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Entries from February 2011

“War Machine” Pulley Suspension Training workshop

February 25th, 2011 · 1 Comment

Tweet Introducing the WarMachine for the ultimate in “3D bodyweight training.” Jonathan Lewis, Cj Swaby and Ricardo Abreu will be sharing their expert knowledge and experience of how to get the most from this exciting piece of kit. They will go through basics of press, pull, legs, trunk and combined, compound movements  before “pulling the pin” […]

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Tags: bodyweight training · combat sports and MMA · fitness · performance · rehabilitation · strength and conditioning · swim bike run tri

Pose Running & Barefoot Running Workshop

February 23rd, 2011 · No Comments

Tweet Just want to make you all aware of a very exciting course coming up at Balance Performance Physiotherapy and presented by CJS Fitness on Sunday the 13th of March 10am – 5pm. The course will be presented by Naeem Akram the “Running Engineer”, click on the link below to read more and book online. […]

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Tags: education and workshops · fitness · marathon · performance · rehabilitation · running · ultradistance

Hybrid Bodyweight Training Equipment. The Total Package?

February 16th, 2011 · No Comments

Tweet This article was written by J.P. Brice. Co-inventor of the War Machine Suspended Pulley Trainer by CrossCore, Inc. Bodyweight training. It’s been around forever. But as the sports of bodybuilding and powerlifting really started to evolve in the 50’s and 60’s, we became fascinated with big, shiny, “muscle specific” machines and training with massive […]

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Tags: back pain · bodyweight training · combat sports and MMA · fitness · kettlebells · performance · rehabilitation · retail shop · running · sports injury · strength and conditioning · swim bike run tri · Uncategorized · weight loss

elite athletes suffer many of the same sports injury problems

February 8th, 2011 · No Comments

Tweet Tight hip flexors and imbalances, weak gluteals – does this sound familiar? It happens to elite ATP pro tennis players as well as the recreational athletes we see from Clapham, Stockwell and Brixton.

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Tags: Alter-G · back pain · education and workshops · joint health and mobility · performance · recovery · rehabilitation · retail shop · sports injury · strength and conditioning

Sports physio equipment and kit, from London to Rotterdam

February 8th, 2011 · No Comments

Tweet Text and pic from Graham at the AVB AMRO World Tennis Tournament: The physiotherapy table in Rotterdam. Trigger point therapy products advised to the players – ideal for them to put in their kit bag and travel the world with them. The worlds elite tennis players are waking up to Trigger Point Performance tools […]

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Tags: performance · rehabilitation · sports injury

Graham Anderson at AVB AMRO world tennis tournament

February 8th, 2011 · No Comments

Tweet News from Graham in Rotterdam: The 38th AVB AMRO world tennis tournament in Rotterdam may not sound the most glamourous event on the ATP Callander but with Soderling, Murray, Ferrer, Berdych, Melzer, and Tsonga, it is a strong field following on from the Australian Open. I’m the sole ATP physiotherapy representative to look after […]

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Tags: back pain · education and workshops · fitness · performance · recovery · rehabilitation · sports injury

Balance Blogging

February 7th, 2011 · No Comments

Tweet There is so much going on at the moment at Balance Performance that i could be blogging daily, the reality is that its so busy the blogging activities are at a low! Stewart Laing is one of the UKs most respected Sports Physiologists, has worked with some of the worlds elite athletes but is […]

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Tags: back pain · bodyweight training · classes · education and workshops · fitness · kettlebells · performance · pilates · recovery · rehabilitation · running · sports injury · strength and conditioning