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Stability in the right direction

How many steps do you take a day?  10,000? 3895? 500?  Or are you not that sad and don’t keep count?  Maybe you guys have a fitbit or a pedometer which keeps count for you to see how many miles you have done.  Either way, if each one of us counts the amount we use […]

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A break down of a deadlift

Most of us know that deadlifts are a good test of strength.  This exercise is very common in the gym.  The guy in the corner shouting..yeah he’s the one doing a million kg deadlift !  Nevertheless, whatever weight you lift for the deadlift, you want to carry it out with the best possible technique.  Deadlifts […]

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Stretch compounds to ease muscle and joint stiffness

For everybody who participates in a sport or regular activity they will experience muscle stiffness and joint pains.  For those who address this and don’t like the feeling of walking like a donkey they will stretch out the area of concern.  However, stretching that muscle itself might not be sufficient enough or efficient to ease […]

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Running with ITB syndrome – You don’t want it!

ITB syndrome stands for Iliotibial band syndrome and is not your friend!  This usually occurs with runners as they continuously pound the tarmac causing pressure to build up in their lower limbs.  Let’s just have a look at what ITB syndrome is all about first. Your iliotibial band runs down from your pelvis and attaches […]

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Deep breaths – The key to performance

Now I don’t care what you are doing whether you are hitting a punchbag, running a 100 meter sprint, dead lifting a cow or doing yoga..YOU HAVE TO BREATH! Yeah I know this sounds strange and pretty obvious that yes breathing is compulsory and we don’t need to think about it….or do we ? Let’s […]

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