#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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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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Happy Energised Easter Time!!

Happy Energised Easter Time you wonderful lot! Let us know what you’re up to over the coming months and if we can support you at all? Gail is off to massage at the ITU World Champs following on from Kim’s work with the Team – do book in if you are going, Kate is recovering from an awesome […]

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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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Upcoming events for Team Energised to join in…..

Things we could do… what do you reckon Team Energised…. fancy any? Or do share links to others, as sooo many great races about….   Great Bristol 10k Run, Sun 5th May PROPS – Providing Opportunities and Support Sportive – 2nd June, Energised Kate will be massaging after & looking after you The Big Retreat Wales […]

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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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#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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#ThursdayTherapy New Year Resolution activity balance…

EP Therapist Gail​ shares her thoughts on looking after your body and maintaining balance while in the midst of January NY Resolution fever…. “This time of year a lot of people decide to make changes about their activity level and this is great, not just for your body but your mind as well. It’s important […]

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