#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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#TuesdayCharity: coping with the pressure of challenge events and fundraising

A little different to our normal #TuesdayCharity post, yet the fundraising is an important aspect of any charity challenge and it can be a massive pressure on top of all the training for the challenge itself. Great blog post from the guys at Sports Injury Fix on the pressures that we can feel…. www.sportsinjuryfix.com/under-pressure At Energised Performance, charity and giving […]

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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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#TuesdayThought Do you know your happy places?

Reconnect with them, often life gets so busy with ‘shoulds’ we forget what makes us happy, inside out… 🌎 Love to know your happy places, near & far…do share 💙   For me, one of my happy places is travel & adventure: exploring, meeting different cultures and being with the community people, helping in a tiny […]

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#FridayFood: Take time for yourself at a retreat

Sometimes to really get to grips with changing the habits that keep us stuck we need to step away. A Retreat can be a great way of fully embracing a lifestyle change but not feeling overwhelmed by all the nutritional information out there…. The River Cottage​ Wellness Retreats run throughout the year offering you the […]

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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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