21 Mar

Exercise for Life

  I read an interesting article the other day about muscle weakness with aging. Scientists from the Manchester Metropolitan University have discovered by the age of 75, people normally have between 30 and 50 per cent fewer nerves controlling muscles in their legs. This leaves large areas in the muscle where it is disconnected from […]

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10 Aug

Should You Strengthen The Muscle Instead Of Stretching It?

Current evidence suggests that static stretching for injury prevention such as stretching for tight hamstrings is not effective for preventing hamstring strains. A better method is eccentric strengthening to reduce risk of injury. An example of this would be Nordic hamstring exercises. Further, this concept can be extrapolated to muscles such as upper trapezius tightness. […]

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