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Foam Rolling for Hikers
Foam Rolling for Hikers 12 Nov 2018

If you’re a regular visitor to the Capital Physio blog you may have seen our physiotherapist Omkar’s feature which explored why flexibility is so important for hikers. Today he’s looking at exercises which you can incorporate into to your daily [...]

Conditioning for Hikers
Conditioning for Hikers 29 Oct 2018

If you’re a keen hiker then you’ll know that to cover the distance you want to on your favourite hikes, endurance and stamina are key. In this blog our Capital Physio physiotherapist Omkar looks at how to condition your body [...]

Running: Top tips for New Runners
Running: Top tips for New Runners 9 Oct 2018

With benefits including stress relief and weight loss, running is one of the most popular physical activities in the world. Whether you’re a newbie who never quite keeps that new year’s resolution to hit the pavement or a former fan [...]

Getting over the post-rehab fear and back in the game…
Getting over the post-rehab fear and back in the game… 17 Sep 2018

When you’re passionate about playing sport, you just want to jump in there and get going, giving every second 100%. But are you finding that you’re holding back, even though you’ve got rid of any injuries, feel strong, fit and [...]

Hiking: Top 5 Exercises
Hiking: Top 5 Exercises 24 Sep 2018

Strength and flexibility are key to keeping your body in condition, injury-free, and ready for hiking and climbing to your heart’s content. Here are Omkar’s five favourite exercises which will strengthen your feet, legs, glutes and lower back, and protect [...]

The highs and lows of Hiking
The highs and lows of Hiking 20 Aug 2018

It’s summer time again and this year, the weather Gods have been great, providing us with ample opportunity to go out there and conquer some mountains! Physiotherapist Omkar chats to us about the ups and downs of what is becoming [...]

Is Massage part of your Training Programme?
Is Massage part of your Training Programme? 30 Jul 2018

Back in February, Matt Peterson wrote about the benefits of sport and remedial massage. This time he’s back to explain how sports massage can help you as part of a training programme for any sporting event…   How sports massage could [...]

Cycling Injuries – What to look out for and how to manage those niggles
Cycling Injuries – What to look out for and how to manage those niggles 26 Jul 2018

Cycling continues to grow in popularity. 3.4% of people within the UK now cycle five times per week, with almost 1 in 5 cycling once a month. With it being a great way to improve general health, assist with weight [...]

Pitch Side Support: A Physios role in Professional Football
Pitch Side Support: A Physios role in Professional Football 2 Jul 2018

At the time of writing this post, sports fans nationwide are on the edge of their seats, hoping the England team has a shot at victory in the 2018 World Cup. Of course, sports stars competing at major sporting events [...]

Swimming tips from Capital Physio Expert: Maximise the Benefits of Swimming
Swimming tips from Capital Physio Expert: Maximise the Benefits of Swimming 11 Jun 2018

The sun is shining and we’ve been promised a warm summer by those in the know. What better time to enjoy swimming? From indoor pools to lovely lidos and ocean dips, there are so many benefits to swimming. There are [...]