STRETCH SERIES 6

STRETCH SERIES 6

Rounding up and bringing our Stretch series to a close, we finish up with a part of the body often forgotten about but used daily. The wrist extensors on the top of the forearm are often overworked when typing, biking and playing any type of racquet sports. When the wrist is in a shortened position for long periods, it adaptively compresses the tendons and nerves that pass under the retinaculum, a connective tissue sheath that wraps around the wrist. This is where the carpal tunnel is located and can easily, when constricted and inflexible, cause impingement of the medial nerve associated with carpal tunnel syndrome. The wrist joint is a hinge joint and can also become compacted from lack of range of motion. Fingers and wrists should be stretched on a daily basis. Here’s how! read more
Posted 21/10/2017 0 Comments
THE SWEAT FACTOR

THE SWEAT FACTOR

What is it that makes some people sweat more than others? Am I not working hard enough? Can sweat define how good my workout was? Well let us break it down for you. How much you sweat doesn’t necessarily correlate with how intense your workout was or how many calories you burned. Read more to get the sweaty facts. read more
Posted 14/10/2017 0 Comments
STRETCH SERIES 5

STRETCH SERIES 5

Time to get a little looser. The Piroformis is one of the most powerful deep external rotators of the hip…..so a must after all you spin sessions. This stretch is a Game changer in optimising hip position and your general overalll performance. Let Rhiannon show you how it’s done. read more
Posted 05/10/2017 0 Comments
STRETCH SERIES 4

STRETCH SERIES 4

Hopefully you have managed to incorporate some of the previous stretches into your daily routine. Moving onto the lower body, we now turn our attention to one of the most important postural muscles and also the most in need of a stretch after a spin class. The Hip Flexor! read more
Posted 23/09/2017 0 Comments