Need to know – Foam Rollers

Foam rollers are quickly becoming one of the most recognised and used recovery and self-massage tools in the world – and there are SO many reasons why. _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ What Is a Foam Roller? A foam roller is a cylindrical shaped, self-massage tool that aids to reduce muscular and myofascial restriction, general tension, fatigue, and soreness …

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Sports Recovery – WHY? And HOW?

Elite athletes know the importance of ensuring recovery is scheduled into their routines to ensure they allow their bodies to repair and recuperate before the next session. ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ‘Rest and Recovery’ days are critical when it comes to sporting performance for many reasons: Physiological – The body needs time to adapt to the stress and …

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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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