THE IMPORTANCE OF BIOMECHANICAL ANALYSIS FOR ENDURANCE RUNNERS

It’s that time of year where a lot of people are starting to train for a spring marathon. If it’s your first marathon or you are a seasoned marathoner, you are likely getting stuck into a training plan, getting kitted out with winter training gear and looking to build strength and running fitness over the coming months. One crucial element to running that is often overlooked by runners is your biomechanics. If you are a runner it’s really useful to…

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AVOIDING INJURY & ILLNESS DURING ENDURANCE TRAINING

When training for endurance events such as the Marathon and triathlons it is easy to sustain injuries. It is equally important to take into account factors such as the weather and pre-existing illnesses and injuries when training for endurance sports. Failing to do so, you put yourself at risk of making yourself ill or making your injury worse. In this article, Sports Medicine Physician and Medical Director of the London Marathon, Dr Courtney Kipps, offers advice for avoiding injury and…

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HOW ARE YOU DOING WITH YOUR NEW YEAR RESOLUTIONS? 

Fiona Worthington 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. Do you ever wonder why you can’t keep New Year resolutions and why that friend of yours annoyingly always manages to keep hers ? Or maybe you are that friend who comfortably keeps them and doesn’t understand the struggle that you have.  If you want to do it why can’t you just do it!…

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HAPPY NEW YEAR 2019

Happy New Year from Fiona Worthington, Putney Clinic’s Clinical Hypnotherapist and Cognitive Behavioural Coach “Happiness is not something readymade. It comes from your own actions”  Dalai Lama This is a 2019 Happiness Calendar It comes from a wonderful caring outfit www.actionforhappiness.org. It’s full of actions for you to be happier and bring more happiness to others. Fiona Worthington – www.fionaworthington.uk.com Fiona offers Hypnotherapy and Cognitive Behavioural Coaching at the Putney Clinic.

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Core exercises for cyclists

CORE EXERCISES FOR CYCLISTS

Keen amateur cyclists as well as elite athletes require good core strength which enable the legs to generate maximum power without the back fatiguing, particularly during long rides and power sprints. In this article, Osteopath Adrian Dilworth suggests Core Exercises for Cyclists.

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Exclusive Class Offer: Get your first class with Yoga Mama Wellness for just £5

EXCLUSIVE CLASS OFFER

Our colleagues at Yoga Mama Wellness are running an exclusive class offer for clients. For a limited time only, get your first class for just £5. The offer is valid on all classes run by Yoga Mama Wellness. Some terms and conditions apply. See inside for full details.

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Is exercise the best medicine?

IS EXERCISE THE BEST MEDICINE?

Is exercise the best medicine? This thought provoking article published recently in The Times leaves us with food for thought. When treating patients, have we become too reliant on prescribing medications? Are these drugs effective? Or are other forms of treatment more effective? For example, in the treatment of back pain, recent research has shown that gentle and regular exercise is a far more effective than NSAIDs and painkillers. As outlined in the article, social-prescribing may indeed be more beneficial…

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Iliotibial Band Syndrome (ITB)

ITB: SIX THINGS I HAVE LEARNT

Iliotibial Band Syndrome (ITB) is a common sporting injury, especially among cyclists. Team GB Triathlete Nick Busca, who is a patient at The Putney Clinic of Physical Therapy, sustained this type of injury earlier in the season and it worsened after competing at the World Championships in the summer. In this article he tells us how a combination of massage, osteopathy and physiotherapy have helped him on the road to recovery from injury.

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