Triathletes are extremely motivated beings who have only one thing on their minds, getting to the end in one piece! Unfortunately 3 disciplines mean’s 3 times more potential for injury! Here’s a quick guide to some common injuries & how to avoid needless pain. Swim Phase: 1. Shoulder Pain/Impingement What is it: Impingement often happens when the muscles controlling the shoulder (Rotator Cuff) &/or other soft tissues become trapped between the...
Is the sandbag the key to elite strength and conditioning? Probably not. But, properly used, can it help to develop the strength and conditioning unattainable through regular resistance training? Most definitely. In this article Coach Palfrey presents some of the rationale for using sandbag training as both an additional and stand-alone tool for building strength, conditioning and power. If you’re considering adding sandbag lifting into your existing training then it’s...
Its that time in the Physiotherapy calendar again when everyone has to pucker up for that all telling letter through the post advising you that you have been randomly selected for HPC AUDIT! PANIC STATIONS! First thoughts = 'oh my god I haven't written that many words since I was a student & I can't even remember when that was!' Second thoughts = 'I can't do it! I might aswel throw...
It has been two years now since the HPC began randomly selecting Physio's to present their portfolio of evidence to show their suitability to continue practicing under the protected title of Physiotherapist. Collecting your evidence can be a daunting challenge. Luckily for you the team at Fitedia have compiled a series of resources to help you do exactly this. Try downloading the Physiotherapist toolkit and start compiling your evidence today. Are...
We have over 30 completely free Arthritis Research UK factsheets available for download here:
These are perfect for coaches, physiotherapists, personal trainers and anyone who works with those who have an arthritic condition.
At Fitedia, we regularly speak to health and fitness professionals who see lots of individuals on a 1:1 basis but have never considered running group/small group sessions. We've all been guilty of thinking that we aren't qualified enough to run workshops, courses or events but the reality is, that if you have valuable knowledge or skill to pass on then, there is a market for you. The content should of...
We've just added 2 eBooks from Mike Mahler. Mike is a strength trainer and kettlebell instructor with a wealth of experience and his eBooks are packed with great (and actually useful!) information.
You can now purchase a copy of Al Kavadlo's excellent eBook "We're Working Out!" on Fitedia. Previously only available as a printed version, we're now happy to be the first digital distributor for the book.
Check it out now
You can now view our list of recommended resources for health and fitness here
These are the very best companies that we have found and we know that you'll love them too!
Advance Seating Design (ASD) have kindly provided us with a range of handy factsheets on a range of postural and ergonomic issues. And they're completely free to download!
Check out the factsheets here
Our friends at Arthritis Research UK have kindly provided a range of guides on a wide variety of the types and symptoms of arthritis. And they are free to download!
Check out the guides here