FLEXIBILITY & MOBILITY

Reduced Mobility - Exercise Tips

Exercise is important for maintaining a healthy lifestyle, but for one reason or another you may have stopped exercising. A common reason with many individuals is lack of confidence due to having reduced mobility. This may have stemmed from an...

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Static Stretching During a Warm Up. Good or Bad?

Firstly the main type of stretching highlighted in this article is the use of static stretching within a warm up and specifically referring to static passive stretching.    Static passive stretching or relaxed stretching is simply when we perform a stretch with no movement at a joint and no activation at a muscle. Think of grabbing a post with your...

Rule Out Running Pain

  During running, it is very common to experience pain in the knees and other areas throughout the legs. The majority of runners at some point or another will experience one or more of the following conditions. Commonly, they will do nothing about it, fear the worse or stop running altogether. Depending on the location of the pain, try some...

3 Common Mistakes To Avoid As A New Gym User

Every gym user has once been new to the gym and at some point we have all made a mistake or two, however, it’s important to move on from the mistakes or avoid them completely. Below are 3 mistakes that if avoided can set you up for long term progress. Too Much Too Soon It's a common misconception that the...

Should I Buy Weightlifting Shoes To Improve My Squat?

Weightlifting shoes have become more popular with gym users within the last decade as a fashionable trend and not for their functional purpose. As the name implies, weightlifting shoes are to benefit an individual during the performance of a lift and became popular with the performance of technical explosive movements such as Olympic weightlifting many decades ago.    For those...

Relieve Sciatica
Relieve Sciatica with ONE Stretch

  STOP! There may be no need to see your GP. The cause of all your hip pain, back pain and even leg pain, could most likely be the piriformis muscle. Piriformis syndrome is a possible cause of your pain.  NOTE: Other more serious conditions, such as a herniated disc may need professional assessment by a physiotherapist.   Well, what...

When Not to Static Stretch

  Performing a warm-up before exercise is essential. However, performing an effective warm-up that is suitable is not always undertaken. Static stretching is one of the most popular techniques, and the benefits of reducing tension and eliminating waste products cannot be overlooked (1). If your goal is to focus on strength or power within a workout, choosing static stretching to...

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