common foot complaints

Common Foot Complaints

This article looks at the common foot complaints and how to resolve them. If you need treatment for your foot pain issues do get in contact so that we can get you back on your feet 🙂 You can read the full article here (PDF – opens in a new tab).

How to Keep Fit Over 50

I’ve recently written an article for the Daily Telegraph supplement on How to Keep Fit Over 50. You can read the full article here (PDF – opens in a new tab).   For help or advice on fitness training and keeping fit, please get in touch.

New Challenges for 2022

New Challenges for 2022

Thinking of new challenges for 2022? Always had your eye on a bucket list event but not sure how to go about it? I had published in the Evening Standard a mini guide on how to go about achieving those challenges. Let me know if one of them catches your eye and you’d like more…

Kids and Exercise

Kids and Exercise

I was commissioned by Runner’s World to look at the subject of our children, exercise and the risks of over training. Of course, our youngsters should be encouraged and supported with their sports, but we should also be aware of their growing bodies in terms of skeleton and soft tissue, and their potential susceptibility to…

osteoporosis

#worldosteoporosisday 2021

💪 It is estimated that we lose 5-8% of bone density per decade from our 30s which can lead to osteoporosis 💪 Resistance training can not only slow that, it can reverse the process 💪 Running and other aerobic exercise is brilliant as it is a positive load on our bones and has many other…

cycling and running

PEDAL POWER

Ever wondered how cycling and running can work together? In my first paid for commission by an online magazine, I look into their symbiotic relationship 🙂 “How this low-impact exercise significantly improved my running form”

DOMs

DOMS

Having had a spot of Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness from an over ambitious strength workout I decided to do an investigation into the folk lore surrounding the best way of surviving an uncomfortable few days and discovered that, unfortunately, it’s more a case of suck it up, princess! https://www.stylist.co.uk/fitness-health/workouts/doms-recovery-common-mucle-recovery-techniques/555539    

Strength Training Demystified

Strength Training Demystified

Over lockdown I had time to do Continuing Professional Development that I’ve had my eye on for awhile. Strength and Conditioning for Therapists is a course created and delivered by Dr Claire Minshull, a well known and highly respected physiotherapist specialising in rehabilitation and conditioning. The course is specifically for therapists interested in the latest…

Covid-safe practices

12th April is ON! :)

Happy to be released from what I thought might be (very) early retirement back in the Winter! The online booking system is open from 12th April. Any teachers that can’t find a slot they need this week (Easter Holidays) please contact me and I will try and fit you in. Really looking forward to seeing…

rehabilitation advice

Bring Peace and Love to Your Ankle Sprain Recovery

Most of us have experienced going over on an ankle whether running or some other seemingly innocuous activity. Instantly you are hobbling or sitting on the floor clutching the offending foot and, if a runner, wondering when you’ll run again and quickly stopping the Garmin. Advice for treatment has always followed acronyms based on similar…