Increase Your Spine Rotation!

There is really no downside to moving your spine in healthy ways it was designed to do. Find out how to increase your rotation! Read More

Quick & easy hip alignment routine – video

Find out some simple moves to improve your hip alignment. Great for before squats, lunges and running. Read More

Myotherapy & Osteopathy

I’ve labelled this blog Myotherapy & Osteopathy because they work so well together. I personally get a Osteopath treatment every 1-3 months and I get a Myotherapy session every 2-6 weeks depending on how much training I’m doing and if I have any niggles from old injuries. Many of our current patients use both Myotherapy… Read More

SMART Goals: A better approach to New Years Resolutions

Traditionally people make new years resolutions this time of year and often they don’t achieve their resolution. Part of the reason they fail may be to do with the lack of goal setting around their resolution. If you’ve made a New Years resolution you may wish to use today’s method to set some goals for yourself… Read More

Improve you push-up posture with these simple tips

Push-ups are a great exercise when done properly. They strengthen a wide variety of shoulder, arm and core muscles; they can be done anywhere, anytime and they’re easy to adjust sets, reps and difficulty to continue to get maximum benefit. Unfortunately in the gym and the Pilates studio I rarely see a push-up done correctly.… Read More

Is Myotherapy right for me? 3 Part Quiz

We have recently been involved in a health week with a local business and besides the question of “What is Myotherapy?” the second most popular question was “How do I tell if Myotherapy is right for me?” so today I’m going to provide you with a questionnaire to help you determine if Myotherapy might be… Read More

Pilates 101 – how to choose the right class

Pilates classes seem to be everywhere now! Group classes, Personal Trainers using it for core strength, mat classes at the local public hall, equipment Pilates and Clinical Pilates. It can all be a bit overwhelming so today I’m going to explain a little bit about the difference between all these types of Pilates and next week… Read More

Soleus stretches to improve your squat!

Short calf muscles, mainly the deeper soleus muscle can easily hold back your squatting ability. When this muscle is short you will have trouble letting the knee travel past your toes. In a normal squat (and particularly once you add load) in order to bio-mechanically keep everything aligned, the knee needs to travel past the toes… Read More