Exercise

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Obesity & Weight Loss: The struggles & how to overcome them

Since the government linked obesity with COVID-19 risk factors, weight-loss seems to be the topic on everyone’s minds. With conflicting information available at the touch of a button, S&C Coach Andy Reay wants to set the record straight.

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To Stretch or not to Stretch? That Is The (Runners’) Question

If you are a runner who stretches before and after a run, you’re likely in the majority. Physiotherapist Stephen Armstrong explores the facts behind stretching for runners and if it really is as helpful as we’ve been led to believe.

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Muscle Inhibition in Knee Pain

If an area is injured or inflamed the muscles around it can likely switch off’ leading to other muscles and areas having to work harder to compensate. We discuss this in relation to the knee, the signs, symptoms and appropriate treatment.

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5 Reasons Why Bouldering Should Be Your New (Olympic Approved) Hobby

Are you spending your days dreaming of climbing? So is Physiotherapist Bryan Herry. It’s no surprise that Climbing is a very popular sport — as well as being a whole body workout it’s a great challenge. Bryan explains the main benefits he has found from Bouldering.

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Calcium and Vitamin D: Implications for Social Distancing 

Although current restrictions make it more difficult to access the outdoors for our daily dose of Vitamin D, our Medical Director & Consultant Rheumatologist gives some advice on ways we can still achieve this.

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Working from Home: Hints & Habits

In recent weeks, many of us went from commuting into an office environment to converting our dining tables into offices and classrooms. No-one had time to prepare for such a dramatic change, so here are our top eight tips to help you adapt to this new way of working.

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That Ankle Sprain will be fine! Will It?

Ankle sprains are a common injury, for which you might think that after a bit of rest, it will resolve itself. Physiotherapist Stephen Armstrong explains why these injuries shouldn’t be overlooked.

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Golf; Training on Tour

Training whilst on tour can be similar to the situation we find ourselves in today; apart from your usual gym space and equipment. See how S&C Coach, Chris McCann gets around this hurdle.