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…

5 Top Tips To Avoid Injury When Training

5 Top Tips To Avoid Injury When Training

If you want the best advice about how to avoid injury when you are training then ask an expert. In this guest post, Lucy Howlett of LIFT Personal Training, Brighton, gives some great tips to stay fit and active without pain. Warm Up Safely Warming up is vital to keeping the body flexible and adaptable…

How to treat Shin Splints

How to treat Shin Splints

Shin splints or Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome (MTSS) is easy to treat if the problem is caught early. If symptoms of pain along the inner border of the shin bone (tibia) goes on for too long then significant damage can occur to the muscle and bone bone coverings and the condition becomes chronic. Brighton physio,…

Causes of shin splints explained by Sundial physio James Masterson

Causes of shin splints explained by Sundial physio James Masterson

Shin splints is a common sports injury in runners and sports people but it is often mis-diagnosed and poorly treated. If left untreated shin splints can cause ongoing and progressive pain and disability sometimes requiring surgery to correct. Here Sundial physio James Masterson sheds some light on this painful condition. Shin splints was a medical…

Brighton Marathon Top Tips

Brighton Marathon Top Tips

Brighton Marathon training is in full swing now and we have prepared some top tips to avoid injury whilst training and to make sure you complete the course. Don’t let a niggle become a pain Other than normal post training muscle soreness don’t ignore niggles as at this stage of training you can’t afford them…

Are you fit to ski?

Are you fit to ski?

Ski fitness exercises make a big difference to the way you ski. It is obviously also important about skiing or snow boarding to come back injury free. Yet one in every two hundred skiers returns carrying an injury – some serious. Many skiers do no exercise before the first run on the first day and…

Marathon Training Tips: take the simple, natural approach

Marathon Training Tips: take the simple, natural approach

Marathon training tips are easy to come by.  There are many many articles written about running and, of all the sports, this is where many so called experts seem to know it all. Especially when it comes to marathon distances. Guest contributor PT Pete shares his experience of natural marathon training. If you flick through…

Benefits of Rock Tape kinesiotaping, Brighton physio Quentin Guichard explains

Benefits of Rock Tape kinesiotaping, Brighton physio Quentin Guichard explains

Rock Tape kinesiotaping has become very popular with good reason at the Olympics. If you, like us, watched the Olympics in every spare moment whilst it was on, you will have noticed athletes wearing different coloured tape.  Usain Bolt wore some on his thigh to help him speed to his historic triple gold medals.  Novak Djokavic…

Exercises for golf

Exercises for golf

Many golfers do exercises before golf but are they the right exercises? Often golfers are unintentionally injuring themselves because, rather than being shown what to do they simply copy what everyone else does. Interestingly stretching before a game may actually be harmful to golf performance.It is better to warm the muscles up by gently using…