INCH WORMS (EXERCISING AT HOME)

Today’s suggested exercise from physiotherapist Davina Sherwood are Inch Worms. They are good for helping to improve hamstring flexibility and can be performed safely in the comfort of your own home or garden. They are suitable for most people and are a good start before moving on to more advanced exercises.  For more exercises that you can do at home, visit the Putney Clinic YouTube channel.

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SPIDERMAN KNEE TAPS (EXERCISING AT HOME)

Today’s suggested exercise from physiotherapist Davina Sherwood are Spiderman Knee Taps. These can be performed safely in the comfort of your own home or garden. They are suitable for most people and are a good start before moving on to more advanced exercises.  For more exercises that you can do at home, visit the Putney Clinic YouTube channel.

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Well-Being Week

WELL-BEING WEEK

WELL-BEING WEEK WITH POSITIVELY PUTNEY The Putney Clinic will be participating on several free events organised by Positively Putney as part of its Well-being Week. From the 18 to 24  May,   experts from a number of fields will discuss ways to help your well-being while you work from home and cope working in lockdown. There will also be physical and mindful sessions to help reduce stress, increase engagement and activity. We want everyone to be able to interact & participate…

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SUPERMAN (EXERCISING AT HOME)

Carrying on from our previous post on Glute Bridges, today’s suggested exercise from physiotherapist Davina Sherwood is the Superman. This can be performed safely in the comfort of your own home or garden. It is suitable for most people and is a good start before moving on to more advanced. To make it more fun during lockdown, you could also get into character and wear your undies over your leggings. However, a little word of warning, the cape may be…

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COVID-19: Effects on the heart

COVID-19: EFFECTS ON THE HEART

COVID-19: EFFECTS ON THE HEART AND IMPLICATIONS FOR RETURN TO SPORT Blog post written by John Durkin. Podiatrist and Chiropodist at The Putney Clinic The UK Government’s recent announcement that we can – and should – all take more outside exercise, and for the possible return of Premiership Football (behind closed doors) is very exciting. Interestingly, during lockdown the increase in indoor exercise has far outweighed any reduction in outdoor exercise for most European countries according to data revealed by Garmin.com.…

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Mindful Practice Starter Kit

MINDFULNESS PRACTICE STARTER KIT

Are you looking to take up mindfulness but don’t know where to start? Our resident mindfulness teacher Fiona Worthington has put together a 20-point mindfulness practice starter kit. It includes suggestions and recommendations to help you along your mindful journey. Anyone can meditate. Sometimes clients say, “but my mind is too busy.” Every body’s minds are busy. Mindfulness is not about clearing the mind. It’s about changing the relationship with what goes on in our head. We learn how observe…

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GLUTE BRIDGE (EXERCISING AT HOME)

During this lockdown period, it is important to keep both the mind and body active. With this in mind, our physiotherapist Davina Sherwood has recorded a series of videos with exercises that you can perform safely in the comfort of your own home or garden. These exercises are suitable for most people and are a good start before moving on to more advanced. The first of these exercises is the Glute Bridge.  For more exercises that you can do…

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ACTION CALENDAR: MEANINGFUL MAY 2020

I love the Calendars from Action for Happiness, which come out each month. This subject for this month is “Meaningful May”. The calendar has simple daily reminders to help us respond to these extraordinary times with a sense of meaning and purpose.   Fiona is offering free online Mindfulness Practices For All sessions. Everyone is welcome and no experience is needed. These half-hour sessions run on Wednesday evenings (18:30 – 19:00). To book, please visit the Yoga Mama Wellness website.…

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Feeling Better? My personal recipe for recovery

FEELING BETTER?

FEELING BETTER? – MY PERSONAL RECIPE FOR RECOVERY By Fiona Worthington (Cognitive Behavioural Coach, Clinical Hypnotherapist & Mindfulness Teacher) I was unwell at the same time as one of my closest friends. Whenever he noticed a speck of improvement, he would leap up, dash about working or cleaning. I thought he was completely mad. He would push himself hard, but then crash. If there is one tip in all this, please take it easy. It has taken me a while…

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STAY EMOTIONALLY STRONG AND POSITIVE ALONGSIDE COVID-19

‘This, too, shall pass.’ – How to stay emotionally strong and positive alongside COVID 19 Many of you will have heard this wise old saying. And it is certainly something that is helpful to keep in mind at the moment. Although we know it instinctively, we sometimes forget that change is the only thing we can really be sure of. It is also important to remember that we are enormously resilient and adaptable creatures. We will find a way through…

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