Stand-up for better health

Stand-up for better health

  We spend so much of our lives sitting down, more so in modern times than ever before. It also seems to be addictive, considering how people rush for a seat on the bus or train after a long day sitting in front of a computer screen in an office. Yet simply...
Training hard? How to maximise your returns.

Training hard? How to maximise your returns.

 In a time-short world, to ensure we make the most of our training, maximise the return on our effort, and appreciate the limits of what can be achieved, it’s important to understand the three main variables governing every training programme or training cycle:...
Fitness: why practice makes perfect

Fitness: why practice makes perfect

  Whether we are starting a fitness journey, or a new fitness routine, we can easily end up using muscles that have not seen any action for some time. Often the body will struggle to adapt to a new and unusual stimulus to which it is not accustomed. The usual...
How and why to bend at the hip

How and why to bend at the hip

  The ‘hip bend’ or ‘hip hinge’ is a movement we perform easily when we are toddlers, but as we grow older and our spine starts to develop, most of us allow this natural flexibility to lapse. This results in us using and depending upon the spine far more than we...

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