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Dispelling myths Perhaps exercise doesn’t lead to arthritis - a review of the literature

For many years we have been told that if we have osteoarthritis, then we should modify our exercise. Maybe you have been told that you have arthritis in your knee and so you should give up running. Maybe you have been told to stop dancing because of the arthritis in your hips. Well, that is about to change! Within this article we detail what osteoarthritis is and explain the interesting findings from a recent systematic review on the effects of exercise (of various kinds) on osteoarthritis development. In its most simplistic definition, osteoarthritis is a part of the ageing process. Just as we develop wrinkles on our skin, we show signs of ageing on the inside as well. More formally, osteoa

How to get the most out of recovery - the latest evidence base

Training has long been perceived as whoever works hardest gets the most reward. I often see people who are forever hammering themselves in the gym and not finding the improvements they are looking for. There are a number of reasons as to why this may be the case, but more often than not, a big factor that is being neglected is their recovery. So, I thought I’d have a look at the latest evidence base and share with you how the most effective forms of recovery can help to get you back in the gym feeling fresher and having capacity to push towards your goals. It’s time to work smarter rather than harder. Exercise-induced soreness can lead to a reduction in muscle force, a disturbed sense of joi

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Koru Gym

Peek Business Park, Woodside 

Bishops Stortford, CM23 5RG

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Akasha Wellness

The Barley Barn, Wickham Hall
Bishop's Stortford, CM23 1JG

(For Sat Nav use CM23 2QA)

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