Run Specific Kettlebell Workout – Are you stuck in isolation?

If you have had to self isolate for what ever reason or you have simply decided that the gym is not longer an environment you want to work out in – so long as you are fit and well this workout would be great for you….

All you need is a kettlebell (can be done with a dumbbell or suitable alternative – the cat, your kids is not suitable obviously!)

The 4 exercises

15 x Kettlebell swings

10 x Single leg deadlift – each leg

10 x Single leg deadrow – each side

10 x Clean and press with backward lunge

between each circuit mix it up with squat jumps / power lunges or hill reps or sprints – depending on your current situation.

Complexity, injuries, treatment and prevention of shoulder injuries

I have so many clients come to see me with some form of shoulder issue, ranging from restricted mobility to weakness, constant aching, sharp pain and even headaches.

Whether it is caused by faulty positions in day to day life, poor posture particularly as a result of being in front of a computers or on iPad, laptops, excessive amounts of driving etc… or sports related either overuse or insufficient recovery in training schedules, not going through an adequate warm up that will activate the right musculature and not cooling down and working flexibility post workout.

We need to understand the shoulder is an exceptionally complex joint.

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#2 How can hydration help your recovery

One of the most widely researched and yet overlooked factors in athletic training and injury prevention and recovery is hydration.

We are essentially 60-70% water, by simply being in a good hydrated state we reduce the risk of injury considerably.

Dehydration can lead to muscle cramps, cartilage wear and frictions in the joints. If you are active hydration is really important as we lose water to sweat.

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#1 Injury is not just a process of recovery, it’s a process of discovery – Conor McGregor

As dramatic as it may sound, following an injury it is common to feel like you are no longer you, you have, in a way, lost your sporting identity and are now experiencing a sense of anxiousness and stress. How to fill all those hours that used to be consumed by conditioning, strength training, logging mileage, game practice and competition.

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