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Compound Lift Series: 2. The Deadlift

Compound Lift Series: 2. The Deadlift

We are continuing our compound lift series today with The Deadlift… The deadlift is essentially lifting something heavy and putting it back down… that’s the deadlift in a nutshell. Its simplicity makes it one of the fundamental movements for building a solid...
Compound Lift Series: 1. The Squat

Compound Lift Series: 1. The Squat

Whether your a weekend warrior of just somebody looking to stay in shape for the long run, you’ll need to incorporate compound lifts into your workout routine to some degree.  Compound lifts are demanding complex, multi joint and muscle group movements, that have a...
A day in the life of a Rugby Physio

A day in the life of a Rugby Physio

Ever wondered what its like working in the ‘glamorous’ world of professional sports… well here is an example of what life is like as a Physiotherapist working in professional Rugby League at the elite Super League level. I’ve chosen a typical home game with a 3...
How to manage a sports injury

How to manage a sports injury

Last year in the premier league there were 327 significant injuries sustained with an estimated 67, 025 days lost to injury in total. That averages out at 204 days lost to significant injury per player last year! And that’s professional elite level footballers, these...
5 Exercises to Improve Your Golf Swing

5 Exercises to Improve Your Golf Swing

With the Ryder Cup at Le Gold National being such a roaring success, we thought we’d do a post on the anatomy of the golf swing and offer some simple exercises to help reduce the risk of those annoying niggly injuries that can often keep you off the course. Breaking...
Hamstring Injury in Football

Hamstring Injury in Football

With the World Cup fully underway… we decided to stay on theme and give our football playing followers some advice and guidance into how to deal with the most common footballing injury… The hamstring tear! By December in the 2017/18 premier league season 90...