• Recovery Techniques: Fact or Fancy?

      If you’ve paid any attention to our website, writing or social media you might notice that we quite like evidence-based practice. If you’re doing things that aren’t supported by science or, heaven forbid, have been shown to be useless, there’s a good possibility you’re wasting your time. Recovery techniques are full of snake oil […]

  • The Training Checklist

    Myth busting, gym problems and super frets. So, you’re getting down the gym after a long period off, or perhaps for the first time. The gym environment is often thought of as a battlefield of ego and high-level experience – putting doubt in the eager beginner’s mind. I can assure you this is not the […]

  • Reach for the Rumble Roller

    If like me you suffer from the odd muscular niggle, you could do far worse than go and see a sports masseuse. I go and see a nice lady called Jodie. Jodie is deceptively strong for someone so small, and has a knack of making me want to cry. I don’t of course; I’m far […]

  • A Beginner’s Guide to DOMS

    You’ve probably heard people speak its name, or shudder when it’s mentioned in conversation. What is this DOMS everyone talks about? Chances are you’re a lot more familiar with DOMS than you think. What is DOMS? DOMS is an acronym for Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness and relates to the feeling we have of muscular discomfort, […]