Reduce Shoulder & Neck Tension

  Neck and shoulder tension, for some people, can literally be a pain in the neck.  Tight, tense muscles can cause headaches, knotted muscle, impingement issues and often become a major cause of soft tissue pain. In today’s post I am going to show you some really simple exercises which you can do anywhere to help relieve the symptoms of your tension. […]

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Exercises to Strengthen Your Knees

This weeks post ‘Exercises to Strengthen Your Knees’ is a continuation from my previous post entitled ‘Knee Pain: Solutions to Common Problems’. In that post we looked at some of the causes of knee pain and I offered some basic advice to help manage the different situations which can present themselves. Today’s post is simply directed at the ‘next steps’ […]

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Knee Pain: Solutions to Common Problems

Knee Pain Facts: Knee pain can occur because of tightness and weakness in the muscles Sitting for long periods (a scenario which I call ‘office back’) can lead to chronic knee pain Appropriate exercises can often remedy some causes of chronic knee pain  Strengthening the Glutes (buttock) and Core (abdominal) muscles can decrease some cases of knee pain. Dealing with […]

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Stretches to Relieve Your Tight Office Back

If you have been following my blog you may have come across the term ‘office back’ which I use to refer to postural discomfort and pain which can occur in the back, shoulders, hips and even the knees caused by long periods of sitting down. ‘An Introduction to Office Back’ introduced the how and why prolonged use of your chair […]

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