Tag Archives: Injury Reduction

I Know I am, Are You?

With the 6-Nations rugby tournament approaching I thought it fitting to base this week’s article on the importance of being ‘robust’. ‘Robustness’ is a word I use everyday when interacting with my clients yet very few have linked the word and its definition to their own rehabilitation and conditioning goals. Here’s why I think it’s such an important attribute to possess.

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Forget Pilates, Wobble Boards & Fit Balls! 5 Must-Do Dynamic Stability Exercises

UntitledIn order to function properly we need strength and mobility, but we also need stability and control. In this article I explain the fundamentals of Dynamic Stability Training (DST) (sometimes referred to as Functional Stability Training) and how you can get better at it to prevent unnecessary injuries and improve your physical performance through increased efficiency.

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Are You Doing It? Addressing This Missing Link Can Reduce Injury Risk & Increase Your Performance

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The topic of movement competency (ability) has received little attention in the scientific literature away from elite level sports performance. However, there are a few dedicated professionals who are striving to bring this ‘missing link’ to a wider audience with a view to increase people’s awareness of its importance for the reduction of unnecessary injuries and increased performance.

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5 Reasons Why You Can’t Squat!

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Squats are, in my opinion, an awesome exercise for just about anything! However, as with all exercises this is only the case when the squat is performed correctly. With this in mind here’s my take on why most people have difficulty squatting. For common squat faults click here.

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Injury-Proof Your Body With These Little Known Facts About Human Movement

By Spencer Brown

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The topic of movement competency has received little attention in the scientific literature away from elite level sports performance. However, there are a few dedicated professionals who are striving to bring this topic to a wider audience with a view to increase peoples’ awareness of its importance for the reduction of unnecessary injuries. 

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Are You Making These Simple Mistakes When You Lunge?

Are You Making These Simple Mistakes When You Lunge?

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The lunge is a fantastic exercise for the lower body, in particular the muscles of the hip complex (gluteus maximus, hamstrings, quadriceps and adductors). However, as with many lower-extremity exercises they are often more difficult than they look and certainly more difficult to execute holding dumbbells or a weighted bar. This article outlines the 6 most commonly seen dysfunctions in our clinic.

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