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Reasons to do strength training (other that getting stronger)
Reasons to do strength training (other that getting stronger) 16 Apr 2019

Strength training; what’s the buzz about? Today we find out, as Capital Physio’s physiotherapist Nat is here to share her knowledge about why resistance training is so great. Not only will it help you get stronger, it will help you [...]

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 [...]

5 Machine Exercises For Hikers
5 Machine Exercises For Hikers 17 Dec 2018

Be it Autumn, winter, spring or summer, hiking is a wonderful way to get fit, challenge yourself, enjoy beautiful landscapes and make new friends. Following on from last weeks’ free weights focus in our hiking series, Capital Physio’s Physiotherapist Omkar [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Pitch Side Support: A Physios role in Professional Football
Pitch Side Support: A Physios role in Professional Football 23 Apr 2019

If you’re a keen footie fan or player you’ll probably be aware of the presence of a physiotherapist on the pitch side-lines. Their role extends far beyond match day, though. Physiotherapists are called upon throughout the months of training, the [...]

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 [...]

From Sports Injuries to Physio: Capital Physios’ Client Recovery Story
From Sports Injuries to Physio: Capital Physios’ Client Recovery Story 4 Jun 2018

Every season, long after the snow has progressively melted away, sports enthusiasts are often still nursing sports injuries. While most experience muscle tenderness and fatigue, some unfortunately suffer with a serious injury that has longer term consequences.   We asked [...]