Hot flashes are an uncomfortable experience as the best of times, let alone at the height of summer, where it seems like there’s no escape. For many women experiencing the menopause, hot flashes are one of the worst symptoms to experience, and can strike when you least expect it, making it difficult to prepare for. […]
The menopause marks a huge change for a woman’s body, as a change in hormones stops her from experiencing menstruation. While a lack of periods, and the side effects that come with them, may seem like a blessing in disguise, this is in fact both a physically and emotionally difficult process for women.
Beginning a new exercise routine can often be daunting to someone who is new to it. If you want to take up running or are looking for inspiration, to keep yourself fit and healthy, follow our top tips to ensure you get the most out of this activity.
Iliotibial Band Syndrome (ITBS/ IT Band Syndrome) is one of the most widely known injuries among runners as a result of overuse. The injury is caused by the iliotibial band, the ligament that runs down the outside of the thigh from the hip to the shin, becoming tight or inflamed.
In case you had forgotten, the NBA Finals are set for June 1, 2017, and you just know this is going to get the kids extra-hyped to get out and shoot some hoops with their buddies. But as we all know, children are susceptible to picking up injuries when they’re playing sports as their bodies […]
The chances are that, at some point in your life, you have experienced an ankle sprain. The injury is a very common one to pick up, and the stats alone can tell you how widespread this injury is; as many as 25,000 people sprain their ankles every day! Before we dive into how to recover […]
Motivating yourself to exercise is hard; that’s a simple truth. It means you need to stop binging Netflix, get off the couch and get into the gym. Even once you are in the gym, it can be an intimidating place, which can knock your confidence and land you right back at square one… But don’t […]
Sports injuries are a common occurrence for both adults and children, but investing in the right equipment for your sport can make a massive difference by preventing or reducing injuries. When you are looking for the right equipment for your sport, the price should not be the only factor; you should also look at the […]
It might sound extremely basic, but the importance of hydration in both exercise and day to day life cannot be stressed enough. Water makes up around 55-60% of our bodies, which we lose some of when we exercise, so it’s a no-brainer that we need to replenish those lost fluids to maintain peak performance. But […]
During your sporting career, whatever level you perform at, you will no doubt come across swelling. Swelling can put a stop to your training if not dealt with, so we have looked at what swelling is and how you can reduce swelling in your injury here: