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Why suspension exercise is so good for you

Why suspension exercise is so good for you

The power of Redcord suspension exerciseSuspension exercises with slings may look intimidating, but with Redcord suspension training is safe and suitable for all ages and fitness levels.    Developed in Norway in 1991, Redcord in Norwegian translates as ‘the...

Six quick and easy exercises you can do anywhere

Six quick and easy exercises you can do anywhere

Build these easy and time efficient exercises into your daily routine. Struggling to find time to fit in exercise? We’ve all been there before. Instead of feeling guilty about not making the gym, rescheduling your pilates class or missing a walk or run, try...

Two foam roller exercises everyone should do

Two foam roller exercises everyone should do

Foam rolling increases blood flow to your muscles and creates better mobility, helping with recovery and improving performance. Foam rolling is a form of self-myofascial release, or self-massage, that gets rid of adhesions in your muscles and connective tissue. Foam...

Four exercises to help prevent skiing injuries

Four exercises to help prevent skiing injuries

How ready are you to ski or snowboard? Winter and the snow season is just around the corner. If you’re planning on heading to the slopes this winter then it’s time to start getting fit to ski. Skiing and snowboarding are high intensity exercises that require great...

How to run your first 5K

How to run your first 5K

Follow these tips to make your first five kilometres both enjoyable and rewarding Starting running for the first time or getting back into it after an extended break can be daunting. But it doesn’t have to be if you follow these simple rules that are designed to help...

Four reasons to workout in winter

Four reasons to workout in winter

Don’t let the cold weather freeze your motivation and exercise program When the mercury drops, so too can your motivation to exercise. Dark and frosty mornings, bleak days and rainy weather can freeze the best laid plans. It’s easy to see why so many people end up...

How to safely do a plank exercise

How to safely do a plank exercise

How ready are you to ski or snowboard? Traditional sit-ups or leg lowers (especially double leg lowers) can often lead to pain and injury, especially in the lower back because people perform these loaded exercises incorrectly or with poor form. At PhysioTrain we...

Four proven health benefits of massage

Four proven health benefits of massage

How ready are you to ski or snowboard? Massage has been used for thousands of years to help relieve the body’s aches and pains, and we believe you should make massage a regular part of your life. We all have little niggles from time to time. Whether it’s sore leg...