• JANUARY 3, 2022
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    Barefoot Running Blog

    Barefoot Running Blog

    If anyone has ever read “Born to Run” by Christopher McDougall their interest may have been piqued by barefoot running; running just like our ancient ancestors on the Serengetti. However we don’t live in a world where we must run to catch our dinner on the prairie, we live in a world where running is

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    • MARCH 3, 2022
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    3 Important principles of Resistance training

    3 Important principles of Resistance training

    Specificity: This relates to the idea that in order to get better at a certain task or skill, you must perform that task. It seems like a fairly simple concept but one that many of us forget about when it comes to physical exertion. Have you ever lifted a bag of coal or compost or

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    • MARCH 17, 2022
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    <strong>Why golfers need strength and mobility</strong><strong> </strong>

    Why golfers need strength and mobility 

    Help prevent injuries and improve performance Golf has become an incredibly popular sport among many people at both an amateur and professional level. Some people take it up later in life and it is undoubtedly played predominantly by people over 50. Golf is often considered to be a low to moderate level activity, depending on

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    • SEPTEMBER 1, 2022
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    <strong>Dexa Scans, Strength training and bone health</strong>

    Dexa Scans, Strength training and bone health

    Long term benefits on bone density Having recently started our online ‘better bones’ exercise class, we have had some excellent feedback and some really interesting questions around bone density. The best measure of bone density is a DEXA scan. This scan is used to assess your risk of osteoporosis.  In previous blogs we have touched

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