Our journal of the month for February is International Sport Coaching Journal (ISCJ). Wade Gilbert PHD, the author of Coaching Better Every Season, is the Editor-in-chief for the International Sport Coaching Journal. The journal has been in existence since 2008, the first issue of 2017 came out just last week. Continue reading
We’ve all seen the recent influx of foam rollers in gyms around the world. After spending decades on the fitness fringes, foam rolling has now truly come into its own. It’s thought to improve athletic performance and flexibility, slash recovery time, reduce muscle pain and delayed onset muscle soreness (DOM’s). Can this be true? Continue reading
Back pain is a common complaint, affecting one in six people at any given time, pain in the lower back (lumbago) is particularly common.
The pain often disappears within a few weeks. However, for many, it persists, leading to people seeking advice from their GPs. Patients are advised by the NHS to stay as active as possible, try exercises and stretches, take anti-inflammatory painkillers and use hot or cold compression packs for short-term relief. Continue reading