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Yin Yoga has Arrived at Bodyneed

Written by Ewa Bigio on November 19th, 2017.      0 comments

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Slow down, inhale and relax. Yin yoga has arrived at Bodyneed – this slower paced style of yoga is perfect for athletes in training and provides a great compliment to our more active pilates and HIIT classes…
 

The Real Effects of Sitting All Day Every Day

Written by Natalie Gallant on November 19th, 2017.      0 comments

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Do you remember sitting playing computer games as a child? Lounging on the sofa watching TV as a teenager after hours spent sat slaving over schoolwork? Does sitting on your commute to work followed by sitting whilst at work sound familiar? You may even be sitting reading this article right now.
Sedentary behaviours like these have been proven to increase your risk of chronic diseases such as type II diabetes, cardiovascular disease and even mortality.(1) Now is the time to take a stand, quite literally...
 

Katy Bowman Comes to Bodyneed!

Written by Karen Finlayson on November 19th, 2017.      0 comments

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We are sooooo excited at Bodyneed as one of our all time favourite movement mentors Katy Bowman is coming to see us!!! Katy Bowman is a world renowned movement teacher and biomechanist from the US – and for many of us at Bodyneed our true guru!
 

HIIT Classes are here!

Written by Karen Finlayson on November 19th, 2017.      0 comments

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HIIT Classes are here! You asked for classes that would help with weight loss and fitness and we listened! High Intensity Interval Training Classes …. Bodyneed Style!!
 
 

Mobilise Your Body While You’re at Work!

Written by Karen Finlayson on August 1st, 2017.      0 comments

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How to create a dynamic movement focused workstation
We all know that we should be moving more and sitting less but wow how hard is it to remember to move when you are knee deep in your busy workday?
 

Are You A Junkfood Runner?

Written by Karen Finlayson on June 28th, 2017.      0 comments

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You love your running, that feeling of freedom, your body in the flow; fitter, faster and stronger than your lazy buddies slouching on their couches… You do it because you love it and you know it is making you healthier right?
Current western thinking agrees with you – most of your couchy friends think you are a god/dess of well-being… but think on this… Is it possible that the running you do has all the health benefits of scoffing a mars bar?
 
 

Faces of Bodyneed - Meet Natalie Gallant

Written by Bodyneed Sports Clinic on June 27th, 2017.      0 comments

Natalie Faces of Bodyneed
"I cycled London to Paris in a weekend - never has the taste of freshly baked warm pan-au-chocolate ever tasted so good than at 6am in a random french village bakery. I was so exhausted when I reached Paris I fell off my bike twice trying to unclip my cleats, not good when your entering the Arc de Triomphe!"

Meet Natalie Gallant, bodyneed's own sports physio and running coach. Hear about the minefields on Falkland Islands, London Olympics and Glasgow Commonwealth Games and more!
 

Faces of Bodyneed - Meet Richard Charles

Written by Bodyneed Sports Clinic on May 15th, 2017.      0 comments

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"I'm going back again in 2018 to compete and the most important thing that I will do differently is to relax in the environment. In the cold everything is difficult. Moisture freezes instantly, gear failures are just a part of the race due to the extreme temperatures and on top of that you need to be aware of the clock and to keep moving towards your goal for the day."

Richard Charles is talking ultra running with us - hard events, hard training, mistakes made and some tips if you are thinking about running your first ultra!
 

Faces of Bodyneed - Meet Sophie McKay

Written by Bodyneed Sports Clinic on April 19th, 2017.      0 comments

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"I see a great variety of clients at bodyneed. From young to old, from weekend warrior to elite athletes – to nuns. Usually their goal is the same – to continue doing what they love."

Read on to hear the story of Sophie McKay, how she became our own massage super star and about the trails that got her hooked!
 

A runner's musings: From Instrumental Noise to Superhero Epiphany

Written by Bodyneed Sports Clinic on April 17th, 2017.      0 comments

Natalie Gallant running coach
My brains reaction to running I liken to music of a symphony orchestra. Simultaneously opening with brass, percussion, strings and woodwind I create a gigantic instrumental noise. Multiple bum notes develop into a harmonious melody and the final phase of my masterpiece ends with a magnificent clash of cymbals...

Read on for our first exploration into a runner's mind!
Topics: Training, Wellbeing
 

Faces of Bodyneed - Meet Ruby Livingstone

Written by Bodyneed Sports Clinic on March 9th, 2017.      0 comments

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"The best way to land is to NOT put your hand out to take the impact as that’s how many collarbones have been broken. I can say it’s important to avoid landing on your head etc., but sometimes crashes happen so fast you don’t have much control! But putting the hand out is a big rookie no-no!"

Ruby Livingstone, pro cyclist and bodyneed sponsored athlete, shares hot tips on cycling (and crashing!), recovery and more.
 

Faces Of Bodyneed - Meet Catherine Royce

Written by Bodyneed Sports Clinic on December 22nd, 2016.      0 comments

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"Being a physiotherapist at a World Cup can be very exciting but also very challenging. The last World Cup was in Papua New Guinea and came with its own set of challenges. Not being able to leave the hotel without a police entourage, personal security and a male chaperone!!"  Catherine's story is an awesome insight into the busy and challenging world of elite sports physiotherapy...
 

7 easy ways to stay mobile over the silly season

Written by Karen Finlayson on December 7th, 2016.      0 comments

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It’s the silly season and rightly or wrongly you may be finding it hard to fit everything in – if you are finding your running or training sessions getting pushed to the back of the priority list don’t despair – here are some EASY ways to keep mobile without adding MORE to your busy schedule! 
 
 

Is your job the cause of all your sports injuries?

Written by Karen Finlayson on November 17th, 2016.      2 comments

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Live a life less sedentary and continue your adventures!

We’ve all read that sitting is the new smoking and will send you to an early grave, but what is it we are really talking about here? It’s not just the sitting, but our sedentary lifestyles and what we do all day every day that are the leading cause not only of an increased mortality rate but (worse??) of all those injuries you bring to us....
 

Faces Of Bodyneed - Meet Tony Frith

Written by Bodyneed on November 1st, 2016.      0 comments

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The surgeon said and I quote "you won't ever run again, and you'll probably not walk properly either” I was with another physio for a year prior to Bodyneed, and I was frustrated by the lack of progress when my brother Ben said "go see Bodyneed they'll sort you out...". Meet Tony Frith; intrepid trail walker, favourite teacher and long term member of the Bodyneed Family .. read his inspiring story through injury and beyond...
 
 
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