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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Is Foam Rolling Worth The Pain?

[vc_row unlock_row_content=”yes” row_height_percent=”0″ overlay_alpha=”50″ gutter_size=”3″ column_width_percent=”100″ shift_y=”0″ z_index=”0″][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_empty_space empty_h=”1″][vc_column_text]Walk into any gym these days and you will come across people rolling on foam-rollers, grimacing with pain. But why has foam-rolling become so popular and does it actually work? The marketing of foam rollers claims that they are effective for fascia release and will therefor […]

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