#ThursdayTherapy: Pre and post massage benefits and purpose…

What’s the difference between pre and post race massage and what impact can it have? EP Therapist Gail explains what they both mean and why we adapt treatments accordingly. “I recently worked out at the ITU World Championship in Pontevedra with Team GB Age Group, plus a few Aussies, as part of the Nirvana Europe team – […]

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#ThursdayTherapy Post Marathon Recovery

Recovery, I feel it’s really important yet often forgotten about:   The power of good recovery, my 4 simple tips, pick one and commit by replying and scheduling in your diary:   1. Daily stretching, breathing and mobilising. Will do wonders for your posture, prevent injury and enhance recovery. It also gives you a time […]

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#WednesdayWorkout: Quick Marathon Mindset Race Weekend Tips

Here are some Quick Marathon Mindset Tips…. although they work for any distance and sport…. give it a go and let me know how you get on. I shared some of them at the Manchester Marathon Evening on stage (Photo), such an amazing line up of speakers and athletes… Write a plan down, how to have your […]

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EP Therapist Kate on the Paris Marathon

 Last Sunday EP Therapist Kate took on the Paris Marathon…. “My Autumn/Winter training in the rain, wind and snow culminated in Paris last Sunday. It was a beautiful, sunny morning as the athletes gathered on the Avenue des Champs-Élysées.  I tried to keep a steady pace as I took in the beautiful sights of Paris, it is […]

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Easter #SaturdayEvents Fancy an adventure challenge?

On Saturday’s we share an event we feel you, our #TeamEnergised, will love. This Saturday we’re sharing The Orbis Challenge in October 2019 with Orbis Expeditions.   There are only a handful of places left to join Dame Kelly Holmes to take on three incredible trail runs through Southern Malawi. You will be joined by a team of […]

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#WednesdayWorkout ankle stability and strength

In last weeks #ThursdayTherapy we looked at the difference ankle strength and stability can make to your running performance. Here are some top ways to improve your stability and strength….   Basic ankle stability exercises with Head Coach Kim and client Karen   Plan 1-2, 20mins leg strengthening sessions through your training week using a […]

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#ThursdayTherapy: What happens to performance when your ankles fatigue

EP Therapist Gail writes….. “When it comes to any activity ankle strength and stability will have an impact on your performance. The article below goes through a recent small scale study and the results suggest that “as the run progressed, the runners did less and less work with their ankles, and more and more work with […]

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#WednesdayWorkout: superset training

The term Superset weight training can be a little confusing as there are many interpretations of what it means. So, supersets are for those wanting a proper fat burn strength workout in a shorter amount of time than the traditional straight set weights session (full rest periods between sets). www.burnthefatblog.com/antagonist-supersets This very informative article from Tom […]

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#SaturdayEvents Tetbury Woolsack Races

On Saturday’s we share an event we feel you, our Team Energised, will love. This Saturday is the Tetbury Woolsack Races​, taking place on the 27th May 2019.   “The races have no greater aim than for individuals and teams to demonstrate their strength and fitness by racing whilst carrying a sack of wool – up […]

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#SundayUpdate: Energised Massage Therapist Kate’s marathon training

Energised massage therapist Kate Hughes took on the challenge of the HOKA ONE ONE half marathon last Saturday.   “Beautiful Afan forest was indeed challenging and the weather was harsh but I finished and felt proud of my achievement. Winter trail running is perfect to set you up for those Spring marathons.   I am now really […]

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