Quick Tips to Assess Your Squat

We use a squat based movement pattern in near enough every session. Their inclusion in some form in every warm up we perform highlights how functional and fundamental to effective training the squat movement is. When we squat we see flexion at the hip, knee and ankle. This movement is performed in all of theContinue reading “Quick Tips to Assess Your Squat”

Fixing the Flaws: Part 1

It doesn’t really matter if you are an elite level athlete or a beginner.┬áThere are always going to be areas in your fitness that you need to work on. You are not Mr or Mrs Perfect….. Sorry…. Be it whole body strength, the transfer of your physicality in the weight room to your sport orContinue reading “Fixing the Flaws: Part 1”

Why Soft Tissue Work on Your Shoulders Will Improve Your Squat and Take Away Back Pain.

At some point anyone who trains regularly will have an incident of shoulder pain. While looking to maintain healthy shoulders it is important to maintain good tissue quality in and around the shoulder. The musculature of the posterior shoulder plays a direct role of how your shoulder posture positions itself. To the back of theContinue reading “Why Soft Tissue Work on Your Shoulders Will Improve Your Squat and Take Away Back Pain.”

Why Posture is Important: Part 2- A Crash Course in Hip Anatomy…

This is a follow on from Part 1 where we discussed the fundamental benefits of postural balance and keeping the spine in a neutral position. The concept often over viewed in most back care programmes and core training workouts is that specific postural issues such as pain, tightness or discomfort in movement are often notContinue reading “Why Posture is Important: Part 2- A Crash Course in Hip Anatomy…”