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5 Yoga Stretches for Hikers
5 Yoga Stretches for Hikers 24 Dec 2018

Are you a keen hiker? If you’re looking for ways to improve your hiking form, distance and stamina then you are in the right place. Capital Physio’s physiotherapist Omkar is here to share his expertise on how yoga can boost [...]

Five strengthening exercises for hikers using free weights 
Five strengthening exercises for hikers using free weights  10 Dec 2018

Hiking is a fantastic way to keep fit and strong, as well as enjoy the UK’s beautiful countryside. Did you know that there are some very effective strengthening exercises that you can perform to improve your hiking? As well as perfecting your technique, [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Weary of recurring injuries? We take a look at how you can stop the cycle…
Weary of recurring injuries? We take a look at how you can stop the cycle… 10 Sep 2018

What happens when we get hurt? Is a sprain different to a strain? How does a fracture heal? We chat to physiotherapist, Shelly, about what recurring injuries and what you can do to make sure that it doesn’t happen again. [...]

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 [...]

Training For Your Body Type
Training For Your Body Type 29 May 2018

Ever wondered why the training and nutrition methods working wonders for your friends and family don’t seem to generate results for you?  This could be due to you having different body types.   Read on to identify YOUR body type [...]

Top Tips for Avoiding Summer Injuries
Top Tips for Avoiding Summer Injuries 8 May 2018

With the sunshine inspiring us all to get outdoors and get moving, summer injuries are prone to happen due to increased activity. We want to make sure your summer fun isn’t ruined by pain. That’s why we asked Capital Physio [...]

Train Smarter with the 7 Best Core Strengthening Exercises
Train Smarter with the 7 Best Core Strengthening Exercises 28 Apr 2017

There are a lot of core strengthening exercises out there. Some are effective and some are not. In this article we will describe and explain the seven best core strengthening exercises that will target all aspects of your core. What [...]