What Are Free Radicals?

What Are Free Radicals?

What Are Free Radicals? Free radicals are particles within the body that play a role in increasingthe oxidation rate of cells. Think cellular rustingif you like, ageing! Now I don’t know about you but that doesn’t sound good to me, and in fact, it isn’t!...

Should You Take Supplements?

Should You Take Supplements? If you NEED to take supplements because you have been advised to or you have done some research and feel that you have benefitted from taking a supplement or two, there is potentially lifestyle imbalances that are promoting that. Firstly,...

Prone Hip Ext | How To…

Prone Hip Ext | How To…

Prone Hip Ext | How To… Getting the hip joint into extension is SUCH a challenge for so many people. Reason? Well we pretty much all sit for our work, this puts our hips into flexion for 8-10 hours per day, then we sit in cars, trains and buses and finally we...

Should I Bend My Back or Not?

Should I Bend My Back or Not?

Should I Bend My Back or Not? This is an absolute classic question when it comes to back pain and those lifting weights. It’s also incredibly poorly understood in my opinion, with experts on either side of the fence. Here is what I think works and makes most sense:...

Crab Walk | How To…

Crab Walk | How To…

Crab Walk | How To… The gluteus medius is one of the most underused muscles by many. Seeing knees wobble inward, hips drop when climbing stairs are all examples of poor glute function. The crab walk is a great exercise to activate lazy glutes either in the...

Meditation Doesn’t Work!

Meditation Doesn’t Work!

Meditation Doesn’t Work! “Meditation doesn’t work for me” is what someone said to me recently. I had to disagree with this and explain why I thought so. If you’re feeling stressed, anxious or low and you think now is a good time to turn to meditation because...

Side Plank | How To…

Side Plank | How To…

The side plank adds a fantastic challenge in the frontal plane and is often VERY weak in people and consequently it can be the root of knee, hip and lower back challenges. Primarily it works the obliques muscles of the trunk, but it’s brilliant for the glute medius of...

How To Lower Cholesterol Naturally

How To Lower Cholesterol Naturally

How To Lower Cholesterol Naturally I was asked a while back by a client how they could lower cholesterol naturally, as they had been told by their doctor that their levels were on the high side and that they should be taking statins to help lower the cholesterol....

Tummy Vacuum

Tummy Vacuum

Tummy Vacuum Tummy vacuum, works the transverse abdomens (TVA) which is a large corset-type muscles that wraps all the way round the abdomen and into an area of the lower back called the thoracic-lumbar fascia. With lower back pain or poor abdominal tone this is one...