Exercise

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Don’t Be Afraid of Load

Load is good for joints, don’t be afraid to lift heavy through a full range of motion. This blog discusses the safest ways to introduce load to your rehab or strength training.

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Sleep Is A Legal Performance Enhancing Drug

If sleep was a tablet, all doctors would prescribe it…” See why Physiotherapist, Clare Silvester advises sleep as part of her rehabilitation programmes.

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Behavioural Change towards Exercise

We have all heard of the benefits of exercise (fat loss, improved mental health, reduced co-morbidities, improved wellbeing) but while some may find it easy, why is it usually challenging to make meaningful and lasting change towards exercises goals?

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HOKA ONE ONE Mens Challenger ATR 5 REVIEW

The HOKA ATR 5 is designed as an all-terrain shoe, which Physiotherapist, Michael Harrop has been testing over the last 3 months.

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The Hydration Debate — How Much Water Do You Really Need?

Nutritionist Marc Bubbs explores whether there is a danger to drinking too much water and if it is better for you to drink when you’re thirsty, rather than aiming for a daily quota.

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Managing Back Pain

Back pain is one of the most common complaints we see at Pure Sports Medicine so experts: Medical Director John Etherington and Physiotherapist Erin Lahay offer their advice on back pain, what to look for and what to do if you do experience it.

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Snap, Crackle and Pop! Top 5 Likely Rugby Injuries

What are the most common injuries sustained in Rugby? This blog discusses the 5 most likely injuries to experience for rugby players, and what treatment to seek during recovery.

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The Importance of Exercise

We are always being told that exercise is good for us, but how important is it really?