Shelley goes rowing!

Shelley gives some top tips on using the rower when in the Gym. Make sure you keep your back straight! Exercise

Shelley does the plank!!

The Plank is one of the most popular exercises for your core strength! Shelley advises on how to perform this properly!

What is Dry Needling?

Dry Needling is a very effective form of Trigger Point Therapy. Dry Needling is relevant for both myofascial trigger points and the fascia, where a specially trained practitioner needles a trigger point using sterile acupuncture needles. The pinprick action stimulates the oxygenation of the contracted muscle fibres and the fascia, reduces inflammation, improves blood circulation […]

Amazing Day At Hampstead Fete

Wow we had a fab time at Hampstead Fete today, basking in the sunshine in between doing lots of our mini massages, all to raise money for charity. It was a great event, enjoyed by everyone including our great friends from USC Active, so thanks so much to the organisers and we look forward to […]

Hampstead Fete

Physio Fitness, our in-house Physiotherapy and Sports Massage clinic based at UCS Active, will be offering 15 minutes seated Sports/Remedial massage at Hampstead Fete on Sunday the 2nd July between 12.30 and 3.30pm. Please come and find them at the UCS Active stall and book yourself in. We are asking for a charitable donation of […]

Who is ready for the tennis season?

As with any sport, the importance of warming up (and down) is of paramount importance. With the football and rugby seasons league seasons over, our attentions now turn to summer sports including tennis and golf. With tennis being a fast game at times, with lots of twists and turns and stretches, if you start to […]

When athletes beat the odds: These six stars are just getting better age

The following is an excerpt from TIME’s new special edition, The Science of Exercise, available on Amazon and at retailers everywhere. If you’ve ever opened a birthday card to a message that reads, “It’s all downhill from here,” you’re likely at an age when, according to popular opinion, your best days are behind you. For […]