Stretches, something everyone does before a run or a workout. However, which muscles should we stretch?
How should we stretch it? How long should we hold each stretch for?
Based on recent studies, stretches do not actually reduce the risk in injuries with any exercise. However, it is still recommended as it helps with improving body awareness and provides that temporary relief for tight muscles.
Well, worry not as here are 5 different stretches to help tackle those tight muscles that are required for running.
I may have left my bid to be an Ironman champion a little late at the ripe old age of thirty-something (let’s not get caught up in detail); but having just completed my first ever triathlon I wanted to provide some advice and encouragement to anyone else thinking of giving it a go.
What are they? How did I get them? How do I fix them?
Shin splints are a common injury experienced by many runners and sports people. They can be as frustrating as they are painful. At Wisdom Physiotherapy in Nedlands we are also able to offer Clinical Pilates rehab programs to address muscle imbalances with precise, effective exercises. Additionally, we can help design or modify your training program to firstly allow recovery and then progress your running.
This is the 6th blog in the Clinical Pilates 4-week challenge. 24/8/15, by Jess Davies I was lucky to get Jeremy all to myself on my Monday evening pilates class. I had spent the weekend down south and therefore had been sitting in a car for most of the day driving back to Perth. My […]
12/8/15, by Jess Davies The more time I spend with Jeremy at Wisdom Physiotherapy, the more I realise how little I have looked after my body over the past few years. I am the kind of person who doesn’t like to stop and rest – I don’t believe in colds, I never get massages and […]
I have never understood pilates, although I have heard rumours that it is good for you. My opinion has always been that it is some sort of fashionable exercise that people who don’t like to get sweaty do while wearing the latest Lululemon apparel before meeting their friends for coffee.
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