07 Jul

10,000 Step a day challenge

“A journey of a thousand miles begins with one small step” – Chinese proverb  The average person will walk 128,000 km (80,000 miles) in their lifetime.  Walking speeds varies greatly depending on height/weight, age, terrain, surface, load, effort and fitness but the average walking speed in 5 km/hour (3.1 miles). Many of you will have […]

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06 Jul

Do you sit at a desk?

Does your 9 to 5 leave no time for structured exercise? Try These: Working on a keyboard your chest muscles can become tight and the muscles between your shoulder blades might be underused.  This stretch will help correct this muscle imbalance: Sit forward from the back of your chair With your thumbs pointing towards the ceiling, open […]

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05 Jul

Fitness Technology

The wearable technology phenomenon took off in 2015 and now it is in full swing with Fitbit, Apple, Garmin and Samsung taking up the majority of the marketplace and for those who do not wear a technology most mobile phones will allow you to download apps to track your activity.  but what do these activity […]

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02 Jul

Choosing the correct shoes

A question I am often asked is “What are the best shoes to buy?”  This is a very difficult question to answer as it depends on your foot size, shape and the amount of time you spend on your feet. It’s not unlike choosing tyres for your car!  You wouldn’t put a set of bald […]

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01 Jul

Are you suffering from neck pain?

It is such a busy time of year – running around and racing in all directions overload in every direction it is little wonder that pain caused by stress or anxiety can be a pain in the neck (“literally!”) Since the average human head weighs about 10 lbs, the muscles in the neck, upper back […]

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