Optimum Function Blog

  • 4 Min Video to Understand Blood Pressure

    4th April, 2017

    Do you understand what your blood pressure readings mean? Click for a Ted video, explaining it simply.  

    Categories: Optimum Lifestyle, Optimum Performance, Uncategorised

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    Unresolved emotions show up as pain in the body!

    20th April, 2014

    Despite assessing and following scientific principles when designing client programmes, we sometimes come across clients’ who’s pain just won’t seem to shift until we start challenging and talking about their beliefs, emotions and how they perceive experiences in their lives. I came across this chart and it reminded me that perhaps my shoulder tightness and […]

    Categories: Optimum Lifestyle, Optimum Movement

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  • SAQ for the Senior Population

    20th April, 2014

      Fitness and medical professionals alike have repeatedly expressed the huge benefits of exercise for senior populations (50+ years). Regular exercise amongst these populations can elicit many positive responses such as increased cardiovascular function, decreased risk of cardiovascular disease, muscular strength, increased bone density, and increased flexibility to name a few. These exercise benefits have […]

    Categories: Optimum Body

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    Perform like a doorman or world class athlete?

    20th February, 2014

    As I continue to work towards my UK National Strength and Conditioning accreditation, many people have asked me what that actually entails. Surely any health and fitness workout will mean better sport or movement performance? However, that is not the case. There is a significant difference between being muscle strong and movement strong. You can […]

    Categories: Optimum Movement, Optimum Performance

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