You may have come across Professor David Nutt in the news. He is one of those people who are often described as having a “colourful career”. He certainly has a colourful job title as he is pretty much the most well known Neuropsychopharmacologist out there. Next time I am on a tea time game-show and inevitably get asked about my job, I am going to blag it with Neuropsychopharmacologist. I have no idea what the proffs nickname is, but considering his field of work it has to be “Nutty” doesn’t
I see a lot of mature runners in various states of disrepair in the clinic. Not surprising because the 40 – 55 year old age group is the fastest growing when it comes to taking up running, cycling and triathlon. They are not past it… they are just starting it. And many do very well. Back in 2014 according to Strava released figures the average 40 to 49 year old age grouper finished the London marathon some 1 minute 33 secs quicker than the average 20 – 29 year old
Are you uncomfortable on the bike? Hand pins and needles, neck sore, feet numb, saddle sore? Here are some simple cycle injury and bike fit tips to help out.
For exercises to help you achieve a more dynamic riding posture take a look at a previous video here: raise your rear
What positions and exercises offer the best bang for bucks when it comes to abdominal, or trunk training? It’s a question that never goes away, so this month I present a video on evidence based abdominal training. However… please don’t go thinking this is all you have to do to train your trunk. This is just an accessible workout that you have no excuse not to do. But it is really just a foundation… these are the building blocks that are useful to revisit regularly… then you push on.
As a poor purchase planner, I am anxious at the best of times in supermarkets… unless it’s one of those giant French ones where they sell kayaks as well as cheese. I love those places. My wife drops me off at the back of the shop at the “Sea World” section where I will watch the live octopuses and lobsters for a good half hour. Then I find a quiet aisle and try out a skateboard. Then I lurk around the deli bit trying out the free meaty samples, and