Squat vs Hip Thrust? What to do?

Squat vs Hip Thrust? What to do?

Here is a cool small study looking at the effects on hip thrust exercise vs squatting on sprint time, vertical and horizontal jumping.When you look at the two movements below you could see how the hip thrust movement would involve a little more hip extension...
What Hamstring Exercise Should I do?

What Hamstring Exercise Should I do?

With football season well and truly underway, I thought it would be great to share with you this paper looking at the effectiveness of the different hamstring exercises.I recommend working out two thing first before applying what we learn in this paper.1 – Why...
Is Running Good for the Spine?

Is Running Good for the Spine?

In our last blog article we looked at a little bit of evidence suggesting running is good for your joints. Is this the same for our lower back?  The most common lower back injury is a strain to the intervertebral discs more commonly terms a “bulging disc”. In a...
Does Running Harm You?

Does Running Harm You?

There has been ongoing debate about whether running long distances is good for you or does it cause repetitive damage to our joints leading to osteo-arthritis. Some recent research has shed some light on the subject. A review in the Journal of the American Osteopathic...