The Spine

The Spine

The spine has four natural curves; Cervical curve Thoracic curve Lumbar curve Sacral curve. These curves centre the skull over the body. The spine protects the spinal cord and allows movement in four ways; Flexion Extension Rotation Lateral Flexion Lateral Extension...
Knots in your muscles- what are they?

Knots in your muscles- what are they?

Everyone experances an uncomfortable knot in a muscle somewhere at somepoint. A knot within a muscle is actually a fibrous adhesion where muscle fibres have become stuck with waste products.  This can cause disfunction within the muscle.  The disfunction can cause a...
Gifford Road Race

Gifford Road Race

Gifford RR – Scotland Race Start -10:30am 40miles 5 Laps – Rolling Circuit The race organisers plan was to set the women off 10mins before 3/4 men, with the idea of us all joining together for the end. Obviously it didn’t quite work like that. The...
Do you Foam Roller?

Do you Foam Roller?

A foam roller is a great transportable tool to use while you are away and at home.  It can be used for Myofascial release as well as a tool for certain exercises. So why foam roller? It is generally not that pleasant at the start…. however there are many...
What is Fascia?

What is Fascia?

Fascia… what is it? You may have heard of fascia recently, but do you know what it is or does? Fascia research has been improving and is becoming better understood. This helps us to understand what is happening in the body and how they are linked to other areas...
Welsh Championships

Welsh Championships

Double Welsh Champ The weekend started off with the Time Trial on the Saturday and the Road race following on the Sunday.  Both days used the same course, immediately up hill out of the HQ. A naturally windy course and what seemed to be more up hill than down. I...

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