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Injury Anxiety: the path to recovery

October 25, 2016 Sophie House

All athletes¬†experience injuries from time to time. But the thought of being injured, and taking time out from our sport, often evokes a hell of a lot of frustration, self-doubt, and anxiety. So, besides the obvious physical pain of injury, we are often left feeling heartbroken and a little bit empty too, torn away from our love affair by shin splints. There are plenty of incredibly useful articles out there about how to recover physically from sports injuries; from stretching to strengthening techniques, or ice and elevated resting. Many of […]

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Importance of the Core and How to Train it

July 13, 2016 Lucy Patchett

The core mainly consists of the torso muscles: the abdominis and obliques. However, contrary to many people’s conception of the core simply being that much desired ‘six-pack’, there is much more to it than meets the eye. This powerhouse of muscle also includes the diaphragm, pelvic floor, back muscles (multifidus), and the gluteus maximus. […]