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8 TIPS FOR DEALING WITH NEGATIVE FEEDBACK OR CRITICISM

This blog post is written by FionaWorthington Clinical Hypnotherapist and Cognitive Behavioural Coach at the Putney Clinic I had some uncomfortable feedback a few months back when I was doing a course for work, really, really uncomfortable. I am not great with negative feedback. Never have been! I have to work hard at not reacting. At work that’s okay, I can cover it up and keep my cool. At home where I feel safe, I am prone to lash out.…

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MEASURING PERFORMANCE IN TRIATHLETES

This information has been supplied by Clive Lathey D.O MSc (Sports Medicine), and Osteopath at the Putney Clinic of Physical Therapy. Clive is a specialist in working with and treating both amateur and professional triathletes. This is the third in our series of triathlon focussed blog posts – measuring performance in triathletes. The first post can be found here and the second here. Vo2 Max This is a common test for running fitness. It is the measure of the maximum amount of oxygen…

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DO YOU WORRY MORE THAN YOU LIKE?

Blog post written by FionaWorthington Clinical Hypnotherapist and Cognitive Behavioural Coach at the Putney Clinic looks at how self-knowledge helps us change habits and keep those New Year resolutions. If you worry more than you would like, try this simple tip. What is worry? “Worry is not based upon what is likely to happen. Worries are based on what would be terrible if it did happen. They are not based upon probability they are based on fear” David Carbonell. We…

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FOCUS TRIATHLON – TRAINING THE BODY’S ENERGY SYSTEMS

This is the second in our series of triathlon focussed blog posts. The first post can be found here. There are 3 trainable overlapping energy systems that need to be trained effectively to run a good triathlon and training will need to be tailored to the specific distance triathlon someone is undertaking. Energy systems The challenge is to train each system optimally with the most effective time spent in each zone to maximize fitness outcomes. The polarised approach to training…

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BORED OF MAKING NEW YEAR RESOLUTIONS….TRY THIS..

Blog post written by Fiona Worthington, Clinical Hypnotherapist and Cognitive Behavioural Coach at the Putney Clinic.  Bored of making New Year Resolutions. Try this fun way of setting goals and improving productivity and happiness for 2020. Gretchen Rubin is a US blogger and successful author who writes about habits and happiness. I came across this idea of hers which is a really fun take on making new year resolutions. She and her sister Elizabeth have come up with “20 for…

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FOCUS TRIATHLON

Following on from our New Year blog about the benefits of exercise, we’re focusing here on three very popular sports where we commonly treat injuries – running, cycling and swimming. In each sport there are optimal biomechanics that will help lead to improved performance and injury prevention. Below we list the most typical injuries and the most common causes: Running Optimal biomechanics Body maintained sagittal direction Minimal vertical displacement of the centre of mass Minimal frontal & transverse plane deflection…

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THE BENEFITS OF EXERCISE

It’s that time of the year, New Year’s resolutions to get fit or get fitter. Exercise has so many physical and psychological benefits we can only encourage it. Why not use the new year to try a new physical activity and see if you like it? Whatever you do from running, cycling, swimming, rowing, football, weight training there are so many physical and non physical benefits. These include: Musculoskeletal Improves stamina Increases capacity – work Increases tendon strength Increases joint…

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