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Essential Home Exercise Equipment to Keep You Pain-Free, Strong, & Mobile During the Coronavirus

Essential Home Exercise Equipment to Keep You Pain-Free, Strong, & Mobile During the Coronavirus

The Coronavirus has made our world that little bit smaller of late. And the need to take charge of your own pain, health and fitness have never been more important. With direct access to health, medical, and fitness professionals more difficult for the time being,…

What is the Best Foot-Strike Pattern For Running? (And Why We Miss the Point)

What is the Best Foot-Strike Pattern For Running? (And Why We Miss the Point)

If you run, there’s every chance you’re aware of the heel strike vs forefoot strike debate. For those unaware, there’s no current consensus on which foot-strike pattern is “best“ to decrease injury risk and improve running performance. There are many well-informed and passionate opinions of…

7 Tips to Boost Your Immune System Naturally in Response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

7 Tips to Boost Your Immune System Naturally in Response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

It’s fair to say the world feels a little different at the moment thanks to the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Its impact on social events, schools, sports leagues, and even entire countries is very real, and for good reason. With the number of deaths and those fighting…

Research: Grunting Provides a Competitive Advantage

Research: Grunting Provides a Competitive Advantage

The topic of grunting in tennis is both interesting and controversial. Many spectators see grunting as disrespectful and ultimately annoying to listen to. I personally know a few die-hard tennis lovers who can only watch certain players with the volume down. On the other hand,…

Why the Cause of Tight Chest Muscles is a Stiff Upper Back

Why the Cause of Tight Chest Muscles is a Stiff Upper Back

On the surface, treatment for tight chest muscles is well-defined. All they need is a consistent stretching regime to loosen them up over time. It comes across as a no-brainer, doesn’t it? But what if I was to suggest there’s more to tight chest muscles…

Research: Resistance Training Is an Effective Treatment for Depression

Research: Resistance Training Is an Effective Treatment for Depression

An Irish systematic review of current research has found resistance training may be a very helpful treatment for depression. And this may be important when we consider the impact depression has on the world today. Many of us have a broad appreciation of what depression…

101 Clinically Proven Physical Therapy Tips to Conquer Pain, Reclaim Normal Function and Enhance the Quality of Your Life in 2020

101 Clinically Proven Physical Therapy Tips to Conquer Pain, Reclaim Normal Function and Enhance the Quality of Your Life in 2020

As an experienced Physical Therapist, I’ve come to understand many things about the body, its mechanics, injury and the recovery process. Some things I’ve learned from gifted people, and others I’ve worked hard to figure out for myself. The bottom line, however, is that each…

Why I’m At Odds With Evidence-Based Practice

Why I’m At Odds With Evidence-Based Practice

Over the last few years, I’ve been questioning what the term ‘evidence-based practice’ means to me personally and professionally as a Physiotherapist (Physical Therapist). I understand what it is and why it’s important, but I can’t help but feel we’re collectively losing a little perspective.…

Research: Cold Water Immersion Stunts Muscle Hypertrophy

Research: Cold Water Immersion Stunts Muscle Hypertrophy

The thought of cold water immersion may not instantly sound appealing to the uninitiated. Yet despite this perception, we often underrate its ability to enhance our health and quality of life. Thanks to pioneers like Wim Hof and his Wim Hof Method, we are slowly…

The Marc Pro: 14 Unique Benefits to Revolutionize Your Rehab & Recovery

The Marc Pro: 14 Unique Benefits to Revolutionize Your Rehab & Recovery

How familiar are you with the Marc Pro device? If the answer is “not very” and you value fitness and performance then you’re hopefully in for a treat. The Marc Pro is a tool you need to at least be familiar with going forward for…