Rugby is one the most physical sports in the world. It requires fast-moving and high-intensity actions, while executing high-skill levels, as part of a team, so as such, you can expect to see injury occurring on a regular basis. A wonderful sport that captivates many, not only for players but for the spectators who enjoy […]
In a world where there’s an image of the “perfect body” in front of you, it can often be tough to remain motivated to exercise. You see images of celebrities and think that you are never going to achieve that look. But you need to look past that idea of “perfect” and instead turn your […]
IT band syndrome, or iliotibial band syndrome as it’s formally called, can be the scourge of many runners, stopping them in their tracks by causing intense pain on the outer knee. The IT band is a fibrous tissue that runs from the outside of the pelvis to the lower knee and inserts into the top […]
Sylvain Guimond, a doctor of sports psychology, knows a thing or two about the mind of an athlete and has said he believes it plays a bigger part in their performance than you’d expect.
Our bodies are made up of fascinating mechanics but sometimes there can be some crossed-wires about what we think we want and what our bodies actually need. Craving caffeine? Caffeine is often the go-to stimulant to help perk you up in the morning or during the working day, found in the copious amounts […]
Plantar fasciitis, or runner’s heel as it is also known, is one of the most common running injuries which results in a sharp, tight pain in the heel and arch of the foot. In this feature, we will look to answer some of the most frequently asked questions surrounding runner’s heel, how it is caused […]
The joys of being one of those people who love to stay active, regardless of the weather is something that can never be compared to. But for some people, it takes some time to reach this level where they exceed being the fair-weather type. For those who are sceptical, the bounty is fruitful, trust us!
Most children, even in today’s age of technology, are pretty keen at the whole being active thing. This is, of course, good news, and there’s nothing more pleasing to see than young children taking an invested interest in playing sports, running around and playing outdoors.
Rugby is a physically demanding sport, requiring fit, strong, agile players that can take part in powerful play. As you progress within the sport, the likelihood of sustaining an injury in play also increases, as a result of the amount of contact involved. We’ve put together a guide of when injuries are most likely to […]
Painkillers are often prescribed in the treatment of sporting injuries, but there are many people out there who do not like to use them, especially when it comes to their children. Painkillers can be extremely addictive, and can cause debilitating side effects. For some children, such as those who suffer from chronic and paralysing discomfort, […]