Over-stretching – a common cause of chronic injury

Most runners stretch what is long and strengthen what is strong! An overstretched or long muscle will always feel tight and feel as if it needs stretching, whereas a muscle that is shortened never  feels tight. When we do the full body assessment of clients struggling with chronic injuries, we literally measure the functional length […]

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Why is your injury not healing?

There are definitely more people out there who are struggling with chronic injuries, than those who suffer from an acute injury. Why do some injuries heal quickly, yet others become chronic and more than often force athletes to stop training altogether? Let us first define these two types of injuries: An acute injury is a […]

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One-sided breathing could be the cause of your chronic injury

Do you breathe to one side only when you swim? Are you struggling with a chronic recurring injury on the bicycle or on the run? How does unbalanced breathing affect body-alignment and cause chronic injuries? To answer the last  question we need to go back to how the body moves; when we walk, when we […]

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