Tag Archives: Stress

A Fork in the Road – A look at Aging, Stress and Injuries.

I was recently helping a runner get over an injury. This person had decided to start running and had picked up a few injuries. Instead of getting depressed about her injury, she decided to change the way she looked at … Continue reading

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The Suboccipitals – Don’t underestimate their importance.

The Suboccipitals are some of the most interesting muscles that you possess. This will give you an idea as to where they are placed: This is a deep layer group of muscles that lie underneath the trapezius insertions. Their purpose … Continue reading

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The Mighty Psoas.

Your psoas muscle plays an incredibly important role. It is a hidden muscle tucked behind your abdomen and so it is a bit more difficult to envisage than other muscles that you can see and palpate. There are a number … Continue reading

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Muscles used in breathing.

The process of breathing is really complex and so it needs to be stated that we can only scratch the surface of this amazing mechanism. Lets look at some of the muscles that are involved in the process. I wrote … Continue reading

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Relaxation and Fitness.

All of life is about balance. Injuries take place when bodies get out of balance. Athletic and life burnout take place when we spend too much time in a state of tension. With regard to the previous point,tension is the … Continue reading

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The Question: Will I enjoy Cycling?

We often get faced with the following scenario: Someone walks in and looks at the bikes we stock. The person has not been on a bike for a few years and is wrestling with a question, “What if I buy … Continue reading

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Why you should run a half marathon.

It’s time to set some new running goals. Running a half marathon is a good goal to set. Here are some reasons – 1. Running is a relatively easy sport to get into. You will have an initial outlay as … Continue reading

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