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May 2020 The benefits of walking on your toes.

There is much to be gained from moving and walking in terms of improvements to our mental and physical health. However, we can move and walk about freely and repeatedly inside and out, without purposefully challenging our bodies in ways that could advance our toe, foot and ankle strength, flexibility and ...

4 | agility, ankle pain, balance, exercise, healthy posture, joint pain, Move your body, Stiffness, strength, toes, walking
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December blog 2019 Progressing exercises

Last month I shared the issues I was having with my arm strength and associated aches and pains. As my arm strength has improved so the pain has lessened. The pain is still there but I can do more, load more weight and stretch out further before the pain begins. ...

4 | little and often, Muscle weakness, Progressing and grading exercise, rehabilitation, Returning to exercise after injury, shoulders, Strains and sprains, strength, Tennis elbow
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November 2019 Blog: How strong are your arms?

Realising the limitations of one's body, can often come as a shock.  "Why can't I do that anymore?" or "Why is that now painful?" can needle their way into our lives. For me  these questions relate to the strength of my arms (or rather the lack of) that has come ...

0 | arm strength, Muscle weakness, shoulders, Strains and sprains, strength, Tennis elbow
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July blog 2019 Let’s Move it! Move it!

  "Schooooools out for summer..."  So here we are in the middle of the summer regardless of whether the weather is our friend or not!  Here are some of my current favourite exercises to keep our bodily parts more limber and lithe. Give them a go to uncover possible imbalances between your ...

0 | agility, buttocks, Core strengthening, exercise, feel invigorated, healthy posture, hip pain, invest in your health, just do it, Maintain a healthy lifestyle, mind and body refresh, Move your body, Muscle weakness, shoulders, strength, tone up
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June Blog 2018 Home gym!

The reasons people go to a gym for the benefit of their health is very personal and very complex. People can be lovers and loathers. Even if you are a lover you may not necessarily go, despite a paid up subscription. If you are a loather you may religiously rock ...

8 | balance, cardiovascular exercise, exercise, Home gym, strength, stretching
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June blog 2017 – Balance: How Good is yours?

It's the wind that prompted me to choose this month's topic. Very blowy. As it whipped up a strong gust I could feel myself grounding my body more firmly through my feet and drawing strength from my abdominal muscles to hold myself up. In doing so I wondered how many ...

4 | balance, confidence, strength
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December 2016 Tennis Elbow

Tennis elbow or as it is medically termed 'lateral epicondylitis' i.e. inflammation (itis) on the outer (lateral)  bony point (epicondyle) of your elbow. Confusingly, this phrase is used as an umbrellla term for many pains arising around the elbow. Hence, if people look up the condition on Dr Google and ...

8 | elbow, Inflamation, joint pain, managing acute injuries, strength, stretching, Tennis elbow, tightness, weakness, wrists
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April 2106 Walking walking walking!

  I am just back from a weekend in London. It really is the most remarkable city full of energy diversity and history. To fully embrace all that London can offer, vast amounts of walking are required. Even with my two small children, the distance walked can be considerable.    You realise ...

2 | agility, balance, be ready, strength, stretch out, walking
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November 2015 There is a jogger in us all! Really.

  Oh I can hear your cogs a-turning as some of you think "this month's not for me then". Aha! Do not be fooled my friends, this applies to everyone who can stand on their own two feet and stride out without an unsteady shuffle in their legs. It doesn't matter about ...

4 | agility, confidence, jogging, running, strength
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One to One

Looking at how your whole body interacts with itself

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Simply Move!

Keeping exercise simple and making looking after yourself easy and fun

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Simply Fit!

Improving your cardiovascular fitness and strength

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