Should you stretch as part of your warmup for running?

Should you stretch as part of your warmup for running?

Should I Stretch or Should I Go Now? If I don’t there will be trouble and if I do there could be double, so come on and let me know…should I stretch or should I go? The great stretch debate has been going on for several years now with lots of conflicting views leaving the…

Runners MOT - Brighton Half Marathon

Runners MOT – Brighton Half Marathon

Running injuries often start with a niggle. Knee pain, muscle strain, tendon pulls, bursitis, ligament sprains and all sorts of other aches and pains are a constant reminder that marathon training and actually running it can be a hazardous business. Many people who enter for the Vitality Brighton Half Marathon will not complete it because…

The 7 R's - Brighton Marathon Training Tips

The 7 R’s – Brighton Marathon Training Tips

The Brighton Marathon is the highlight of our sporting calendar. We have supported Brighton runners and their charities for many years but we have noticed that many people are not getting the support and advice they need to complete the marathon injury free. One in five people who enter the marathon will not complete it…

Top Tips - neck and shoulder problems in hairdressers

Top Tips – neck and shoulder problems in hairdressers

Hairdressers get much more neck and shoulder pain and problems in their forearms and wrists than average.  Standing up for long periods, holding your arms up in the air while doing intricate repetitive movements can cause aches and pains. In fact, over half of hairdressers get neck and shoulder pain and nearly 2/3 get back…

7 Top Tips for Tummy Time for Babies

7 Top Tips for Tummy Time for Babies

Tummy time is important for achieving a baby’s development milestones. When babies are on their tummies they start lifting their head up to look at what is in front of them. As they start to look around they push themselves up on their hands and this develops strong arm muscles too. The next stage in…

The hidden dangers of Christmas: Top Tips to avoid back pain

The hidden dangers of Christmas: Top Tips to avoid back pain

Never mind the feeling of being more stuffed than the Christmas turkey there are other hidden dangers lurking around the Christmas tree. Turkey Lifters Back, Shoppers Shoulder, TV Remote Thumb may not be well known but they stalk the unwary festival reveler just the same. Ok maybe some of those names are made up but…