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Bridging The Gap

From Injury To Your Optimal Performance  It is not uncommon when recovering from an injury or surgery, to have a loss of confidence in your ability, after your physiotherapist tells you that you are ready to return to sport, especially when that sport was the main culprit. There is a difference between being able to run, and being able to run 90km in one go. There is a difference between being able to go skiing, and being able to manage a 5 hour ski tour Continue reading →

Step Up Your Training With The Compex Wireless

Who’s heard of Compex?  Have you considered using electrical muscle stimulation in your training programme?  Well if you’re serious about your training read on! What is electrical muscle stimulation? Neuromuscular electrostimulation (NMES) is a clinically proven, non-invasive, non-addictive means of muscle rehabilitation.  Physiotherapists have been using it for many years after injury, surgery or disease.  In sports medicine, NMES is used for muscle strengthening, selective muscle retraining, and the control of exercise related fatigue, soreness and oedema. The principle of electrostimulation is very simple and precisely reproduces Continue reading →

6 Tricks to Help You Recover Faster From Exercise-Induced Muscle Soreness

Have you got the dreaded DOMS? Are you having to walk down the stairs backwards wishing you had trained more for that recent bout of exertion before you crippled yourself with muscle soreness?  Delayed onset muscle soreness – or DOMS – can be one of the most annoying results of overexertion, putting you out of action when you least expect it.  Whilst it’s always best to take a proactive approach with specific sports training, there will always be the day when you overdo it and wake up the Continue reading →