PERTURBATION TRAINING See one of our Physiotec staff, Colm Coakley, demonstrating some perturbation training using the CorMax Torpedo. Half filled with water, the Torpedo becomes an unstable load which your muscles need to figure out how to control. Consequently, it provides a great dynamic stability challenge! Also, due to the ever-changing stimulus, it keeps the…

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It’s spring time and for many it’s a sign to start getting fit for summer. For those who had been hibernating during winter it is worth taking note of these following tips to bulletproof yourself for the months of running ahead. Remember you are exposing your body to increase stresses and strains that it may…

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7 LAWS OF STRENGTH TRAINING 1. TRAIN CONSISTENTLY Consistency with training is vitally important. Those who train week in and week out will experience steady improvements in fundamental lifting skills, strength and muscularity over time. Assess your weekly routine and see when you can fit in at least 2-3 30-45 minute sessions per week into…

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Welcome to the first blog post of our strength and conditioning series. Physiotec has recently recruited physiotherapists with specific experience in strength and conditioning. We recognise the need to give people access to strength training, especially coming back from injury. However, uninjured people will also benefit from the service. In our clinic, we see more…

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FOR MUMS AND MUMS TO BE… Have you ever experienced some pain in the pelvis  or in the hips during or after pregnacy? Poor pelvic control or instability is a condition more common in women and is most likely to occur during or post –pregnancy.  During pregnancy, a hormone called relaxin is released in the…

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Back into the Spring of Things: How to get back on track after the lull in the Winter In winter, it is normal to feel less motivated with exercise and physical activity. Now that the days are getting longer and nights are shorter we can help you get into the spring of things! Research has…

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