Have you or someone close to you ever suffered a head injury? The effects of even mild concussions can have lasting effects, sometimes more so when you think you’ve fully recovered. On the 23rd of June Grand National winning jockey Liam Treadwell took his own life. He was the second jockey in as many months … Continue reading Traumatic brain injuries and the link to depression – focus on the source not the symptoms?
Sitting – the route of all evil? Our bodies dislike it on so many levels and I treat the effects daily. Physically we know the issues but emotionally? ‘Yeah right’ you say dismissively! It’s normal for people to come to me with a bad back. I’m used to that. But the pattern I’m seeing more … Continue reading Is sitting making your blood boil? Literally!
How many did you muck out today, ride out or feed? Yesterday I heard of someone that mucked out 35 and fed 105. How long can one person sustain this type of workload and what is the impact on their body?
Racing has just been given the green light as we work to pull our economy from the brink post lockdown. As always there are some big named jockeys bordering on being fit to ride in some big meetings post injury.
Yes really! Whoever decided to add the word ‘roller’ to its name has inadvertently put off about 80% of users from ever using a foam roller for a second time. The emphasis on rolling is too strong. So if you’re in this category of one-time users hopefully I can encourage you to dust off your foam roller once more!