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Self-Recovery Tools – Part 3 – Physio Knuckles

_______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ There are many different types of tools that an individual can use as a self-massage recovery tool. Self-recovery is extremely important to aid in advancing an athlete’s performance ability. When muscles are used in everyday life and exercise, the connective tissue within the muscles and joints becomes fatigued and tight. This leads to decreased …

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What is a Sports Trainer?

A sports trainer has an important job within a sporting team. It is often a requirement of the sport that a qualified sports trainer is present with a team to treat and aid in preventing injuries. _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ What is a Sports Trainer? If you have ever wondered what the individuals in Fluro shirts who run …

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The Importance of Stretching

Stretching should be a regular part of an athletes training program, the benefits of stretching throughout training can optimise an individual’s performance ability. There are different types of stretching and each has a different purpose and different benefits. When the right type of stretching is done at the right time, the positive effects can be …

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All you need to know about sports Massage

Sports massage is an immensely popular service used by athlete’s pre-performance, post-performance and during sporting events. It can aid in rehabilitation and decrease the pain and tightness often felt after exercising. ___________________________________________________________________________________________________ What is sports massage? Sports massage is a technique of massage that is specifically designed to aid in sports and sports injuries. It …

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