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Interviews

15/12/2017
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Firstaid4sport proud to announce their support of Welsh Woman’s Rugby Player Rebecca de Filippo

TweetFirstaid4sport is proud to announce that we will be supporting Women’s Welsh Rugby International Rebecca de Filippo over the next year. When Rebecca made her debut against Scotland in the 2012, she was the youngest member of the Wales squad. As a centre, she moved her way up the senior ranks having already played for Wales at Under 20 Level. Rebecca played for Wales during the World Cup in 2014 before taking a short break. She returned to the team for the 2016/2017 Six Nations. Rebecca took some time out... Read More

27/06/2017
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Interview With Sam Briggs

TweetSam Briggs or The Engine as she is nicknamed, is the UK’s answer to CrossFit royalty. Sam is respected amongst the elite athletes of CrossFit and we can understand why. Following her second games in 2011, where she finished 4th she was hit by a devastating knee injury. After surgery and good rehab, Sam returned to the Games in 2013 and with no one expecting her to finish on the podium, Sam silenced the critics and took first place, claiming the title ‘Fittest Woman on Earth’. With Sam never finishing... Read More

14/02/2017
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Firstaid4sport welcomes England Athletics as a new partner

Tweet Firstaid4sport is delighted to announce that we are now working in partnership with England Athletics as their preferred first aid supplier, providing offers and benefits to athletes, runners and member clubs. We will be working closely with England Athletics to offer exclusive discounts to members, as well as enabling our clubs around the country to access suitable first aid kits. Firstaid4sport sell sports first aid equipment and kits, sports tape and supports to treat or prevent sports injuries. Meaning that athletes are able get access to the best possible... Read More

14/11/2016
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BBC Radio Lincolnshire and the Hobbledehoo

TweetWe spoke to Melvyn Prior about all things Hobbledehoo! The Hobbledehoo Active Kids Harness is a brand new product to provide a suitable harness for holding, grabbing or picking up your child. Designed by parents initially as a skiing harness for children the Hobbledehoo Active Harness has a multitude of other application in everyday life for full control over your active little ones. Tried and tested on toddlers wearing wetsuits while around water for a safe and secure grab handle (have you ever tried to catch a slippery, wriggly child... Read More

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Dave Johnson – Strongman Interview

TweetHi Dave, can you tell us about your background in weightlifting and strongman training?   I’ve been lifting weights for about 14 or 15 years now, originally issues with my elbow caused a visit to the doctor who told me to start lifting weights in order to help the joint and it went from there. I’ve been watching strongman on the TV for many years and always been interested in the sport so when my friend Mark Browne informed me he had terminal cancer, as we both enjoyed watching Strongman... Read More

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Our interview with the world record holder for the Longest Plank

TweetDanish Fitness instructor Tom Hoel has regained the world record for holding himself in a “Plank” position. Tom held this gruelling fitness position for an incredible 4 hours and 28 minutes, beating the previous record by 2 minutes. We managed to get in touch with Tom and he kindly answered a few questions for us. Hi Tom! Congratulations on the record from all of us at Firstaid4sport and thanks for taking the time to talk to us! Can you tell us a bit about your background? Who is Tom Hoel?... Read More

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Stretching and Suppleness – Interview with the Edmunds Sistas

TweetThe Edmunds Sistas are well known within the Martial Arts world. Having just performed at the UK Martial Arts Show, Lauren, Sian and Lara Edmunds are going from strength to strength as this year has already been massive for them. With a background in Taekwondo and several world titles between them all, we caught up with them to discuss their history in the martial arts, as well as their flexibility and fitness routine along with plans for the future. Hey Lauren! Can you give us a bit of background on... Read More

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Britain’s Manliest Man – Interview with Alun Pepper

TweetFlight Lieutenant Alun Pepper managed to fight off over 1000 applicants to become Britain’s Manliest Man after appearances on `This Morning` and mentions in numerous national papers. He is now ambassador for the `Orchid` male cancer charity and is raising awareness of male cancer after being diagnosed with testicular cancer in 2006. Here Al talks to us about the competition, cancer awareness, his RAF career and his passion for sports and martial arts. Please follow Al on twitter @alunpepper and Facebook at Alun Pepper – Uncle Bulgaria – Britain’s Manliest... Read More

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Win a rugby training session with Shaun Edwards OBE

Tweet Firstaid4sport have joined together with Mueller Sports Care to offer you and your team a once in a lifetime opportunity to have a training session with Wasps Coach and OBE Shaun Edwards. All you or your team have to do to spend £100 with us online before the 31st August 2010 and enter the code ‘SHAUN10’ at the checkout, you’ll be automatically entered into the prize draw for your team to be visited by Shaun Edwards OBE. Good luck! Click here to visit the Rugby Shop and get ready for the new season.... Read More

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Top 5 tips for preventing DOMS

TweetDelayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS) is a feeling that I’m sure we have all had at one time or another. It’s the feeling of muscle pain, soreness or stiffness, which occurs in the day or two after exercise. The soreness most commonly occurs if you start a new exercise regime, change your current routine or if you dramatically increase your workout time or intensity. Although the pain can be startling for new exercisers, DOMS is perceived as a normal, and somewhat, expected response to unusual or vigorous exercise. So when... Read More