Don’t Foam roll your ITB!

In the past couple of months I have been reading a couple of interesting research articles and positions from different health professionals on ITB foam rolling. Due to this I started to discontinue rolling the ITB with my athletes. I have been getting some great results from changing to a different approach, trigger point release…

Rest & Recovery

A couple of weeks ago we discussed how stress management plans are highly effective in the reduction of the emotional and psychological influences that stress has on us. Similarly, we must also consider physical stress and how the often understated term ‘Recovery’ is hugely important in our overall health. Much of the current ‘in vogue’…

Exercise and Brain Aging

  It is generally accepted that exercise slows the aging process of the body, but a recent study by the American Academy of Neurology showed that exercise in older people is associated with a slower rate of decline in thinking skills that occurs with aging. People who report light to no exercise experienced a decline…

Stress and Stress Management

Stress can affect everyone at different levels. Stress present in small amounts such as that experienced when meeting a deadline or a challenge can be motivating. However if stress levels are continuing for extended periods of time that can start to play a detrimental effect on an individual’s health. Stress can affect everyone differently, below…