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.
Get ready for the ski season with this 4-week Ski Fit course led by Claire Cason. Learn how to reduce your risk of injury, increase your strength and conditioning in preparation for the ski slopes. We will focus on movement patterns, how to use the muscles required for skiing, specific rehabilitation exercises and increasing strength and conditioning.
Returning to exercise and getting back into the swing of things can be daunting. Research suggests that enforcing a new behaviour will take anything from 18-200 days to become ingrained as a habit. With this in mind, Physiotherapist Dermot Burke offers us 6 top tips to ensure returning to exercise is as smooth a transition as possible.
The plank is one of the best (if not ‘the’ best) exercises for strengthening the core area as it works so many muscle groups in the shoulders, abdomen and back. For many people, the plank can be a nemesis, but it doesn’t have to be like that. In this post, we have outlined 6 top tips for performing the plank effectively.