5 things I wish I knew when I started flexibility training By Hania Tayara

I first discovered I was flexible in ballet class when I was six years old. I noticed it was relatively easy to slide into my splits and my teacher could painlessly push me down into a flat pancake stretch. At the time, this didn’t mean much to me and I just enjoyed having good lines […]

Stretching as a form of mindfulness By Hania Tayara

Practising mindfulness has become increasingly important over the past year and a half. With all the stress and uncertainty of the pandemic, the ability to take a step back and be present has become more essential than ever.

Top 5 running tips to help you prevent injuries and improve your run (PART 2) By Laura Dalby

TIP 4: HEEL LIFT Are you a shuffler? Shuffling is when we barely lift the feet off the floor and can sometimes even sound like a shuffle. This isn’t the best technique for running as you are predominantly using your calf muscles, smaller muscles to take the load of running. The muscles we should be […]

Top 5 running tips to help you prevent injuries and improve your run By Laura Dalby

RUNNING 5KM FOR NHS? Top 5 running tips to help you prevent injuries and improve your run TIP 1: USE YOUR ARMS – Helps you drive forward – Supports strong core – Assists the legs: whole body works together – Takes focus off tired legs – More efficient and prevents injuries TECHNIQUE – Tuck thumbs […]