With Bells On: Part 4

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One of the biggest bang-for-your-buck kettlebell exercises is the ‘snatch’; lifting a bell from the ground overhead in one smooth movement. ‘With bells on: latest thinking on fitness gadgets’ Taken from the May 4 issue of ‘The Medical Republic’; a publication for GPs Part 4: A 2011 study by Falatic … Read More

With Bells On: Part 3

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With bells on: latest thinking on fitness gadgets’ Taken from the May 4 issue of ‘The Medical Republic’; a publication for GPs Part 3: For individuals at the higher-performance end of the physical spectrum, particularly athletic populations utilising explosive ballistic movements, the results of a study published in 2013 following … Read More

With Bells On: Part 2

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‘With bells on: latest thinking on fitness gadgets’ Taken from the May 4 issue of ‘The Medical Republic’; a publication for GPs Part 2: A study in the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research found that just six weeks of twice-weekly kettlebell swing training improves maximal and explosive strength by … Read More

With Bells On

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With bells on: latest thinking on fitness gadgets Taken from the May 4 issue of ‘The Medical Republic’; a publication for GPs Part 1: A 2011 randomised control trial kettlebell training was found to reduce pain in the neck/shoulders and low back and improves muscle strength of the low back … Read More

Yann Le Meur

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It looks easy enough but kettlebell training is tough; and it’s harder on your body than you think it is! (We’ve learnt the hard way!). Do it well and do it sensibly and the rewards are worth the patience and perseverance http://ylmsportscience.blogspot.com.au/2016/05/how-to-prevent-sports-injury-by.html

The Medical Republic

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Great to see kettlebell training discussed in the May issue of The Medical Republic (publication for GPs) as an option for improving strength and cardiovascular gains. Do those fancy fitness toys actually make a difference?

Disc Bulge

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You know those free postural screens we so frequently see in shopping centres…… Massage and Fitness Magazine: https://www.facebook.com/Massage-Fitness-Magazine-747255462047994/?fref=nf Read what they have to say about Disc Bulges http://www.massagefitnessmag.com/whats-the-news/a-disc-bulge-does-not-always-correlate-to-pain

Squats

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We do full range goblet squats. How about you? Strength and Conditioning Research Facebook Page Suggest: https://www.facebook.com/StrengthandConditioningResearch/?fref=nf Why do partial squats produce partial results? We know from the research that partial squats are not as effective as full squats for increasing lower body strength, not to mention being worse for … Read More

Tooth Fairy Science

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Being told muscles are “tight” as a cause for pain is my current pet peeve. I spent many years as a manual therapist, teaching students how to assess for and treat muscles which were, as I was suggesting, “short and tight”. Some would now call that ‘tooth fairy science’; just … Read More