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Lyme Disease Awareness: An Urban Myth Uncovered by Ciara O’Neill

Lyme Disease? So what is Lyme Disease? It's a bit of a buzz term in the world of outdoorsiness. One of those diseases that we regularly hear about but know little about.... How do you get it, what it means to you as an athlete, how do you combat it, Is it contagious etc [...]

By | 2018-09-13T16:01:47+00:00 September 13th, 2018|Categories: Injury Prevention|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Injury Prevention – Goose Knee by Lifefitphysio.ie

I write this now, exactly 6 months to the day that I over-cooked my tendons on mount Brandon! Most days of my week are made up of chatting to patients about a very important topic called load management.  This basically boils down to a simple rule to follow which is “Don’t shock your system, fool it [...]

By | 2017-12-11T13:55:23+00:00 December 11th, 2017|Categories: Injury Prevention|0 Comments

Silly Season is upon us…to train or not to train…

Christmas parties and silly season are approaching rapidly. If you are in training, "Oh Crap, I can't do this anymore, it's just not worth it", or "Wohoo!!! Bring it on" are probably crossing your mind when the mention of Chrimbo sesh rears it's head!!! More than likely, you will be swinging out of the work Christmas tree, [...]

By | 2017-12-11T12:59:53+00:00 December 11th, 2017|Categories: Injury Prevention, Nutrition|0 Comments

The Importance Of…Listening To Your Body

Whilst training, it's sometimes easy to get carried away and think you're invincible. Do not get me wrong, it's so important as a self-motivator to be in the frame of mind that no hill is too steep or no distance too long...It's essential that we get in a positive frame of mind to maximize our [...]

Roll on the 2nd Day Aches…

Until late last summer, I would equally look forward and fear the 2nd day pains...You always knew that in order to get those pains, you have been doing something right. As the old wise ass in the dressing room would gleefully proclaim "Sure that's just weakness leaving the body". And to a point he would be [...]

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