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Welcoming Women’s Health Specialist to BLH

Welcoming Women’s Health Specialist to BLH

Hello. My name is Emma Brockwell and I am a Pelvic Health Physiotherapist, and I am particularly passionate about running. Pelvic health issues affect many women at some stage of their lives. 80% of women in the U.K. will have a baby and every woman will go through...

7 Great Hip Strengthening Exercises

7 Great Hip Strengthening Exercises

https://youtu.be/VaLRm28A8Qg Your lateral hip muscles are so important to your movement health, and you spend most of your day sitting in a chair lengthening them! And if you cross your legs you are adding more stress again on top of this. Tiffany and I have put...

Do I need to warm up before I run?

Do I need to warm up before I run?

Warm Up or Just Go Out & Run? It is incredible how many times this question comes up. I am often astounded by the fact that with all the research and information that is out there now people still believe this is a question they should be asking. My latest theory...

Build Your Hip Strength for Long Term Healthy Joints

Build Your Hip Strength for Long Term Healthy Joints

https://youtu.be/KHr0WI1Ft5M   If hip pain and stiffness in the morning is causing you problems, and you find sitting in low seats an issue, or standing from long periods of sitting, then we have some fantastic exercises to help you build stronger hips. During...

Do Your Hips Feel Stiff in the Morning?

Do Your Hips Feel Stiff in the Morning?

  https://youtu.be/TmPbCSks3Mk   If you find getting moving in the morning a struggle. If you increasingly notice pain or tightness when sitting in low chairs, and then take time to straighten up upon standing. See if you have these restrictions present too....

Rotation Low Back Issues – Build the Foundation

Rotation Low Back Issues – Build the Foundation

Right so you have evaluated your low back pain to be related to rotation control issues. The pain is settling - what next? Is your pain only there when you are doing fatiguing activities? At first we work on timing, however as the pain settles we need to challenge the...

Take control of your Low Back Pain – Bending (flexion) issues

Take control of your Low Back Pain – Bending (flexion) issues

Take control of your Low Back Pain - Bending (flexion) issues So having watched the videos to date you now believe that your back bends too much during activity, be that day to day or when loaded. Hopefully you are finding more control over your back pain as a result,...

Are your abdominals really to blame for your back pain?

Are your abdominals really to blame for your back pain?

Are your abdominals really to blame for your back pain? In the case of an extension related issue then actually yes, the abdominals are the prime driving force behind control this type of back complaint. The main point here is to think about what is happening around...

Is Your Back Struggling to Control Bending Effectively?

Is Your Back Struggling to Control Bending Effectively?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NliFW-Ff3Tc   In our first back pain related video we look at flexion, or bending, control issues. Who might this affect? Well if you have any of this activities that relate to your back pain then it might well be worth watching...

Don’t Let Back Pain Rule Your Life

Don’t Let Back Pain Rule Your Life

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l0FRGf8xdZU   Back pain can be a debilitating problem and affects more people than you may realise. It is a common area we treat in the clinic however there is some good news. The majority of back pain is related to postural...

Need Help Keeping Up With Your Shoulder Pain?

Need Help Keeping Up With Your Shoulder Pain?

3 Key Exercises to Help Recover from Shoulder Instability Problem https://youtu.be/kL4RJPFGFr8 Here are 3 key exercises that will help you recover from shoulder instability.

Is hip pain getting you down?

Is hip pain getting you down?

Hip pain is an increasing problem in modern society. It can be debilitating and prevent weight bearing, walking and being able to do daily activities. There are many potential reasons for this issue to start, maybe partly due to the fact we do not squat through full...

Are you looking after your hip health?

Are you looking after your hip health?

How we sit, how we move and our daily habits can greatly affect our hip health. I know I am obsessed about hip movement and hip health but it is so important. There are so many small habits that load the area and cause issues that right now you may not be aware of. So...

Why do I have low back pain?

Why do I have low back pain?

Right, today we address one of the major issues affecting not only people in London the UK but across the World. The issue of back pain, why it is there and what is happening. Firstly, and I want to make this crystal clear for everyone - There is no magic solution to...

Is your Tiger Woods Swing ruining your Back?

Is your Tiger Woods Swing ruining your Back?

You may have seen this article on the BBC recently. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-47114990 It is certainly food for thought however there are a couple of areas you need to consider. I have broken this down into 3 main areas for ease; 1. Are you a Tiger Woods?...

Am I Suffering from Tennis Elbow

Am I Suffering from Tennis Elbow

If you have local pain, weak grip strength, and it is tender to push - find out more to confirm your diagnosis. Tennis elbow causes many issues for the modern population because we spend so much of our time in habitual postures that can load the elbow region. Even...

Is it a Frozen Shoulder

Is it a Frozen Shoulder

A troublesome problem that with early management can shorten the normal time frame for this condition. Here Alex, one of our Chartered Physiotherapists, explains more about Frozen Shoulder, Adhesive Capsulitis. Frozen Shoulder - What you need to know What is it?...

Shoulder Impingement – What is happening?

Shoulder Impingement – What is happening?

My shoulder is painful right on the top of the bone & I am struggling to lift my arm without pain. Is this shoulder impingement? On top of the shoulder there is a space called subacromial space. It is normally occupied by a group of four tendons called the Rotator...

My Back Hurts on Twisting Movements

My Back Hurts on Twisting Movements

Understanding your back pain Back pain can be debilitating. Aside from the pain there is the constant worry of not really understanding why your back hurts and what is actually going on. Is it sciatica, muscle pain, my bones or my joints. What is happening? The more a...

Build A Stronger Back

Build A Stronger Back

Understand how movement is affecting your back pain There is nothing more frustrating than low back pain. Unfortunately many of us suffer at some point in our life with back pain that can affect our ability to enjoy our daily life, along with the activities we enjoy....

My back hurts when I bend.

My back hurts when I bend.

Understand your back pain better. Does it hurt when you bend? In this blog we look at the back and the problems that can be caused by poor control of movement in the spine when moving into flexion or bending movements. There is an introduction video that is well worth...

Discussion of Acute Whiplash Study

Discussion of Acute Whiplash Study

Whiplash study says no benefits from intensive treatment http://www.bbc.in/U5HXWu Please read the article and look at the research paper to help build your understanding of the research paper released today. There is an ongoing area in research that needs to be...

Health Insurance – There is another way.

Health Insurance – There is another way.

We are in changing times currently and although I bring this information from a physiotherapy perspective I equally find it impossible not to think that other health practitioners or doctors are being affected in a similar way. I have taken some time to consider my...

Let’s Get Moving

Let’s Get Moving

We treat people with many different injuries and ailments, and so hear many different stories of how people have sustained their injuries. The unusual always stand out but it is the common problems that need discussion. This is to hopefully help people understand more...

Let’s Get Moving

Let’s Get Moving

We treat people with many different injuries and ailments, and so hear many different stories of how people have sustained their injuries. The unusual always stand out but it is the common problems that need discussion. This is to hopefully help people understand more...

The Performance Matrix – How is your body coping?

The Performance Matrix – How is your body coping?

The Performance Matrix takes an individuals movement & function of their body’s muscle and joint control to a new level allowing a tailored programme to be designed. This results in big gains in terms of performance and injury prevention. The Movement and Performance...

Welcoming Women’s Health Specialist to BLH

Welcoming Women’s Health Specialist to BLH

Hello. My name is Emma Brockwell and I am a Pelvic Health Physiotherapist, and I am particularly passionate about running. Pelvic health issues affect many women at some stage of their lives. 80% of women in the U.K. will have a baby and every woman will go through...

7 Great Hip Strengthening Exercises

7 Great Hip Strengthening Exercises

https://youtu.be/VaLRm28A8Qg Your lateral hip muscles are so important to your movement health, and you spend most of your day sitting in a chair lengthening them! And if you cross your legs you are adding more stress again on top of this. Tiffany and I have put...

Do I need to warm up before I run?

Do I need to warm up before I run?

Warm Up or Just Go Out & Run? It is incredible how many times this question comes up. I am often astounded by the fact that with all the research and information that is out there now people still believe this is a question they should be asking. My latest theory...

Build Your Hip Strength for Long Term Healthy Joints

Build Your Hip Strength for Long Term Healthy Joints

https://youtu.be/KHr0WI1Ft5M   If hip pain and stiffness in the morning is causing you problems, and you find sitting in low seats an issue, or standing from long periods of sitting, then we have some fantastic exercises to help you build stronger hips. During...

Do Your Hips Feel Stiff in the Morning?

Do Your Hips Feel Stiff in the Morning?

  https://youtu.be/TmPbCSks3Mk   If you find getting moving in the morning a struggle. If you increasingly notice pain or tightness when sitting in low chairs, and then take time to straighten up upon standing. See if you have these restrictions present too....

Rotation Low Back Issues – Build the Foundation

Rotation Low Back Issues – Build the Foundation

Right so you have evaluated your low back pain to be related to rotation control issues. The pain is settling - what next? Is your pain only there when you are doing fatiguing activities? At first we work on timing, however as the pain settles we need to challenge the...

Take control of your Low Back Pain – Bending (flexion) issues

Take control of your Low Back Pain – Bending (flexion) issues

Take control of your Low Back Pain - Bending (flexion) issues So having watched the videos to date you now believe that your back bends too much during activity, be that day to day or when loaded. Hopefully you are finding more control over your back pain as a result,...

Are your abdominals really to blame for your back pain?

Are your abdominals really to blame for your back pain?

Are your abdominals really to blame for your back pain? In the case of an extension related issue then actually yes, the abdominals are the prime driving force behind control this type of back complaint. The main point here is to think about what is happening around...

Is Your Back Struggling to Control Bending Effectively?

Is Your Back Struggling to Control Bending Effectively?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NliFW-Ff3Tc   In our first back pain related video we look at flexion, or bending, control issues. Who might this affect? Well if you have any of this activities that relate to your back pain then it might well be worth watching...

Don’t Let Back Pain Rule Your Life

Don’t Let Back Pain Rule Your Life

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l0FRGf8xdZU   Back pain can be a debilitating problem and affects more people than you may realise. It is a common area we treat in the clinic however there is some good news. The majority of back pain is related to postural...

Need Help Keeping Up With Your Shoulder Pain?

Need Help Keeping Up With Your Shoulder Pain?

3 Key Exercises to Help Recover from Shoulder Instability Problem https://youtu.be/kL4RJPFGFr8 Here are 3 key exercises that will help you recover from shoulder instability.

Is hip pain getting you down?

Is hip pain getting you down?

Hip pain is an increasing problem in modern society. It can be debilitating and prevent weight bearing, walking and being able to do daily activities. There are many potential reasons for this issue to start, maybe partly due to the fact we do not squat through full...

Are you looking after your hip health?

Are you looking after your hip health?

How we sit, how we move and our daily habits can greatly affect our hip health. I know I am obsessed about hip movement and hip health but it is so important. There are so many small habits that load the area and cause issues that right now you may not be aware of. So...

Why do I have low back pain?

Why do I have low back pain?

Right, today we address one of the major issues affecting not only people in London the UK but across the World. The issue of back pain, why it is there and what is happening. Firstly, and I want to make this crystal clear for everyone - There is no magic solution to...

Is your Tiger Woods Swing ruining your Back?

Is your Tiger Woods Swing ruining your Back?

You may have seen this article on the BBC recently. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-47114990 It is certainly food for thought however there are a couple of areas you need to consider. I have broken this down into 3 main areas for ease; 1. Are you a Tiger Woods?...

Am I Suffering from Tennis Elbow

Am I Suffering from Tennis Elbow

If you have local pain, weak grip strength, and it is tender to push - find out more to confirm your diagnosis. Tennis elbow causes many issues for the modern population because we spend so much of our time in habitual postures that can load the elbow region. Even...

Is it a Frozen Shoulder

Is it a Frozen Shoulder

A troublesome problem that with early management can shorten the normal time frame for this condition. Here Alex, one of our Chartered Physiotherapists, explains more about Frozen Shoulder, Adhesive Capsulitis. Frozen Shoulder - What you need to know What is it?...

Shoulder Impingement – What is happening?

Shoulder Impingement – What is happening?

My shoulder is painful right on the top of the bone & I am struggling to lift my arm without pain. Is this shoulder impingement? On top of the shoulder there is a space called subacromial space. It is normally occupied by a group of four tendons called the Rotator...

My Back Hurts on Twisting Movements

My Back Hurts on Twisting Movements

Understanding your back pain Back pain can be debilitating. Aside from the pain there is the constant worry of not really understanding why your back hurts and what is actually going on. Is it sciatica, muscle pain, my bones or my joints. What is happening? The more a...

Build A Stronger Back

Build A Stronger Back

Understand how movement is affecting your back pain There is nothing more frustrating than low back pain. Unfortunately many of us suffer at some point in our life with back pain that can affect our ability to enjoy our daily life, along with the activities we enjoy....

My back hurts when I bend.

My back hurts when I bend.

Understand your back pain better. Does it hurt when you bend? In this blog we look at the back and the problems that can be caused by poor control of movement in the spine when moving into flexion or bending movements. There is an introduction video that is well worth...

Discussion of Acute Whiplash Study

Discussion of Acute Whiplash Study

Whiplash study says no benefits from intensive treatment http://www.bbc.in/U5HXWu Please read the article and look at the research paper to help build your understanding of the research paper released today. There is an ongoing area in research that needs to be...

Health Insurance – There is another way.

Health Insurance – There is another way.

We are in changing times currently and although I bring this information from a physiotherapy perspective I equally find it impossible not to think that other health practitioners or doctors are being affected in a similar way. I have taken some time to consider my...

Let’s Get Moving

Let’s Get Moving

We treat people with many different injuries and ailments, and so hear many different stories of how people have sustained their injuries. The unusual always stand out but it is the common problems that need discussion. This is to hopefully help people understand more...

Let’s Get Moving

Let’s Get Moving

We treat people with many different injuries and ailments, and so hear many different stories of how people have sustained their injuries. The unusual always stand out but it is the common problems that need discussion. This is to hopefully help people understand more...

The Performance Matrix – How is your body coping?

The Performance Matrix – How is your body coping?

The Performance Matrix takes an individuals movement & function of their body’s muscle and joint control to a new level allowing a tailored programme to be designed. This results in big gains in terms of performance and injury prevention. The Movement and Performance...

Welcoming Women’s Health Specialist to BLH

Welcoming Women’s Health Specialist to BLH

Hello. My name is Emma Brockwell and I am a Pelvic Health Physiotherapist, and I am particularly passionate about running. Pelvic health issues affect many women at some stage of their lives. 80% of women in the U.K. will have a baby and every woman will go through...

7 Great Hip Strengthening Exercises

7 Great Hip Strengthening Exercises

https://youtu.be/VaLRm28A8Qg Your lateral hip muscles are so important to your movement health, and you spend most of your day sitting in a chair lengthening them! And if you cross your legs you are adding more stress again on top of this. Tiffany and I have put...

Do I need to warm up before I run?

Do I need to warm up before I run?

Warm Up or Just Go Out & Run? It is incredible how many times this question comes up. I am often astounded by the fact that with all the research and information that is out there now people still believe this is a question they should be asking. My latest theory...

Build Your Hip Strength for Long Term Healthy Joints

Build Your Hip Strength for Long Term Healthy Joints

https://youtu.be/KHr0WI1Ft5M   If hip pain and stiffness in the morning is causing you problems, and you find sitting in low seats an issue, or standing from long periods of sitting, then we have some fantastic exercises to help you build stronger hips. During...

Do Your Hips Feel Stiff in the Morning?

Do Your Hips Feel Stiff in the Morning?

  https://youtu.be/TmPbCSks3Mk   If you find getting moving in the morning a struggle. If you increasingly notice pain or tightness when sitting in low chairs, and then take time to straighten up upon standing. See if you have these restrictions present too....

Rotation Low Back Issues – Build the Foundation

Rotation Low Back Issues – Build the Foundation

Right so you have evaluated your low back pain to be related to rotation control issues. The pain is settling - what next? Is your pain only there when you are doing fatiguing activities? At first we work on timing, however as the pain settles we need to challenge the...

Take control of your Low Back Pain – Bending (flexion) issues

Take control of your Low Back Pain – Bending (flexion) issues

Take control of your Low Back Pain - Bending (flexion) issues So having watched the videos to date you now believe that your back bends too much during activity, be that day to day or when loaded. Hopefully you are finding more control over your back pain as a result,...

Are your abdominals really to blame for your back pain?

Are your abdominals really to blame for your back pain?

Are your abdominals really to blame for your back pain? In the case of an extension related issue then actually yes, the abdominals are the prime driving force behind control this type of back complaint. The main point here is to think about what is happening around...

Is Your Back Struggling to Control Bending Effectively?

Is Your Back Struggling to Control Bending Effectively?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NliFW-Ff3Tc   In our first back pain related video we look at flexion, or bending, control issues. Who might this affect? Well if you have any of this activities that relate to your back pain then it might well be worth watching...

Don’t Let Back Pain Rule Your Life

Don’t Let Back Pain Rule Your Life

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l0FRGf8xdZU   Back pain can be a debilitating problem and affects more people than you may realise. It is a common area we treat in the clinic however there is some good news. The majority of back pain is related to postural...

Need Help Keeping Up With Your Shoulder Pain?

Need Help Keeping Up With Your Shoulder Pain?

3 Key Exercises to Help Recover from Shoulder Instability Problem https://youtu.be/kL4RJPFGFr8 Here are 3 key exercises that will help you recover from shoulder instability.

Is hip pain getting you down?

Is hip pain getting you down?

Hip pain is an increasing problem in modern society. It can be debilitating and prevent weight bearing, walking and being able to do daily activities. There are many potential reasons for this issue to start, maybe partly due to the fact we do not squat through full...

Are you looking after your hip health?

Are you looking after your hip health?

How we sit, how we move and our daily habits can greatly affect our hip health. I know I am obsessed about hip movement and hip health but it is so important. There are so many small habits that load the area and cause issues that right now you may not be aware of. So...

Why do I have low back pain?

Why do I have low back pain?

Right, today we address one of the major issues affecting not only people in London the UK but across the World. The issue of back pain, why it is there and what is happening. Firstly, and I want to make this crystal clear for everyone - There is no magic solution to...

Is your Tiger Woods Swing ruining your Back?

Is your Tiger Woods Swing ruining your Back?

You may have seen this article on the BBC recently. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-47114990 It is certainly food for thought however there are a couple of areas you need to consider. I have broken this down into 3 main areas for ease; 1. Are you a Tiger Woods?...

Am I Suffering from Tennis Elbow

Am I Suffering from Tennis Elbow

If you have local pain, weak grip strength, and it is tender to push - find out more to confirm your diagnosis. Tennis elbow causes many issues for the modern population because we spend so much of our time in habitual postures that can load the elbow region. Even...

Is it a Frozen Shoulder

Is it a Frozen Shoulder

A troublesome problem that with early management can shorten the normal time frame for this condition. Here Alex, one of our Chartered Physiotherapists, explains more about Frozen Shoulder, Adhesive Capsulitis. Frozen Shoulder - What you need to know What is it?...

Shoulder Impingement – What is happening?

Shoulder Impingement – What is happening?

My shoulder is painful right on the top of the bone & I am struggling to lift my arm without pain. Is this shoulder impingement? On top of the shoulder there is a space called subacromial space. It is normally occupied by a group of four tendons called the Rotator...

My Back Hurts on Twisting Movements

My Back Hurts on Twisting Movements

Understanding your back pain Back pain can be debilitating. Aside from the pain there is the constant worry of not really understanding why your back hurts and what is actually going on. Is it sciatica, muscle pain, my bones or my joints. What is happening? The more a...

Build A Stronger Back

Build A Stronger Back

Understand how movement is affecting your back pain There is nothing more frustrating than low back pain. Unfortunately many of us suffer at some point in our life with back pain that can affect our ability to enjoy our daily life, along with the activities we enjoy....

My back hurts when I bend.

My back hurts when I bend.

Understand your back pain better. Does it hurt when you bend? In this blog we look at the back and the problems that can be caused by poor control of movement in the spine when moving into flexion or bending movements. There is an introduction video that is well worth...

Discussion of Acute Whiplash Study

Discussion of Acute Whiplash Study

Whiplash study says no benefits from intensive treatment http://www.bbc.in/U5HXWu Please read the article and look at the research paper to help build your understanding of the research paper released today. There is an ongoing area in research that needs to be...

Health Insurance – There is another way.

Health Insurance – There is another way.

We are in changing times currently and although I bring this information from a physiotherapy perspective I equally find it impossible not to think that other health practitioners or doctors are being affected in a similar way. I have taken some time to consider my...

Let’s Get Moving

Let’s Get Moving

We treat people with many different injuries and ailments, and so hear many different stories of how people have sustained their injuries. The unusual always stand out but it is the common problems that need discussion. This is to hopefully help people understand more...

Let’s Get Moving

Let’s Get Moving

We treat people with many different injuries and ailments, and so hear many different stories of how people have sustained their injuries. The unusual always stand out but it is the common problems that need discussion. This is to hopefully help people understand more...

The Performance Matrix – How is your body coping?

The Performance Matrix – How is your body coping?

The Performance Matrix takes an individuals movement & function of their body’s muscle and joint control to a new level allowing a tailored programme to be designed. This results in big gains in terms of performance and injury prevention. The Movement and Performance...

Welcoming Women’s Health Specialist to BLH

Welcoming Women’s Health Specialist to BLH

Hello. My name is Emma Brockwell and I am a Pelvic Health Physiotherapist, and I am particularly passionate about running. Pelvic health issues affect many women at some stage of their lives. 80% of women in the U.K. will have a baby and every woman will go through...

Do I need to warm up before I run?

Do I need to warm up before I run?

Warm Up or Just Go Out & Run? It is incredible how many times this question comes up. I am often astounded by the fact that with all the research and information that is out there now people still believe this is a question they should be asking. My latest theory...

Back Pain When You Run? Is Your Technique Letting You Down?

Back Pain When You Run? Is Your Technique Letting You Down?

In the final sections of our focus on back pain we look at running technique and how extra stress can be placed on the back connected to how you run. With the London Marathon places being released later this month understanding how you run could be a window into...

Running Evolution: Build Dynamic Hip Strength for Running

Running Evolution: Build Dynamic Hip Strength for Running

Is your hip range holding back your running speed? So have spent all week sitting at the desk? Maybe you are now sitting in a car travelling for Easter? Are you hoping to get a run in this weekend, maybe a test run or timed run? How do you think your body will react....

Building Leg Strength for Running Speed.

Building Leg Strength for Running Speed.

The essentials for you to smash your season ahead. Today we focus more on leg endurance strength. Generally in terms of running (& stair climbing) there is a huge need to develop the dynamic strength. However strength comes in many formats and today we look at some...

The Secret Issue that could be affecting your Running.

The Secret Issue that could be affecting your Running.

Too Many Squats can cause Issues too. The trend towards HITT sessions and Olympic lifting has had an untold effect on runners. Increasing there are new overload injuries coming through the clinic, many avoidable with improved training and more care taken on movement...

Why am I suffering from Shin Splints?

Why am I suffering from Shin Splints?

You are not alone. This is a common running complaint, and one that increases at this time of the year as runners work towards their New Year challenges, and in London, the mileage rises for those training for the London Marathon. Take a simple look at the technical...

Working on Your Running Cadence – Get The Facts

Working on Your Running Cadence – Get The Facts

Background The running cadence debate has been a hot topic of debate for runners, from all backgrounds, for the past five years. It all started when running coach Jack Daniels made an observation at the 1984 Olympics about runners across distances from 800 metres to...

Why your Running Efficiency is important for Running Performance

Why your Running Efficiency is important for Running Performance

How do you analyse where your running form is right now? Why would you care? Running is one of the simplest forms of training for our busy lives. Unfortunately all too often not enough work is put into the technical side of training and improving the movement patterns...

Are you Shuffling when you Run?

Are you Shuffling when you Run?

If you are a Shuffle Runner. Why is this potentially a problem for running injuries? Firstly grab a mate and video your running from the side at your normal running speed. Do your heels get above mid calf hieght? If not then there is a fair chance you are shuffling...

Maximise Your Running Form to Improve Your Speed

Maximise Your Running Form to Improve Your Speed

You Don’t Want to Leak Energy with this Hip Issue Too often in the clinic we come across runners who are leaking energy through poor strength around their hips. In a previous video we discussed knee control, this time we look at keeping the pelvis level and strong....

Myth III – Leaning Forwards Running Uphill

Myth III – Leaning Forwards Running Uphill

Do you want to lean forwards when running uphill? Here we take a look at an often asked question. Should I be leaning forwards when I am running uphill? It is asked more than the team can remember so feel it is an area that needs addressing. Understand how you should...

Use Your Arms for Better Marathon Running

Use Your Arms for Better Marathon Running

Top Tip for Marathon Runners (& Triathletes, Ironman Competitors too) As we move into April there are many runners considering The London Marathon. It is now too late to complete any major technical changes in your running. The chances are you will just end up...

Running London Marathon 2017? You must check out these nutritional tips.

Running London Marathon 2017? You must check out these nutritional tips.

Bitesize portions of Nutritional tips to help reach your training goals How important is nutrition to your London Marathon Training? Its October 2016 and you are ecstatic and nervous that you have been accepted to enter the London Marathon, so the preparation begins...

Welcoming Women’s Health Specialist to BLH

Welcoming Women’s Health Specialist to BLH

Hello. My name is Emma Brockwell and I am a Pelvic Health Physiotherapist, and I am particularly passionate about running. Pelvic health issues affect many women at some stage of their lives. 80% of women in the U.K. will have a baby and every woman will go through...

Do I need to warm up before I run?

Do I need to warm up before I run?

Warm Up or Just Go Out & Run? It is incredible how many times this question comes up. I am often astounded by the fact that with all the research and information that is out there now people still believe this is a question they should be asking. My latest theory...

Back Pain When You Run? Is Your Technique Letting You Down?

Back Pain When You Run? Is Your Technique Letting You Down?

In the final sections of our focus on back pain we look at running technique and how extra stress can be placed on the back connected to how you run. With the London Marathon places being released later this month understanding how you run could be a window into...

Running Evolution: Build Dynamic Hip Strength for Running

Running Evolution: Build Dynamic Hip Strength for Running

Is your hip range holding back your running speed? So have spent all week sitting at the desk? Maybe you are now sitting in a car travelling for Easter? Are you hoping to get a run in this weekend, maybe a test run or timed run? How do you think your body will react....

Building Leg Strength for Running Speed.

Building Leg Strength for Running Speed.

The essentials for you to smash your season ahead. Today we focus more on leg endurance strength. Generally in terms of running (& stair climbing) there is a huge need to develop the dynamic strength. However strength comes in many formats and today we look at some...

The Secret Issue that could be affecting your Running.

The Secret Issue that could be affecting your Running.

Too Many Squats can cause Issues too. The trend towards HITT sessions and Olympic lifting has had an untold effect on runners. Increasing there are new overload injuries coming through the clinic, many avoidable with improved training and more care taken on movement...

Why am I suffering from Shin Splints?

Why am I suffering from Shin Splints?

You are not alone. This is a common running complaint, and one that increases at this time of the year as runners work towards their New Year challenges, and in London, the mileage rises for those training for the London Marathon. Take a simple look at the technical...

Working on Your Running Cadence – Get The Facts

Working on Your Running Cadence – Get The Facts

Background The running cadence debate has been a hot topic of debate for runners, from all backgrounds, for the past five years. It all started when running coach Jack Daniels made an observation at the 1984 Olympics about runners across distances from 800 metres to...

Why your Running Efficiency is important for Running Performance

Why your Running Efficiency is important for Running Performance

How do you analyse where your running form is right now? Why would you care? Running is one of the simplest forms of training for our busy lives. Unfortunately all too often not enough work is put into the technical side of training and improving the movement patterns...

Are you Shuffling when you Run?

Are you Shuffling when you Run?

If you are a Shuffle Runner. Why is this potentially a problem for running injuries? Firstly grab a mate and video your running from the side at your normal running speed. Do your heels get above mid calf hieght? If not then there is a fair chance you are shuffling...

Maximise Your Running Form to Improve Your Speed

Maximise Your Running Form to Improve Your Speed

You Don’t Want to Leak Energy with this Hip Issue Too often in the clinic we come across runners who are leaking energy through poor strength around their hips. In a previous video we discussed knee control, this time we look at keeping the pelvis level and strong....

Myth III – Leaning Forwards Running Uphill

Myth III – Leaning Forwards Running Uphill

Do you want to lean forwards when running uphill? Here we take a look at an often asked question. Should I be leaning forwards when I am running uphill? It is asked more than the team can remember so feel it is an area that needs addressing. Understand how you should...

Use Your Arms for Better Marathon Running

Use Your Arms for Better Marathon Running

Top Tip for Marathon Runners (& Triathletes, Ironman Competitors too) As we move into April there are many runners considering The London Marathon. It is now too late to complete any major technical changes in your running. The chances are you will just end up...

Running London Marathon 2017? You must check out these nutritional tips.

Running London Marathon 2017? You must check out these nutritional tips.

Bitesize portions of Nutritional tips to help reach your training goals How important is nutrition to your London Marathon Training? Its October 2016 and you are ecstatic and nervous that you have been accepted to enter the London Marathon, so the preparation begins...

Welcoming Women’s Health Specialist to BLH

Welcoming Women’s Health Specialist to BLH

Hello. My name is Emma Brockwell and I am a Pelvic Health Physiotherapist, and I am particularly passionate about running. Pelvic health issues affect many women at some stage of their lives. 80% of women in the U.K. will have a baby and every woman will go through...

Do I need to warm up before I run?

Do I need to warm up before I run?

Warm Up or Just Go Out & Run? It is incredible how many times this question comes up. I am often astounded by the fact that with all the research and information that is out there now people still believe this is a question they should be asking. My latest theory...

Back Pain When You Run? Is Your Technique Letting You Down?

Back Pain When You Run? Is Your Technique Letting You Down?

In the final sections of our focus on back pain we look at running technique and how extra stress can be placed on the back connected to how you run. With the London Marathon places being released later this month understanding how you run could be a window into...

Running Evolution: Build Dynamic Hip Strength for Running

Running Evolution: Build Dynamic Hip Strength for Running

Is your hip range holding back your running speed? So have spent all week sitting at the desk? Maybe you are now sitting in a car travelling for Easter? Are you hoping to get a run in this weekend, maybe a test run or timed run? How do you think your body will react....

Building Leg Strength for Running Speed.

Building Leg Strength for Running Speed.

The essentials for you to smash your season ahead. Today we focus more on leg endurance strength. Generally in terms of running (& stair climbing) there is a huge need to develop the dynamic strength. However strength comes in many formats and today we look at some...

The Secret Issue that could be affecting your Running.

The Secret Issue that could be affecting your Running.

Too Many Squats can cause Issues too. The trend towards HITT sessions and Olympic lifting has had an untold effect on runners. Increasing there are new overload injuries coming through the clinic, many avoidable with improved training and more care taken on movement...

Why am I suffering from Shin Splints?

Why am I suffering from Shin Splints?

You are not alone. This is a common running complaint, and one that increases at this time of the year as runners work towards their New Year challenges, and in London, the mileage rises for those training for the London Marathon. Take a simple look at the technical...

Working on Your Running Cadence – Get The Facts

Working on Your Running Cadence – Get The Facts

Background The running cadence debate has been a hot topic of debate for runners, from all backgrounds, for the past five years. It all started when running coach Jack Daniels made an observation at the 1984 Olympics about runners across distances from 800 metres to...

Why your Running Efficiency is important for Running Performance

Why your Running Efficiency is important for Running Performance

How do you analyse where your running form is right now? Why would you care? Running is one of the simplest forms of training for our busy lives. Unfortunately all too often not enough work is put into the technical side of training and improving the movement patterns...

Are you Shuffling when you Run?

Are you Shuffling when you Run?

If you are a Shuffle Runner. Why is this potentially a problem for running injuries? Firstly grab a mate and video your running from the side at your normal running speed. Do your heels get above mid calf hieght? If not then there is a fair chance you are shuffling...

Maximise Your Running Form to Improve Your Speed

Maximise Your Running Form to Improve Your Speed

You Don’t Want to Leak Energy with this Hip Issue Too often in the clinic we come across runners who are leaking energy through poor strength around their hips. In a previous video we discussed knee control, this time we look at keeping the pelvis level and strong....

Myth III – Leaning Forwards Running Uphill

Myth III – Leaning Forwards Running Uphill

Do you want to lean forwards when running uphill? Here we take a look at an often asked question. Should I be leaning forwards when I am running uphill? It is asked more than the team can remember so feel it is an area that needs addressing. Understand how you should...

Use Your Arms for Better Marathon Running

Use Your Arms for Better Marathon Running

Top Tip for Marathon Runners (& Triathletes, Ironman Competitors too) As we move into April there are many runners considering The London Marathon. It is now too late to complete any major technical changes in your running. The chances are you will just end up...

Running London Marathon 2017? You must check out these nutritional tips.

Running London Marathon 2017? You must check out these nutritional tips.

Bitesize portions of Nutritional tips to help reach your training goals How important is nutrition to your London Marathon Training? Its October 2016 and you are ecstatic and nervous that you have been accepted to enter the London Marathon, so the preparation begins...

What could your child achieve?

What could your child achieve?

The Building Blocks for the Future Work in order; Understand current movement patterns with a through movement and running analysis. It is always important with children to understand where they are in their development before you start training new patterns, how they...

Why is Hip Activation Work Important?

Why is Hip Activation Work Important?

In the modern world of computers most time is spent sitting, then we head home to sit and eat, read and watch TV. Our bodies are designed to move. Plus we are increasingly keen and understand the importance of a good exercise regime for our health and well being. The...

Essential Five Exercises for Stair Climbing

Essential Five Exercises for Stair Climbing

Do you have an event planned this season? As everyone prepares for the event season ahead in 2019 it is worth taking note of the work that is often underrated, often put to the back of the training plan, and essentially not completed to the level required to gain the...

What are Your Goals? Let’s achieve them together.

What are Your Goals? Let’s achieve them together.

“I was halfway through my training for the marathon when I injured my knee. I went from training nearly every day to not being able to walk. I was demoralized and worried about my ability to finish the race, let alone start it.”, Charlie Matthews tells me. Her goal...

What is the right exercise programme to strengthen your back?

What is the right exercise programme to strengthen your back?

How we move is individual to us. Yes there are patterns that we see occur however the influences of the outside world mean our bodies all adapt in different ways too stress and load, and how we make sure our bodies can deal with the movement tasks placed in front of...

Foam Rolling – The name is mis-leading.

Foam Rolling – The name is mis-leading.

This short series is designed to blow away some of the myths surrounding using a foam roller, educate you into the best times and ways to maximise your time using your foam roller at home. This will allow you to be effective, maxise your benefits and enjoy your...

Summer Training in the Heat

Summer Training in the Heat

Stay Strong this Summer & Develop Your Running Ten great exercises to help you train effectively this summer, build your strength on hot days and become a stronger runner.

What are Your Goals? Let’s achieve them together.

What are Your Goals? Let’s achieve them together.

“I was halfway through my training for the marathon when I injured my knee. I went from training nearly every day to not being able to walk. I was demoralized and worried about my ability to finish the race, let alone start it.”, Charlie Matthews tells me. Her goal...

Triathlete Issues – Performance Energy Wasted

Triathlete Issues – Performance Energy Wasted

Make the Most of Your Triathon Event All the multi sport events have one common theme. They all involve running, a movement we all accept as a normal, easy thing to do. Do not be fooled. Running is a highly skilled technical movement pattern. If it is a skill then it...

Triathletes – Prep your Body for a Better 2016 Season

Triathletes – Prep your Body for a Better 2016 Season

Triathletes – Prep your Body for a Better 2016 Season Welcome to the off-season! Pat yourself on the back for another solid year and go into the winter with a real plan If you reflect on your year of triathlon training and competition, you will probably agree that you...

Train Wisely To Avoid Muscle Tightness

Train Wisely To Avoid Muscle Tightness

Why do I always feel tight in my muscles? This is a question I often get asked in the clinic. The simple answer, to this question, is that you do not need to have the sensation of muscle tightness in your body, however this requires a clear understanding of how the...

Is your deadlifting affecting your hip health?

Is your deadlifting affecting your hip health?

The world is abuzz with hip hinging. It is everywhere and everyone must do it. Essentially this movement pattern to help build strong gluts to improve explosive speed is taking over the world. If this is your aim then keep going it will massively help you. However if...

What could your child achieve?

What could your child achieve?

The Building Blocks for the Future Work in order; Understand current movement patterns with a through movement and running analysis. It is always important with children to understand where they are in their development before you start training new patterns, how they...

Why is Hip Activation Work Important?

Why is Hip Activation Work Important?

In the modern world of computers most time is spent sitting, then we head home to sit and eat, read and watch TV. Our bodies are designed to move. Plus we are increasingly keen and understand the importance of a good exercise regime for our health and well being. The...

Essential Five Exercises for Stair Climbing

Essential Five Exercises for Stair Climbing

Do you have an event planned this season? As everyone prepares for the event season ahead in 2019 it is worth taking note of the work that is often underrated, often put to the back of the training plan, and essentially not completed to the level required to gain the...

What are Your Goals? Let’s achieve them together.

What are Your Goals? Let’s achieve them together.

“I was halfway through my training for the marathon when I injured my knee. I went from training nearly every day to not being able to walk. I was demoralized and worried about my ability to finish the race, let alone start it.”, Charlie Matthews tells me. Her goal...

What is the right exercise programme to strengthen your back?

What is the right exercise programme to strengthen your back?

How we move is individual to us. Yes there are patterns that we see occur however the influences of the outside world mean our bodies all adapt in different ways too stress and load, and how we make sure our bodies can deal with the movement tasks placed in front of...

Foam Rolling – The name is mis-leading.

Foam Rolling – The name is mis-leading.

This short series is designed to blow away some of the myths surrounding using a foam roller, educate you into the best times and ways to maximise your time using your foam roller at home. This will allow you to be effective, maxise your benefits and enjoy your...

Summer Training in the Heat

Summer Training in the Heat

Stay Strong this Summer & Develop Your Running Ten great exercises to help you train effectively this summer, build your strength on hot days and become a stronger runner.

What are Your Goals? Let’s achieve them together.

What are Your Goals? Let’s achieve them together.

“I was halfway through my training for the marathon when I injured my knee. I went from training nearly every day to not being able to walk. I was demoralized and worried about my ability to finish the race, let alone start it.”, Charlie Matthews tells me. Her goal...

Triathlete Issues – Performance Energy Wasted

Triathlete Issues – Performance Energy Wasted

Make the Most of Your Triathon Event All the multi sport events have one common theme. They all involve running, a movement we all accept as a normal, easy thing to do. Do not be fooled. Running is a highly skilled technical movement pattern. If it is a skill then it...

Triathletes – Prep your Body for a Better 2016 Season

Triathletes – Prep your Body for a Better 2016 Season

Triathletes – Prep your Body for a Better 2016 Season Welcome to the off-season! Pat yourself on the back for another solid year and go into the winter with a real plan If you reflect on your year of triathlon training and competition, you will probably agree that you...

Train Wisely To Avoid Muscle Tightness

Train Wisely To Avoid Muscle Tightness

Why do I always feel tight in my muscles? This is a question I often get asked in the clinic. The simple answer, to this question, is that you do not need to have the sensation of muscle tightness in your body, however this requires a clear understanding of how the...

Is your deadlifting affecting your hip health?

Is your deadlifting affecting your hip health?

The world is abuzz with hip hinging. It is everywhere and everyone must do it. Essentially this movement pattern to help build strong gluts to improve explosive speed is taking over the world. If this is your aim then keep going it will massively help you. However if...

What could your child achieve?

What could your child achieve?

The Building Blocks for the Future Work in order; Understand current movement patterns with a through movement and running analysis. It is always important with children to understand where they are in their development before you start training new patterns, how they...

Why is Hip Activation Work Important?

Why is Hip Activation Work Important?

In the modern world of computers most time is spent sitting, then we head home to sit and eat, read and watch TV. Our bodies are designed to move. Plus we are increasingly keen and understand the importance of a good exercise regime for our health and well being. The...

Essential Five Exercises for Stair Climbing

Essential Five Exercises for Stair Climbing

Do you have an event planned this season? As everyone prepares for the event season ahead in 2019 it is worth taking note of the work that is often underrated, often put to the back of the training plan, and essentially not completed to the level required to gain the...

What are Your Goals? Let’s achieve them together.

What are Your Goals? Let’s achieve them together.

“I was halfway through my training for the marathon when I injured my knee. I went from training nearly every day to not being able to walk. I was demoralized and worried about my ability to finish the race, let alone start it.”, Charlie Matthews tells me. Her goal...

What is the right exercise programme to strengthen your back?

What is the right exercise programme to strengthen your back?

How we move is individual to us. Yes there are patterns that we see occur however the influences of the outside world mean our bodies all adapt in different ways too stress and load, and how we make sure our bodies can deal with the movement tasks placed in front of...

Foam Rolling – The name is mis-leading.

Foam Rolling – The name is mis-leading.

This short series is designed to blow away some of the myths surrounding using a foam roller, educate you into the best times and ways to maximise your time using your foam roller at home. This will allow you to be effective, maxise your benefits and enjoy your...

Summer Training in the Heat

Summer Training in the Heat

Stay Strong this Summer & Develop Your Running Ten great exercises to help you train effectively this summer, build your strength on hot days and become a stronger runner.

What are Your Goals? Let’s achieve them together.

What are Your Goals? Let’s achieve them together.

“I was halfway through my training for the marathon when I injured my knee. I went from training nearly every day to not being able to walk. I was demoralized and worried about my ability to finish the race, let alone start it.”, Charlie Matthews tells me. Her goal...

Triathlete Issues – Performance Energy Wasted

Triathlete Issues – Performance Energy Wasted

Make the Most of Your Triathon Event All the multi sport events have one common theme. They all involve running, a movement we all accept as a normal, easy thing to do. Do not be fooled. Running is a highly skilled technical movement pattern. If it is a skill then it...

Triathletes – Prep your Body for a Better 2016 Season

Triathletes – Prep your Body for a Better 2016 Season

Triathletes – Prep your Body for a Better 2016 Season Welcome to the off-season! Pat yourself on the back for another solid year and go into the winter with a real plan If you reflect on your year of triathlon training and competition, you will probably agree that you...

Train Wisely To Avoid Muscle Tightness

Train Wisely To Avoid Muscle Tightness

Why do I always feel tight in my muscles? This is a question I often get asked in the clinic. The simple answer, to this question, is that you do not need to have the sensation of muscle tightness in your body, however this requires a clear understanding of how the...

Is your deadlifting affecting your hip health?

Is your deadlifting affecting your hip health?

The world is abuzz with hip hinging. It is everywhere and everyone must do it. Essentially this movement pattern to help build strong gluts to improve explosive speed is taking over the world. If this is your aim then keep going it will massively help you. However if...

Welcoming Women’s Health Specialist to BLH

Welcoming Women’s Health Specialist to BLH

Hello. My name is Emma Brockwell and I am a Pelvic Health Physiotherapist, and I am particularly passionate about running. Pelvic health issues affect many women at some stage of their lives. 80% of women in the U.K. will have a baby and every woman will go through...

New Pilates Timetable – Starts 11th November 2019

New Pilates Timetable – Starts 11th November 2019

APPI Reformer Pilates with BLH We are pleased to be able to added 8 classes back onto our timetable with our two new Pilates Instructors - Roisin Brady & Monique Nobregra-Mokogwu having now completed the upgrade of their training to be able to take on Reformer...

“Finding Your Centre”: What is the Neutral Spine?

“Finding Your Centre”: What is the Neutral Spine?

Many of us have been told at some point in our lives to “find your neutral spine”, or “find your centre”, but what does this actually mean? Neutral spine is the natural position of all three curves – cervical (neck), thoracic (middle) and lumbar (lower) – are present...

POWER TO RUN: A different avenue of training for runners across the board

POWER TO RUN: A different avenue of training for runners across the board

What Pilates can offer to a runner? Something important for all runners, from recreational runners to athletes, is control. Good efficient movement requires good control. Good control of the trunk, of the hips, good control of movement through the shoulders. The...

Welcoming Women’s Health Specialist to BLH

Welcoming Women’s Health Specialist to BLH

Hello. My name is Emma Brockwell and I am a Pelvic Health Physiotherapist, and I am particularly passionate about running. Pelvic health issues affect many women at some stage of their lives. 80% of women in the U.K. will have a baby and every woman will go through...

New Pilates Timetable – Starts 11th November 2019

New Pilates Timetable – Starts 11th November 2019

APPI Reformer Pilates with BLH We are pleased to be able to added 8 classes back onto our timetable with our two new Pilates Instructors - Roisin Brady & Monique Nobregra-Mokogwu having now completed the upgrade of their training to be able to take on Reformer...

“Finding Your Centre”: What is the Neutral Spine?

“Finding Your Centre”: What is the Neutral Spine?

Many of us have been told at some point in our lives to “find your neutral spine”, or “find your centre”, but what does this actually mean? Neutral spine is the natural position of all three curves – cervical (neck), thoracic (middle) and lumbar (lower) – are present...

POWER TO RUN: A different avenue of training for runners across the board

POWER TO RUN: A different avenue of training for runners across the board

What Pilates can offer to a runner? Something important for all runners, from recreational runners to athletes, is control. Good efficient movement requires good control. Good control of the trunk, of the hips, good control of movement through the shoulders. The...

Welcoming Women’s Health Specialist to BLH

Welcoming Women’s Health Specialist to BLH

Hello. My name is Emma Brockwell and I am a Pelvic Health Physiotherapist, and I am particularly passionate about running. Pelvic health issues affect many women at some stage of their lives. 80% of women in the U.K. will have a baby and every woman will go through...

New Pilates Timetable – Starts 11th November 2019

New Pilates Timetable – Starts 11th November 2019

APPI Reformer Pilates with BLH We are pleased to be able to added 8 classes back onto our timetable with our two new Pilates Instructors - Roisin Brady & Monique Nobregra-Mokogwu having now completed the upgrade of their training to be able to take on Reformer...

“Finding Your Centre”: What is the Neutral Spine?

“Finding Your Centre”: What is the Neutral Spine?

Many of us have been told at some point in our lives to “find your neutral spine”, or “find your centre”, but what does this actually mean? Neutral spine is the natural position of all three curves – cervical (neck), thoracic (middle) and lumbar (lower) – are present...

POWER TO RUN: A different avenue of training for runners across the board

POWER TO RUN: A different avenue of training for runners across the board

What Pilates can offer to a runner? Something important for all runners, from recreational runners to athletes, is control. Good efficient movement requires good control. Good control of the trunk, of the hips, good control of movement through the shoulders. The...

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