Energy Push

Energy Push

Energy Push This is an energy building exercise that stimulates the stomach and liver specifically. If you are lethargic, or you’re having a period of disrupted, digestion this is a wonderful exercise to try. It also calms the mind and generally builds chi or energy...
When Exercise Becomes Bad For You

When Exercise Becomes Bad For You

Let’s be honest, you’re probably not going to make it to the next olympics. Neither am I and I’ve had to come to terms with this too:-) But in all seriousness, why do you exercise? I know I exercise to: To feel stronger To feel fit To maintain my health (physically,...
How Knee Pain Occurs

How Knee Pain Occurs

I’ve had three conversations this week about knee problems, particularly ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) tears. Now before you switch off because you think, “ah well that’s good because that doesn’t apply to me”, I really would ask you to keep reading. Do so for the...
Shoulder Circles

Shoulder Circles

Shoulder Circles The shoulder circles exercise is a fantastic exercise for stabilising the shoulder either as a warm up to switch the shoulder stabilisers on, or if you have had shoulder pain, to regain full function in the muscles that hold the joint together. The...
Hip Extension / Knee Flexion

Hip Extension / Knee Flexion

Hip Extension / Knee Flexion The glutes are often very poorly developed and under active, combine that with a lack of integration with the hamstrings and lumbar spine and it can set up hip issues to name just one. This is one of my favourite glute, hamstring and back...
Cardiovascular Health – 7 Important Lessons

Cardiovascular Health – 7 Important Lessons

The following points are key take aways from an excellent book I studied earlier this year called – Primal Endurance – by Mark Sissons and Brad Kearns.   Its such a great book on endurance training but there are lots of great take-aways for anyone,...