Part 2 ; Fascia in Movement

Previously, we looked at what fascia is and what its functions are. In this post, were going to look at why its so important for movement. In part one, we explained that fascia covers and connects a range of different structures in the body and creates a continuity of soft tissue. Work by Tom Myers… Read More

Concentric Only Training, Why Use It?

With an abundance of different training techniques, it’s often hard to know whats worth incorporating in to your training. Ultimately, different training techniques will suit different people for a variety of reasons such as their athletic background and what they are training for. Most people have a fairly generic training goal of being fitter, stronger… Read More

Foam Rolling Literature Review – Does it Work?

Recently I have been asked a lot about my view on foam rolling, so I have decided to put together a post highlighting my personal opinion, as well as a little bit of the current research. Foam rolling has been around for a while and while it’s widely used, the mechanisms of how it works… Read More

The Hip Flexor Series – Part 3 – The Hip Capsule and Self Mobilisations

As we previously spoke about in the last two parts of this series, Hip Flexor Tightness (HFT) is a common problem and once this has been diagnosed, a stretching programme should be started to promote extensibility of the muscle complex and prevent future injuries from occurring. While static stretching to this muscle group alone tend… Read More

Hip Flexor Series – Part 2 – How to Correctly Stretch Your Hip Flexors

Recently you may have seen my Instagram post on a common mistake made when completing a kneeling hip flexor stretch. This post is going to address this issue in more detail, as well as provide improvements to this common stretch. The most common hip flexor stretch is completed in a kneeling position, with one knee… Read More

The Hip Flexor Series – Part 1 – How To Assess Your Hip Flexor Tightness

Over the next 5 posts, I’m going to be taking you through a full hip flexor series which will include posts and videos on how to assess, improve and maintain your hip flexor complex. This muscle attaches directly on to the pelvis, therefore it plays a key role in altering pelvic inclination levels. Because of… Read More

Chocolate Brownie Protein Balls

You’re at work, it’s about 11 o’clock, your belly is rumbling and you’re craving something sweet. Sound familiar? Trying to find a healthy and filling snack can be really difficult. You’ll likely stumble across something that’s packed full of sugars and ingredients you’ve never heard of, or you’ll spend a fortune on something that sounds healthy,… Read More