Health and Wellbeing

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Triathlon Tips

Taking parting in any triathlon is a daunting process, with three different disciplines to plan for and the idea of competing against a number of other athletes. So, we have decided to try and give you a helping hand on your journey to completing a triathlon.

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Electrotherapy and TENS

Electrotherapy and Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS) is the electrical stimulation of the body in which currents are passed through the body to stimulate nerves and muscles, especially in treatments of various forms of paralysis.

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Premiership Rugby add an independent doctor to matchdays

Premiership Rugby have announced a new player-welfare initiative for the 2019/20 season, as Independent Matchday Doctors will be in place at all Gallagher Premiership Rugby, Premiership Rugby Cup, and European home matches. This new initiative has been funded by the clubs and has been back backed by key stakeholders from Premiership Rugby, the RFU, the RPA and World Cup.

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Anti-Doping Rules in Sport

In all sport be it a team or individual competition there are sets of rules in place that provide an agreement of understanding for all those involved. Rules are enforced to govern everything from how to keep score to what can be worn and apply to all players, coaches, managers and officials. A major rule in modern sport which often gains attention is the Anti-Doping rules enforced to protect clean sport.

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Tendons vs Ligaments

TweetHow do you know if you have damaged your ligament or your tendon? Well to be honest the reason there is such a confusing overlap of what is what and where, is because the two are very alike. The simplest way to put it is that tendons attach muscle to bone and ligaments attach bone to bone. Sounds simple enough right? Well, the problem most people have is distinguishing between a ligament injury and a tendon injury due to their symptoms being very alike. So in order to understand them... Read More


Resistance Bands

Tweet When it comes to versatility and value for money, few bits of kit could offer you as much value and versatility as a resistance band. What are resistance, bands? These popular pieces of training equipment are flexible, seamlessly-constructed latex rubber bands or tubes which come in a variety of shapes and sizes, all of which provide differing levels of resistance. Why should I invest in a resistance band (or even a whole set)? Resistance bands are becoming a regular sight in gyms, training grounds, homes and even outdoors across... Read More