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Run Britain article by Dr Lucy Goldby on the Alter-G Anti-Gravity Treadmill

February 16th, 2012 · No Comments

Tweet Dr Lucy Goldby has written a fantastic article on the Alter G treadmill (G-Trainer) that has appeared on Run Britain’s website. Run Britain is the largest online group for road running in the UK. Balance has now had their Alter-G for over three years and firmly believe that a tool is only as good […]

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Tags: Alter-G · back pain · education and workshops · fitness · joint health and mobility · marathon · rehabilitation · running · sports injury

Crosscore Pulley Suspension Training introduced for Shoulder Resilience

March 18th, 2011 · No Comments

Tweet As we introduce the WarMachine (the pulley suspension training system from Crosscore USA) at grass roots level in the UK we are seeing the experienced professionals and experts in their fields coming forward and asking for us to come and show them the 360 degree potential the system offers its users for health and […]

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Tags: back pain · bodyweight training · combat sports and MMA · education and workshops · ergonomics and work related · extreme sport · fitness · health · injury advice and prevention · joint health and mobility · movement skills · orthopaedic and surgery · performance · pilates · recovery · rehabilitation · resilient · retail shop · running · strength and conditioning · swim bike run tri · ultradistance

The Lissom Technique at Balance Performance Physiotherapy

March 4th, 2011 · 4 Comments

Tweet The Lissom Technique is the truly innovative creation of two exceptionally gifted specialists in human movment and part of the Balance strength and conditioning team Julien Diaz & Jason Prog. Lissom is a free flowing movement technique that encompasses a combination of simple but challenging moves and stretches to build core strength, flexibility, balance and endurance.  The movmements […]

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Tags: back pain · bodyweight training · classes · combat sports and MMA · education and workshops · fitness · joint health and mobility · performance · pilates · rehabilitation · strength and conditioning

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

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

Great versatility for outdoor training, highly effective strength, conditioning and fitness anywhere:

January 16th, 2011 · No Comments

Tweet A few examples of the versatility in bodyweight training that the Pulley suspension system of the WarMachine offers personal trainers, strength and conditioning coaches, bootcamp providers and anyone else who likes to take their physical training outdoors. Free flowing, fluid strength, conditioning, speed, power and endurance. interested in future education workshops in pulley suspension […]

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Tags: back pain · bodyweight training · classes · combat sports and MMA · education and workshops · fitness · joint health and mobility · kettlebells · performance · pilates · recovery · rehabilitation · retail shop · running · sports injury · strength and conditioning · swim bike run tri · ultradistance · weight loss · winter sports

Steve Cotter Masterclass at Balance Performance on Friday October 8th

September 18th, 2010 · No Comments

Tweet Balance Performance is once again extremely proud that Steve Cotter, world class teacher of kettlebells, athletic movement and all aspects of strength, conditioning, movement and wellbeing, will be teaching a 3 hour Masterclass at our London facility. Friday, October 8th, 6pm – 9.15pm Balance Performance 113 Gauden Road London SW4 6LE call 020-7627-2308 to […]

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Tags: back pain · bodyweight training · classes · fitness · IKFF · joint health and mobility · kettlebells · performance · recovery · running

Flow Restoration

May 28th, 2010 · No Comments

Tweet This Saturday in Edinburgh – Jonathan Lewis, Physiotherapist, Movement Strength and Conditioning coach is teaching alongside Keith Openshaw of Mad Dog Functional Training Sytems the first of a series of workshops they have written for fitness professionals, physiotherapist, sports therapists, osteopaths and chiropractors. Flow Restoration – Kettlebells for Injury Rehabilitation is a 1 day […]

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Tags: back pain · bodyweight training · education and workshops · fitness · IKFF · joint health and mobility · kettlebells · performance · recovery · rehabilitation · sports injury · strength and conditioning · Uncategorized