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WANNA TOUCH YOUR TOES? DON’T STRETCH THOSE HAMMIES!

When you touch your toes, your hamstrings put on the brakes to save your nose! There is so much noise around tight hamstrings causing back pain – but it’s a joke! Saying tight hamstrings cause low back pain is like saying seatbelts cause car accidents. If you drive dangerously then a seatbelt needs to be…
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D-EVOLUTION

Are we really evolving? Evolution of human work silhouettes | Vector by Vector Open Stock The scary thing about this image is that it is actually pretty true. Even those of us who are very active in sports are devolving. Athletes in sports like triathlon and IRONMAN events, while undoubtedly these athletes have excellent cardiovascular…
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BABY GOT BACK

[caption id="attachment_1494" align="alignright" width="720"] Beth Scupham via CC Lumbopelvic rhythm might be a bit of a tongue twister, but it’s pretty important stuff. Lumbopelvic rhythm is the coordinated movement between your lumbar spine (or lower back) and your pelvis. If you’ve ever watched toddlers and young kids moving and playing, you may have noticed that…
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DON’T BLAME YOUR KNEE

Almost everyone has had a knee injury at some point in their life, and even if they haven’t, they probably know someone who has. Is it because people have weak ACLs, MCLs, PCLs, or is it that our patellas are in the wrong position? Is it that the cartilage behind the kneecap and the menisci…
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KNOW YOUR LIMITS

“No pain, no gain!” is a phrase we’ve all heard countless times. While it may be motivational for some, it can also be potentially harmful for others. This doesn’t mean we shouldn’t push ourselves, instead we need to learn our limits, so we can train smart and get the most out of whatever exercise we…
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MID-DAY MOVEMENT

Ever had a stiff back after a whole mornings work ? What about a stiff neck? During sitting our spines naturally tend to flex forwards which can actually squash our discs and load up the joints in our spines! Our hip flexor muscles also tighten up during sitting, and because they attach to our spinal joints…
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BUZZ DAY | APRIL 2015

Buzz Day is an interactive day where the whole of TEAM PRECISION gets together to discuss new ideas, share industry trends, reflect on what has been achieved over the past 'season' (or quarter), and participate in practical sessions. At Precision, we want to go "to infinity... and beyond" (hence, the “Buzz” in Buzz Day!) to…
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SOCCER vs SITTING DISEASE

We do not stop playing because we grow old, we grow old because we stop playing! - Benjamin Franklin ... And what better way to keep exercising, than by playing soccer (or football). All you need is a ball and an empty space. Soccer has become one of the most popular and largest growing sports…
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Prepping for parenthood

I started out wanting to write this blog around tips for new parents on how to hold and carry their baby. Having recently become a dad myself, I thought I would put my experiences to good use and pass on what I have learned. As I started to think back about the past year with…
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To sit, or to stand… That is the question!

“We’ve become so sedentary that 30 minutes a day at the gym may not counteract the detrimental effects of 8, 9 or 10 hours of sitting.” –Genevieve Healy, PhD To sit or to stand, that is the question! Recently, there has been more and more media coverage promoting the new trend of stand up desks,…
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