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11/08/2012

Foam roller, trigger pointing and warming up before a session

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure….
07/04/2012

The deadlift and rehab?

I really loved this post I found regarding the importance of the deadlift and rehabilitation of a back injury. It touches at the very heart of how I am shaping what we do here at Best Practice. Most of you know I have been studying Metabolic Precision which is a process and structure for transforming bodies and living an extremely healthy existence. It encompasses a very strategic way to eat combined with a scientifically prescribed training program to get the utmost return for effort put in, which is absoultely fantastic. But what about the person who has an old injury to deal with? How do you get to the big exercises that stimulate the most growth? Important moves like the squat, deadlift, a rowing action and or a bench press. when there may be compromised movement patterns in place? It will always be about firstly identifying issues, getting appropriate musculo skeletal treatment when necessary and then not being afraid to push for real and continual progression to improve  integrity so more challenges can be met, for both daily living and other goals such as muscle growth or at least maintenance – remember that most of us lose muscle as we age which seems to be strongly associated with everything we label ‘as getting old’. Way to avoid? Lift progressively heavier weights and vary the movements as the body adapts. Read this post because it is intelligent and makes sense. p.s you can probably pass on the videos unless you are as geeky and as interested as I am in the […]
03/02/2012

Just 2% of your week and the other 23 and a half hours

This is awesome. If you like overwhelming, slap you in the face, drop your jaw type evidence before you believe you should do something then look at this!
20/08/2011

Your portable massage therapist!