Following major surgery, such as a knee replacement, postoperative pain, swelling, and bruising are common factors that feature in the recovery process. This isn’t to say that you need to endure these elements unmanaged, and with no way of aiding recovery. When it comes to knee replacement pain relief, there are plenty of things you […]
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 […]
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.
A general guideline that has always been endorsed to follow is to apply cold in the early stage of most injuries and then to apply heat later. But we can give you the full lowdown on why, and how this will benefit your injury.
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, […]
If you are on the road to recovery from a knee injury, then you may well have been advised by an exercise professional to use a bicycle to aid in your knee rehabilitation. There are a range of reasons why this is the case, one of which is the fact that cycling prevents the knees […]