Why do you get sore after exercise and what can you do to help?

Why do we get sore after a training session? Delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS) describes a phenomenon of muscle pain, muscle soreness or muscle stiffness that occurs in the day or two after exercise. This muscle soreness is most frequently felt when you begin a new exercise program, change your exercise routine, or dramatically increase […]

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Medical Acupuncture: Treatment for Musculoskeletal Pain Relief

Medical Acupuncture Treatment for Musculoskeletal Pain Relief Acupuncture is viewed as a holistic, complementary and alternative medicine that stands outside of the Western scientific tradition. According to Vickers and Zollman (1999) acupuncture can be partly explained through a physiological model. Acupuncture is known to stimulate A delta fibres (sensory nerve finer which carry cold pressure and […]

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Sports Massage and Marathon Running

 “The factor that probably boosted Paula Radcliffe’s performance more than any other is her ability to regenerate. Her regular massages were to give extra maintenance to the whole body. Above all it’s to give Paula’s muscles and tendons the best chance to recover from the heavy workloads she puts them through” The training secrets of […]

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The London Marathon and Sports Massage

The London Marathon and Sports Massage   “The factor that probably boosted Paula Radcliffe’s performance more than any other is her ability to regenerate. Her regular massages were to give extra maintenance to the whole body. Above all it’s to give Paula’s muscles and tendons the best chance to recover from the heavy workloads she puts […]

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Short-Term Preparation for a 10km Race

Short Term Preparation for a 10km Race The final 2 days leading up to race day are very important. The last workouts, equipment / mental prep, logistical planning and meal planning can have a major impact upon performance.   2 Days Before Penultimate Workout: Your penultimate workout before the race should be relatively easy to […]

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Sports Massage and Marathon Running!

“The factor that probably boosted Paula Radcliffe’s performance more than any other is her ability to regenerate. Her regular massages were to give extra maintenance to the whole body. Above all it’s to give Paula’s muscles and tendons the best chance to recover from the heavy workloads she puts them through” The training secrets of […]

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Marathon Training – Top Tips!

Top Tips for Marathon training – Strength Training – most of a marathon runners’ training will obviously involve endless hours pounding the streets, however, spending some time in the gym will definitely lead to improvements in your running and recovery times.  Historically running coaches have dismissed resistance training, claiming extra weight and bulk is bad […]

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