There is a sports injury-related question that always lives on; how long should I ice an injury? From a young age, we are taught to ice an injury, as this helps reduce swelling on the affected area. But for how long? A report published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine cautions against keeping bags […]
Following any major surgery, such as knee-replacement, requires well-respected recovery periods that are adhered to until the very end.
If you are looking to further increase your knowledge on stretching and its benefits across a sport, health and fitness then you need to know about both static stretches and their dynamic counterparts.
Long gone are the days when a quick touch of the toes and a reach for the sky would suffice for the habitual post-run routine. Thankfully, those interested in running are far more educated on other elements that can be drawn in to make their sport more beneficial, as well as helping to keep them […]
It’s not just those who are pounding the pavements, training for their next marathon, or those eating up the miles on the bike that suffer from injuries. Obviously, running is a high-impact exercise, and sports that require running are also in this bracket too, while cycling is classed as low-impact, which swimming is classified as, […]
More and more children up and down the UK are competing in all manner of sports than ever before. This is certainly wonderful news as sports are there to help children and adolescents keep their bodies fit as well as assisting in general well-being and feeling good about themselves.
Many runners will be all too familiar with the gruelling training plans that prepare you for the race ahead, whether it’s to get a PB or simply reach the finish line! Everyone has different, but equally important goals, which often results in developing injuries in the run up (excuse the pun) to the race. We’ve […]
Painkillers are highly addictive medicines and, as such, can have detrimental effects on those who use them regularly. They can cause devastating side effects and can even be lethal in extreme circumstances. So, it is concerning that these drugs are encouraged to be taken by children or even prescribed to them at a young age. […]
We have compiled a mini-guide for those looking to find extra benefits in their sports & fitness injury recovery. In this guide, you will learn about how muscles strains occur, the effects of muscle ‘pulls’, recommendations, and finally, what our cooling bandages can do to speed up recovery and to prevent reoccurring injuries.
With many people planning to embark upon a marathon this spring, we’ve put together a guide full of tips and tricks to help you make the most out of your big day. Whether you’re a first-time runner hoping to reach the finish line or an experienced racer looking for a personal best, there’s something for […]