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How many times a week should Triathletes be strength training?

To experience any significant benefits from strength training you need to be training 2-3 times a week. These sessions shouldn’t be long time consuming workouts but instead 30



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What is Running Analysis?

What is running analysis? Whether you have 50 marathons under your belt or have just bought your first pair of runners to start your training, a running analysis



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Injury 101 – Returning from Injury back to Sport/Running (Part 1)

A Patient’s Step-by-Step Guide to Understanding Rehab and Returning back to Sport/Running by Keval Panchal – Senior Chartered Physiotherapist Injuries are a nuisance. You put so much time



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Skilates: The core of ski conditioning and injury prevention

  Each year as the snow begins to fall, ski enthusiasts hit the workouts in preparation for the upcoming season. Lot of people are performing typical plyometric and



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Benefits of Exercising in the cold – Burn more fat!

Let’s face it — it’s tough to find the motivation to exercise outside through the wintertime. But if you can pull yourself away from that cosy seat in



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Knowing when it’s the right time to change your running shoes

When should you consider changing  your running Shoes? I have recently purchased a brand new pair of running shoes and when I first put them on it was



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Marathon Runners It’s That Time Of Year Again!!

Your marathon training whether it be for the Paris, London, Rome, Madrid or another marathon your training should be well underway, but it isn’t easy… Dragging yourself out



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How’s Your Running?

Running Analysis – The Low-down We regularly get asked, “Is it possible to change my running technique if this is the way I have ran all my life?”.



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Does Your Drink Fit?

We aren’t complaining…but with the weather improving and temperatures rising, make sure you are on top of your hydration when training. We know we need to replace electrolytes,



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Physio4Life continues partnership with CHX to offer 10% on Luxury Mountain Bootcamp Experiences

Physio4Life continues partnership with CHX to offer 10% on Luxury Mountain Bootcamp Experiences July 17th to 24th and  July 31st to August 7th Physio4Life have teamed up for the second



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Is Foam Rolling A Part of Your Regime? – By Rebecca Lang, Physio4Life’s Senior Physiotherapist

Is foam rolling apart of your regime? After exercise muscle soreness and tightness is not uncommon. Self myofascial release (SMFR) and massage is emerging as a popular technique



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To Rest Or Not to Rest? – By Matthew Taylor, Physio4Life’s Senior Physiotherapist

To rest or not to rest? – Why can I not continue to undertake my sport or activity despite injury?? I have been prompted to write this article,



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Do I REALLY Need Vitamin D? – By Daniel Wellard, Physio4Life’s Personal Trainer and Nutritionist

Jeepers! The Autumnal season has certainly set-in….. It’s chilly and dark now in the mornings when I’m off to train at the gym at 6am. I start the



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Achieve your ONE BIG GOAL! – by Daniel Wellard Physio4Life’s Personal Trainer and Nutritionist

Guess whose Back Back again Wellard’s Back! Well, that was a lovely holiday. Tomorrow is September. It’s the month when all school children and students across the UK



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A pain in the bum…literally! – By Jade Blake, Senior Physiotherapist at Physio4Life

A pain in the bum…literally! – By Jade Blake, Senior Physiotherapist at Physio4Life



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Readiness for change! – September will bring a focus on fresh targets, what are yours? – Daniel Wellard Physio4Life Personal Trainer and Nutritionist

Readiness for Change! – September will bring a focus on fresh targets, what are yours? – Daniel Wellard Physio4Life Personal Trainer and Nutritionist



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Appetisers – an alternative to crisps – Shared by Daniel Wellard, Physio4Life Personal Trainer and Nutritionist

Appetisers – an alternative to crisps – Shared by Daniel Wellard, Physio4Life Personal Trainer and Nutritionist



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YES THAT WORD AGAIN…….PERSEVERANCE! – By Daniel Wellard, Physio4Life Personal Trainer and Nutritionist

YES THAT WORD AGAIN…….PERSEVERANCE! – By Daniel Wellard, Physio4Life Personal Trainer and Nutritionist



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Gluteal tendinopathy: A real pain in the bum! – By Matthew Taylor, Senior Physiotherapist at Physio4Life

Gluteal tendinopathy: A real pain in the bum! – By Matthew Taylor, Senior Physiotherapist at Physio4Life



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If we become 1-2% dehydrated it will have an impact on performance – By Daniel Wellard, Physio4Life Personal Trainer and Nutritionist

If we become 1-2% dehydrated it will have an impact on performance – By Daniel Wellard, Physio4Life Personal Trainer and Nutritionist



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Your body is built for motion – By Alison Byrne, Senior Physiotherapist at Physio4Life

Your body is built for motion – By Alison Byrne, Senior Physiotherapist at Physio4Life



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It’s only 4 more sleeps until we can enjoy 2 weeks of tennis at Wimbledon…By Daniel Wellard Physio4Life Personal Trainer and Nutritionist

It’s only 4 more sleeps until we can enjoy 2 weeks of tennis at Wimbledon…By Daniel Wellard Physio4Life Personal Trainer and Nutritionist



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“A good craftsman never blames his tools” Choose the right tennis racket! – By Gary Delahunt, Senior Physiotherapist at Physio4Life

“A good craftsman never blames his tools” Choose the right tennis racket! – By Gary Delahunt, Senior Physiotherapist at Physio4Life



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Achilles Tendinopathy – What is it? How does it come about and how do I avoid it? – By Matthew Taylor, Senior Physiotherapist at Physio4Life

Achilles Tendinopathy – What is it? How does it come about and how do I avoid it? – By Matthew Taylor, Senior Physiotherapist at Physio4Life



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Squats – How low (can) should you go? – By Gary Delahunt – Senior Physiotherapist at Physio4Life

Squats – How low (can) should you go? – By Gary Delahunt – Senior Physiotherapist at Physio4Life



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Are you fast enough? – By Gary Delahunt, Senior Physiotherapist at Physio4Life

Are you fast enough?   What do rugby, tennis, football, hockey, netball, triathlons etc. have in common? Increase your speed and you’ll generally improve your performance. Granted, speed



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How breakfast can help you lose fat – Daniel Wellard, Physio4Life Personal Trainer and Nutritionist

How breakfast can help you lose fat – Daniel Wellard, Physio4Life Personal Trainer and Nutritionist



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How to mend an age related falling metabolism – Daniel Wellard, Physio4Life Personal Trainer and Nutritionist

How to mend an age related falling metabolism – Daniel Wellard, Physio4Life Personal Trainer and Nutritionist



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Rounders or all-roundness? Are your kids getting enough from their P.E lessons? – By Gary Delahunt, Senior Physiotherapist at Physio4Life

Rounders or all-roundness? Are your kids getting enough from their P.E lessons? – By Gary Delahunt, Senior Physiotherapist at Physio4Life



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Plyometric exercise has been shown to improve performance in athletes, increase strength and power and also to prevent injury – By Gary Delahunt, Senior Physiotherapist at Physio4Life

Plyometric exercise has been shown to improve performance in athletes, increase strength and power and also to prevent injury – By Gary Delahunt, Senior Physiotherapist at Physio4Life



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Exercise, Rest & Diet – How to get the perfect balance without sacrificing your happiness and sanity! By Gary Delahunt, Senior Physiotherapist at Physio4Life

Exercise, Rest & Diet – How to get the perfect balance without sacrificing your happiness and sanity! By Gary Delahunt, Senior Physiotherapist at Physio4Life



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Tis the season to…be a marathon runner! – By Faye Burge, Senior Physiotherapist at Physio4Life 


Tis the season to…be a marathon runner! – By Faye Burge, Senior Physiotherapist at Physio4Life 




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The importance of Proprioception – By Faye Burge, Senior Physiotherapist at Physio4Life

The importance of Proprioception – By Faye Burge, Senior Physiotherapist at Physio4Life



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This study reported that elderly men who did regular exercise lived 5 years longer! – By Daniel Wellard, Physio4Life PT and Nutritionist

This study reported that elderly men who did regular exercise lived 5 years longer! – By Daniel Wellard, Physio4Life PT and Nutritionist



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Exercise of the week – By Jade Blake, Senior Physiotherapist at Physio4Life

Exercise of the week – By Jade Blake, Senior Physiotherapist at Physio4Life



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Exercises you can do for each muscle group to create an equal balance of strength in all of these muscles to help prevent injuries- Jade Blake, Senior Physiotherapist at Physio4Life

Exercises you can do for each muscle group to create an equal balance of strength in all of these muscles to help prevent injuries- Jade Blake, Senior Physiotherapist at Physio4Life



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How can we prevent ourselves falling into the obese category? – Daniel Wellard, Physio4Life Personal Trainer and Nutritionist

How can we prevent ourselves falling into the obese category? – Daniel Wellard, Physio4Life Personal Trainer and Nutritionist



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The two best exercises for BELLY FAT LOSS – Shared by Daniel Wellard, Physio4Life PT and Nutritionist

The two best exercises for BELLY FAT LOSS – Shared by Daniel Wellard, Physio4Life PT and Nutritionist



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Train Hard Now, Feel Good This Summer – Daniel Wellard, Physio4Life PT and Nutritionist

Train Hard Now, Feel Good This Summer – Daniel Wellard, Physio4Life PT and Nutritionist



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What should I have for breakfast!? – By Daniel Wellard, Physio4Life PT and Nutritionist

What should I have for breakfast!? – By Daniel Wellard, Physio4Life PT and Nutritionist



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Cyclists! Get using your butt! – By Victoria Samson, Senior Physiotherapist at Physio4Life

Cyclists! Get using your butt! – By Victoria Samson, Senior Physiotherapist at Physio4Life



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Breakfast Quickies – Daniel Wellard Physio4Life Personal Trainer and Nutritionist

Breakfast Quickies – Daniel Wellard Physio4Life Personal Trainer and Nutritionist



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5 tips on how to improve your eating habits – Daniel Wellard, Physio4Life Personal Trainer and Nutritionist

5 tips on how to improve eating habits – Daniel Wellard, Physio4Life Personal Trainer and Nutritionist



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‘Get to gym and squeeze that butt. Or watch your favourite sporting team in a big match. That’s enough to get the butt clenching!!!!’ – Daniel Wellard, Physio4Life Personal Trainer and Nutritionist

‘Get to gym and squeeze that butt. Or watch you favourite sporting team in a big match. That’s enough to get the butt clenching!!!!’ – Daniel Wellard, Physio4Life Personal Trainer and Nutritionist



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Prepare your weekday lunches at the weekend! – Daniel Wellard, Physio4Life Personal Trainer and Nutritionist

Prepare your weekday lunches at the weekend! – Daniel Wellard, Physio4Life Personal Trainer and Nutritionist



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•Are you the type of person who finds it difficult to get out of bed? – Daniel Wellard, Physio4Life Personal Trainer and Nutritionist

Are you the type of person who finds it difficult to get out of bed? – Daniel Wellard, Physio4Life Personal Trainer and Nutritionist



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Daniels Saturday Morning Boot Camps – Get up and exercise! – Daniel Wellard, Physio4Life Personal Trainer & Nutritionist

Daniels Saturday Morning Boot Camps – Get up and exercise! – Daniel Wellard, Physio4Life Personal Trainer & Nutritionist



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Who wants to touch their toes? – Daniel Wellard, Physio4Life Personal Trainer and Nutritionist

Who wants to touch their toes? – Daniel Wellard, Physio4Life Personal Trainer and Nutritionist



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Have a guess what helps our skin keep its youthfulness? – Daniel Wellard, Physio4Life Personal Trainer and Nutritionist

Have a guess what helps our skin keep its youthfulness? – Daniel Wellard, Physio4Life Personal Trainer and Nutritionist



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‘I can’t stop snacking whilst I’m cooking dinner’ – Daniel Wellard, Physio4Life Personal Trainer and Nutritionist

‘I can’t stop snacking whilst I’m cooking dinner’ – Daniel Wellard, Physio4Life Personal Trainer and Nutritionist



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Cheesy Music and Fasted Cardio! – Daniel Wellard – Physio4Life Personal Trainer and Nutritionist

Cheesy Music and Fasted Cardio! – Daniel Wellard – Physio4Life Personal Trainer and Nutritionist



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Decrease shoulder and back tightness using this stretch daily – Daniel Wellard, Physio4Life Personal Trainer and Nutritionist

Decrease shoulder and back tightness using this stretch daily – Daniel Wellard, Physio4Life Personal Trainer and Nutritionist



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Improve your chances of shifting 5 kg – Daniel Wellard, Physio4Life Personal Trainer and Nutritionist

Improve your chances of shifting 5 kg – Daniel Wellard, Physio4Life Personal Trainer and Nutritionist



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My lent challenge just got juicier. Bring on the girls! – Daniel Wellard Physio4Life Personal Trainer & Nutritionist

My lent challenge just got juicier. Bring on the girls! – Daniel Wellard Physio4Life Personal Trainer & Nutritionist



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Apparently we have indeed been demonising fat for no reason!!! I am a genius. I was right!! ;-) – Daniel Wellard Physio4Life Personal Trainer and Nutritionist

Apparently we have indeed been demonising fat for no reason!!! I am a genius. I was right!! 😉 – Daniel Wellard Physio4Life Personal Trainer and Nutritionist



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My chocolate and crisp feasting must stop!!! – Daniel Wellard Physio4Life Personal Trainer and Nutritionist

My chocolate and crisp feasting must stop!!! – Daniel Wellard Physio4Life Personal Trainer and Nutritionist



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It’s typically around this time of year that gym attendances fall as many people begin to lose motivation. Don’t let this be you.

It’s typically around this time of year that gym attendances fall as many people begin to lose motivation. Don’t let this be you.



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If fat loss is the goal eat foods that use more energy to digest, and stay active! – Some diet tips from Daniel Wellard

If fat loss is the goal eat foods that use more energy to digest, and stay active! – Some diet tips from Daniel Wellard



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Focused Fat Loss “How do I lose fat here?” – Daniel Wellard, Personal Trainer and Nutritionist at Physio4Life

Focus Fat Loss “how do i lose fat here?” – Daniel Wellard, Personal Trainer and Nutritionist at Physio4Life



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Fasting for weight loss: an effective strategy or latest dieting trend?

Fasting for weight loss: an effective strategy or latest dieting trend? With over half of the population of the United Kingdom and other developed countries being collectively overweight



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Daniel Wellard shares another interesting study: High intensity training suggested to be superior to steady state continuous exercise (jogging) at improving cardiovascular risk factors

Daniel Wellard shares another interesting study: High intensity training suggested to be superior to steady state continuous exercise (jogging) at improving cardiovascular risk factors



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Starting your dreaded marathon training in the cold…..By Physio4Life Senior Physiotherapist, Jade Blake

Starting your dreaded marathon training in the cold…..By Physio4Life Senior Physiotherapist, Jade Blake



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‘Happy Skiing! But…a word to the wise…’ By Faye Burge, Senior Physiotherapist at Physio4Life

‘Happy Skiing! But…a word to the wise…’ By Faye Burge, Senior Physiotherapist at Physio4Life



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12 Christmas Tips from Personal Trainer & Nutritionist, Daniel Wellard – Tip 12: Enjoy Yourself!

12 Christmas Tips from Personal Trainer & Nutritionist, Daniel Wellard – Tip 12: Enjoy Yourself!



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12 Christmas Tips from Personal Trainer & Nutritionist, Daniel Wellard – Tip 11: Hydrate!

12 Christmas Tips from Personal Trainer & Nutritionist, Daniel Wellard – Tip 11: Hydrate!



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12 Christmas Tips from Personal Trainer & Nutritionist, Daniel Wellard – Tip 10: maintain strength and mass without access to a gym

12 Christmas Tips from Personal Trainer & Nutritionist, Daniel Wellard – Tip 10: maintain strength and mass without access to a gym



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12 Christmas Tips from Personal Trainer & Nutritionist, Daniel Wellard – Tip 9: Goal Setting

12 Christmas Tips from Personal Trainer & Nutritionist, Daniel Wellard – Tip 8: Goal Setting



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12 Christmas Tips from Personal Trainer & Nutritionist, Daniel Wellard – Tip 8: Food First!

12 Christmas Tips from Personal Trainer & Nutritionist, Daniel Wellard – Tip 8: Food First!



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New Year Resolutions – What Are Yours? – By Sam Downer, Senior Physiotherapist at Physio4Life

New Year Resolutions – What’s Yours? – By Sam Downer, Senior Physiotherapist at Physio4Life



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12 Christmas Tips from Personal Trainer & Nutritionist, Daniel Wellard – Tip 3: If time to do exercise is an issue over the festive season, here is a 15 minute high intensity session

12 Christmas Tips from Personal Trainer & Nutritionist, Daniel Wellard – Tip 3: If time to do exercise is an issue over the festive season, here is a 15 minute high intensity session



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Athletes! Why do you keep getting injured or have reoccurring niggles? – By Senior Physiotherapist, Jade Blake

Athletes! Why do you keep getting injured of have reoccurring niggles? – By Senior Physiotherapist, Jade Blake



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Foam rollering your ITB – By Physio4Life Senior Physiotherapist, Victoria Samson

Foam rollering your ITB – By Physio4Life Senior Physiotherapist, Victoria Samson



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‘The Frustrated Runner’ – By Physio4Life Senior Physiotherapist

‘The Frustrated Runner’ – By Physio4Life Senior Physiotherapist, Sam Downer



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‘Tis the season of…..being awarded a London Marathon place!’ Footwear tips from Physio4Life Senior Physiotherapist, Victoria Samson

‘Tis the season of…..being awarded a London Marathon place!’ Footwear tips from Physio4Life Senior Physiotherapist, Victoria Samson



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‘Best foot forward…but no running’ – By Physio4Life Senior Physiotherapist, Faye Burge

‘Best foot forward…but no running’ – By Physio4Life Senior Physiotherapist, Faye Burge



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‘Ankle Injuries – Inversion of the ankle ligament’ By Jade Blake, Physio4Life Senior Physiotherapist

‘Ankle Injuries – Inversion of the ankle ligament’ By Jade Blake, Physio4Life Senior Physiotherapist



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Winter is here! How to avoid injury and continue walking, running or cycling to work in winter – By Senior Physiotherapist at Physio4Life

Winter is here! How to avoid injury and continue walking, running or cycling to work in winter – By Jade Blake, Senior Physiotherapist at Physio4Life



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Why Do Runners Get Frontal Knee Pain?

Why Do Runners Get Frontal Knee Pain?



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‘Hamstring Strains’ – By Physio4Life Senior Physiotherapist, Jade Blake

‘Hamstring Strains’ – By Physio4Life Senior Physiotherapist, Jade Blake



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CYCLING: Reducing The Risk Of Common Injuries

CYCLING: Reducing the risk of common injuries



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Stretching Vs A Dynamic Warm Up

Stretching Vs a Dynamic warm up



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Exercise Metabolic Test (EMT)

Exercise Metabolic Test



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The Various functions of Protein

The Various functions of Protein



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Vitamin D Mobile Phone App

Vitamin D Mobile Phone App – ‘D Minder’



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Creatine Facts

Creatine Facts



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Hamstring Injury – “managed to get round my 69 mile race without even a hint of pain”

After all the rehab, I managed to get round my 69 mile race this weekend without even a hint of pain in that area



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Ideas for Vegetable Side Dishes With Your Protein

vegetable side dishes to have with your protein



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How To Avoid Injury During Your Marathon Training

        One of our Senior Physiotherapists, Faye Burge, recently attended the Joanne Elphinston Movement Systems course in December 2013. She was drawn to this assessment



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Service your body as well as your car this winter

With the dream of summer long gone and the heating turned up to the maximum, the winter months can be anything but filled with good cheer – especially



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Weathering the busy winter fixture list: How football and rugby stars stay 100% through the mid-season rush

While most of us are fighting the January blues, the biting cold and the overwhelming urge to curl up in front of a warm fire, the professional rugby



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How to make 2013/14 your best season ever

From Sunday league to the English premier there’s no reason to rest on your laurels this season Taking part is all well and good, but anyone with a



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How Mo Farah went from also-ran to unbeatable

Portland, Oregon: home of the world’s biggest sports brand – Nike. And since 2011 the base for Olympic and world champion Mo Farah. But what is it about



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The 5 keys to Conquering the Tour de France

Now that professional cycling has wiped its hands of Lance Armstrong and drug cocktails, the role of sports science has never been more important to Le Tour. As



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How attention to detail will keep you fit like the pros

Whether training for a triathlon, staying trim for pre-season or just trying to keep in shape, start your summer on the right foot and boost performance with prescription



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Preparing for the London Marathon

It’s not about winning, it’s about being fit to take part: How you could be getting you to the start line in better shape for this year’s London Marathon



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