Triathlon’s ‘fourth’ discipline…

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Triathlons are tough on the body, which is why recovery, stretching, strengthening and conditioning are so important.
If triathlon is your next challenge, read on to avoid some more common injuries that will stop you in your tracks!

If you’re …

5 ways to stop hamstring and gastric strains

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1. Adequately warm up before any sport for 5 to 10 minutes.
Active warm up:
👉 Heel raises, squats, lunges, buttkickers, heel walks, toe walks, and toe touches)
👉 5-minute run or progressively increasing 50m sprints (start with a jog, …

Netball – how to survive the season injury-free

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Since England won their first gold at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games, England Netball has seen a huge growth in participation.

Liverpool hosted this year’s Netball World Cup – which will have inspired many to take up the sport!…

Tennis elbow and how to prevent it

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Tennis elbow is an overuse of the muscles that extend the wrist or bend it backwards. It is also the muscle most used when the tennis ball impacts the racquet. Proper stretching and strengthening of this muscle and other muscles …

How tennis can give your heart and brain a workout

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Stretching, moving, flexibility, agility, these are all words we associate with exercise, but can there really be one sport that will capture it all, and improve your heart health all in one go?!
Tennis, with its many benefits could be …

Cricket: How can physiotherapy help when injury occurs?

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Side strains are common due to repeated intense ball throwing action.

It usually affects muscles when part of the muscle or the muscle attachment to the bone is pulled away or rapidly overstretched. We’ll suggest rest, gradual return to play …

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