Exercising is great for your body, but sometimes, it can result in an injury that can cause mild to intense pain and strain in areas of the body. An injury can occur because of many reasons, including accidents, ill-informed training practices or poor conditioning; where possible, all three things should be managed as much as […]
Just because the winter chill has rolled in, it doesn’t mean you should give up on your exercise routines – although, we can all guilty of hibernating during the winter!
Due to the high-velocity nature of rugby, it is one of the sports with the highest number of injuries to players. Over the course of the rugby season, as high as one in four players will be injured. With each player performing, on average, 20-40 tackles per match so, with there being an average of […]
Sporting injuries can be a real pain (literally) that can force you to take a break from your favourite sports. Common causes of sporting injuries include the failure to perform a decent warm-up before you get into the game; although other causes can include the incorrect use of equipment, as well as inadequate safety precautions […]
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 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. […]
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 […]
What makes us all special is that we are unique, and this goes for our bodies as well as our minds! That’s why not every exercise will benefit each person in the same way; understanding your body type can be the best way to create your exercise plan and reach your goals a lot quicker! […]