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One “Tensor Fasciae Latae,” – without sugar, please.

It’s difficult to say, “Tensor Fasciae Latae” and not think of coffee. In fact, I think a lot about coffee and a lot about this muscle. So, without any sugar, let’s look at this incredibly important muscle.

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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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Achilles Tendinosis.

In Greek mythology, Achilles was the Greek hero of the Trojan War, and the central character of Homer’s Iliad. This seemingly indestructible warrior was brought down by Apollo, who managed to shoot an arrow into his achilles tendon. The story of Achilles is … Continue reading

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A Look at Sciatica.

Sciatic pain comes in different forms- some people report a stabbing pain in the lower back, while others feel areas of tingling or numbness down the leg. The sciatic nerve comes out of the spine and runs down through the … Continue reading

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Getting your Shoulders to Soldier on.

Today’s challenge: Read the title five times as quickly as possible. If you get it right you can give yourself a tap on the soldier, sorry, shoulder. The shoulder is the most unstable joint in the human body. Compared to … Continue reading

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Know Your Muscles – Tibialis Anterior.

Please note, this article is written to expand a lay person’s knowledge of their body. The better you understand your body as an athlete, the better you will be able to look after it. Intro to the muscle.  Put your … Continue reading

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How to prevent overtraining.

How to prevent overtraining. Read the previous article so that you are better able to recognise the symptoms involved. http://sbrsport.me/2014/05/04/signs-of-over-training/ Keep a training diary.  In your diary, you can record details such as your resting heart rate when you wake up … Continue reading

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