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Muscles of the Shoulder Joint Anterior: Profiling Muscles for Fitness Trainers Part 1 – The Pectoralis Major

Article by Dr Paul Batman, PhD. 

The pectoralis major is a multi pennate muscle that is fan shaped in appearance and twists on itself at its insertion. The pectoralis major consists of 2 separate parts, a clavicular and sternal portion. The sternal part twists 180 degrees on its insertion.


Medial half of the clavicle, sternum and first […]

By |December 11th, 2018|Anatomy, Article, Forensic Analysis|

Diabetic Christmas Fruit Cake

This is a delicious sugar and egg-free cake, suitable for diabetics or anyone watching their weight.


                   450grms. mixed vine fruits
                   2tbsps. dry cognac or whiskey
                   225grms. chopped dates
                  50grms. chopped walnuts or roasted chopped almonds
                   2tsps. mixed spice
                   3tsps.baking powder
                   225grms. wholemeal flour
                   275mls. water

By |December 11th, 2018|Article, Nutrition, Recipes|

Albacore Lettuce Wraps

Tired of Turkey?? Here’s a delicious change that’s ultra-healthy, high in protein and low in fat. Enjoy for lunch or dinner!

What You Need:

Serves 2

1 can albacore chunk tuna, packed in water
2 Tablespoons finely chopped white onion
½ red bell pepper, finely chopped
½ yellow bell pepper, finely chopped
½ apple, finely chopped
2 […]

By |December 11th, 2018|Article, Nutrition, Recipes|

Gluten-free Gingerbread recipe

Delicious, gluten free gingerbread “people” – who taste like they should!


225g rice flour (plus extra for dusting the work top)
125g gram flour
1 tsp xanthan gum
2 tsp ground ginger
1 tsp ground cinnamon
1tsp bicarbonate of soda
100g butter
175g dark soft brown sugar
4 tbsp golden syrup
1 egg
icing sugar, […]

By |December 7th, 2018|Article, Nutrition, Recipes|

Partying Without the Pounds

By Matt O’Neill, Dietitian –

With a little party planning, social events need not sabotage your healthy eating plan. Here are some tips to feel more confident about managing food at functions:

Start the day of a party with a healthy breakfast. If you know there will only be high-calorie foods at the party, eat […]

By |December 6th, 2018|Article, Lifestyle, Nutrition|

Waist-Wise Christmas Tips

Article By Matt O’Neill, Dietitian –

With an abundance of holiday food, it can be easy to ignore your body’s normal fullness signals and overeat at Christmas. And when the family get-together becomes a sit-down feast from dawn to dusk and beyond, the calories can really stack up. Here are some tips to manage your weight […]

By |December 6th, 2018|Article, Lifestyle, Nutrition|

Top Ways to Stay Active and Mobile over the Christmas Period

Article by the Drummond Team

The festive period is a time for family, fun, and of course, food.  We always say “we won’t this year”, “ I’ll be good and just have one mince pie” (pardon the eye roll). But let’s be honest, who can resist the temptation of all those sweet treats and delicious meals […]

By |December 5th, 2018|Article, Lifestyle|

You’re never too old to start lifting weights!

Article by the Drummond Team

New research  from the  University of Dublin suggests older people benefit hugely from resistance exercises – working their muscles, even drinking protein shakes.  So, where should we start?  The research looked into methods of frailty interventions for the elderly in the UK by assessing their muscle strength training and protein supplementation. Both […]

By |December 5th, 2018|Article, Industry News, Lifestyle|


By Dr. Paul Batman, PhD.

At any one time most people we know are either thinking about losing weight, are currently on a diet or have just broken their diet and putting the weight back on. Two thirds of the US population is now classified as overweight or obese. Of those people who are obese, 65% of […]

By |December 4th, 2018|Article, Lifestyle, Nutrition|

Goat Yoga, anyone?

Move over Downward dog – Goat yoga craze hits the UK!!

Article by The Drummond Team

Yes, this is for real! – Goat yoga is the latest fitness trend  to emerge from American – and people who have tried it say its very “therapeutic” – and its being endorsed by celebrities like Ozzy Osbourne, Kate Beckinsale and […]

By |December 3rd, 2018|Article, Lifestyle|