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To Move or NOT to Move @ Work

To Move or NOT to Move @ Work

  Society has become the most sedentary since time began. Humans are naturally moving machines and we are no longer moving. This news is nothing new and this problem is no longer just a physical one but also a neurological one. Increased stress, mental... Read More

Swim Long – Part 3

Swim Long – Part 3

Welcome to part 3. By now I hope that you have had a chance to read through Parts I and II and have identified where you need help. I’ve included two short demos where I show you how to practice lengthening the side waist,... Read More

Swim out of Pain – Part 2

Swim out of Pain – Part 2

What is Swimmer’s shoulder? Swimmer’s shoulder is an umbrella term covering all rotator cuff injuries. There are many overuse injuries that affect swimmer’s shoulder; over-training, fatigue, hyper-mobility, poor stroke technique, weakness, tightness, poor everyday posture, stiffness and stress. If any of these go ignored for an... Read More

Swim to Live – Part 1

Swim to Live – Part 1

This is a three-part educational blog about swimming. I’ve broken it down simply because there is so much to say I can’t possibly fit it into one! The first part is mostly personal experience, the place, the people, the open water, the biomechanics and... Read More

To Wee or Not Wee – Incontinence is the question

To Wee or Not Wee – Incontinence is the question

    Stress urinary incontinence (SUI) is the unintentional loss of urine. It can happen with activity such as running, jumping, coughing, sneezing or laughing. Any activity that increases your ‘intra-abdominal’ pressure more than the resting muscle tone of the pelvic floor muscle (PFM)... Read More