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How Does Osteopathy Work?

How Does Osteopathy Work?

Osteopathy is a system of therapy that focuses on all the contributing factors related to an injury. It incorporates a wide variety of both passive and active treatment techniques, along with rehabilitation, ergonomic advice and aftercare. For someone who has not seen an Osteopath,

Is HIIT better than steady state training for fitness and health?

Is HIIT better than steady state training for fitness and health?

High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) is an increasingly popular way of exercising for aerobic fitness and general health. This rise is for good reason; HIIT has been shown to have a myriad of health benefits, is very time effective and can break up the monotony of continuous, steady state exercise. Let’s have a look at HIIT in closer detail and see how it stacks up compared to steady state exercise.

Are cyclists at risk of ‘weak bone’?

Are cyclists at risk of ‘weak bone’?

It is well known that weight-bearing exercise is very important for bone development and bone density. Cycling, despite being challenging for your cardio vascular system, doesn’t put a lot of weight-bearing stress through bones in your body the way running or weight training does.

Let’s take a look at what ‘weak bone’ actually is and if cyclists are at risk of developing it.