#ThursdayTherapy: What is proprioception?

 EP Therapist Gail explains that proprioception “is your brains awareness of where your body is in space…   As part of the Sports Therapy course I’m completing at the moment we had a nice little refresher on #proprioception, what it means and how important it is with performance and post injury recovery.   We have […]

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#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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#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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#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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#WednesdayWorkout: Which Cardio exercise is best?

Which is best HIIT or steady state cardio workouts? Polar Ambassador Christian Jonsson explains the difference between the two types of cardio workouts and how to get the most out of them HERE For overall fitness the best plan is a combination of the two types of cardio, then with an emphasis on one or the […]

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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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#SundayThought What are your goals for 2019?

 What are your dreams and goals for 2019?   ‘Only those who risk going too far, can possibly find out how far one can go’ #tselliot🌍   Brilliant evening with Levison Wood ‘Badlands & Beyond’, learn, laugh & fall in love with exploring – dates left & new book levisonwood.com/speaking   Take action towards your dream…. here to help […]

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#FridayFood From our friends at Go Faster Food….

Energised has teamed up with another local business Go Faster Food to offer you 20% off their delicious Go Bites! Kate Percy launched Go Bites in 2017 to give active people a snack that was naturally healthy and sustaining. These all-natural energy balls are made predominantly from dried fruit, nuts & seeds and oats. They […]

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