Fitness

Exercising in a heatwave

EXERCISING IN A HEATWAVE

Is exercising in a heatwave a wise choice? This article by Peta Bee, published in The Times this week, looks at the pros and cons of exercising outdoors in hot weather conditions. It also offers some tips to stay cool should you wish to exercise outdoors. How to work out in a heatwave Think it’s cool to exercise when it’s hot? If you do, this is how to do it safely Hot weather was once a reasonable excuse not to…

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Summer 2021 Class Timetable

SUMMER 2021 CLASS TIMETABLE

Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, our colleagues at Yoga Mama Wellness continue to offer Yoga, Tai Chi and Fitness classes online. However, we are pleased to announce that some classes have returned to the studio. Below you will find our summer 2021 online class timetable. BOOKING CLASSES To attend any of the classes currently scheduled, students must book in advance online. At present, we are unable to process bookings or take payments in reception. Online booking closes 60 minutes…

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Find Balance

FIND BALANCE

As we get older, our balance starts to decrease. This is important because when we lack balance, our predisposition to falls and, as a consequence, injury increases. In recent years, a slew of balance aids have appeared on the market, from wobble boards to Bosu balls. These promise results with specific workout programmes. However, in order to find balance, we can substitute these with a simple exercise performed daily while we brush our teeth. Namely, standing on one leg. In…

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Services Update May 2021

SERVICES UPDATE MAY 2021

Our Clinic Remains Open Services Update May 2021 Health and well-being have never been more important than at this time. Government guidance is supporting healthcare services to remain open and accesible to all during this period of lockdown. Therefore, we are pleased to announce that it is business as usual at The Putney Clinic of Physical Therapy. Here you will find our Services Update for March 2021. We continue to offer a safe, secure and controlled environment, operating to the…

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Services Update January 2021

Services Update January 2021

Our Clinic Remains Open During Tier 5 Services Update January 2021 Health and well-being have never been more important than at this time. Government guidance is supporting healthcare services to remain open and accesible to all during this period of lockdown. Therefore, we are pleased to announce that it is business as usual at The Putney Clinic of Physical Therapy. Here you will find our Services Update for January 2021. We continue to offer a safe, secure and controlled environment,…

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Spring class timetable

ONLINE CLASS TIMETABLE

ONLINE CLASS TIMETABLE In line with social distancing regulations in place due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, our studio in Putney is closed until further notice. We will continue to offer a selection of our classes online. Below you will find our online class timetable. DAY TIME CLASS TEACHER Monday 11:30 – 12:30 Tai Chi Michael Monday 20:00 – 21:00 General Pilates Francesca Wednesday 18:45 – 19:45 Pregnancy Yoga Cherie Thursday 11:00 – 12:00 Seniors’ Fitness Emily Friday 09:15 –…

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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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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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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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Spring class timetable

JANUARY 2020 CLASS TIMETABLE

JANUARY CLASS TIMETABLE Here is the timetable for all Yoga, Pilates, Tai Chi and Fitness classes running at The Putney Clinic. Classes commence the week commencing 6th  January. DAY TIME CLASS TEACHER Monday 10:15 –  11:15 NEWSeniors’ Fitness Emily 11:30 – 12:30 Tai Chi Michael 18:45 – 19:45 Pregnancy Pilates * Serina 20:00 – 21:00 General Pilates Serina Tuesday 20:00 – 21:00 NEWGeneral Pilates Leo Wednesday 10:00 – 11:00 Mum & Baby Yoga Eftal 18:45 – 19:45 Pregnancy Yoga *…

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CONTACT

THE PUTNEY CLINIC OF PHYSICAL THERAPY

266 Upper Richmond Road,
Putney
London  SW15 6TQ.

Tel: 020 8789 3881
Email: info@putneyclinic.co.uk

The Putney Clinic is a trading name of The Putney Clinic of Physical Therapy Ltd. Registered in England and Wales. Company Number 06526680.

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