What makes a good coach?

A good Coach is someone positive, enthusiastic, supportive, trusting, focused, goal-oriented, knowledgeable, analytic, observant, inspiring, respectful, patient, and the embodiment of integrity. They must have an in-depth understanding of the…

What Are Muscle Knots?

Knots or Trigger points are areas of hypersensitivity in the fascia and muscle bellies, sometimes caused by bundles of muscle fibres. They feel like tiny knots when you touch them,…

Community Spirit

By Definition – Community spirit finds expression in individual or group activities in which members of a community choose to engage for the benefit of that community. It’s super important,…

Bounce Back.

As I’ve said previously, one of the main things I have control over is my training after being briefly hospitalised on Wednesday for various things, most noticeably stress and exhaustion.…

Control 

I have to be honest; the old brain hasn’t been functioning on all cylinders for a while, I lead an extremely stress-filled life, a lot is through no fault of…

Mindset – Motivation

Motivation is a word I often hear from people, accompanied by such phrases as “I don’t feel like it” and “I just don’t have the motivation.” to which I say…

Stretching – Types and Functions

So, following on from my last post, here we can learn more about some of the basic types of stretches and what they are for: STATIC: Static Stretching is like…

Flexibility vs. Mobility

What’s the difference? Many of us either hear this or mistakenly use the terms interchangeably. And although flexibility is a component of mobility; they are fundamentally different. So, let’s define…