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Profiling Muscles – Muscles of the Hip Joint: Sartorius

Article by Dr Paul Batman, PhD.

DESCRIPTION:

The sartorius is the tailor’s muscle because it is the muscle used in crossing the legs, a position that tailors would take up to perform their job. It is the longest fusiform muscle in the body and is capable of a greater contraction than any other muscle. It runs […]

By |February 20th, 2019|Article, Forensic Analysis, Muscle Profiling|

Spring chicken in a pot

This light, vibrant one-pot casserole is packed with spring veg and herby pesto

PREP: 20 MINS

COOK: 45 MINS

LEVEL: EASY

SERVES: 4

Ingredients:

1 tbsp olive oil
1 onion, chopped
500g boneless, skinless chicken thigh
300g small new potato
425ml low-salt vegetable stock (such as Kallo low-salt vegetable stock cubes)
350g broccoli, cut into small florets
350g spring greens, […]

By |February 20th, 2019|Article, Nutrition, Recipes|

Plyometrics – Is It For Everyone?

Article by the Drummond Team

Plyometrics is a fantastic form of training that many personal trainers will have used at some point in their own training programmes at one point or another.

 

The benefits are widely accredited;

You increase the power and strength in the legs which will help all other aspects of training,You burn more calories in a […]

By |February 18th, 2019|Article, Physio, Workouts|

February Physio Corner

Sacroiliac Joint Pain

Lower back pain is a relatively common issue in today’s society, and it often stems from sacroiliac joint pain.

What is a Sacroiliac Joint?

We have 2 sacroiliac joints.  They are the connections between the sacrum of the spine and the corresponding portion of the pelvic girdle.

When the pelvic girdle is working well, the structure […]

By |February 18th, 2019|Article, Physio|

Heart-healthy slow-cooked beef pie

Have your pie and eat it too!!  As February is National Heart Month, this recipe from the British Heart Foundation is great for those chilly winter nights. Its low in salt, fat and saturates –  and not to mention, tasty!

Category: Main meal | Serves: Makes 4 individual pies

Prep time: 30 minutes | Cooking time: 3.5 hours

INGREDIENTS

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By |February 18th, 2019|Article, Nutrition, Recipes|

Yoga – a transformational practice for 2019

Written By Carole Frost, Drummond Educator, Yoga Lead and MiBODY Director 

Yoga helps us connect various elements of our lives ranging from exercise, relaxation, nutrition and respiration, to meditation and self-awareness (spiritual development). It’s these links in yoga practice and philosophy that I believe draws so many people to Yoga. It also partly explains it effectiveness, […]

By |February 18th, 2019|Article, Yoga|

Profiling Muscles Part 6: Muscles of the shoulder joint posterior for Fitness Trainers – The Teres Minor and Infraspinatus

By Dr Paul Batman, PhD.

MUSCLE: TERES MINOR and INFRASPINATUS

DESCRIPTION:

The teres minor is strongly linked with the infraspinatus and is located on the posterior aspect of the scapula. Both these muscles work together to produce the same actions at the shoulder joint.

ORIGIN:

Infraspinous fossa and lateral border of the scapula.

INSERTION:

Lateral posterior surface of the greater tubercle and […]

By |February 18th, 2019|Anatomy, Article, Muscle Profiling|

Interview with Sports Photographer Darren Wheeler – a.k.a “That Camera Man”

Alice Hector, Ambassador to our sister company – Drummond Clinic – interviews Sports photographer Darren Wheeler

What drew you to photography, and triathlon photography, in particular?

I was initially drawn to sports photography through my own personal love of water-skiing. I have always embraced challenges that most photographers would shy away from. Bobbing along in a cold […]

By |February 15th, 2019|Article, Business|

Vegan brownies

Chewy, dense, fudgy and a little gooey (if served warm!), that are sure to go down a treat whatever your dietary preferences.

Serves: 10-12

INGREDIENTS

14g milled flaxseed
90ml warm water
150g soft brown ( or coconut) sugar
130g oat flour, gluten free if necessary*
85g almond flour
30g cocoa powder
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
Pinch of […]

By |February 15th, 2019|Nutrition, Recipes|

Running Injuries: Hamstring Tendinopathy

Hamstring Tendinopathy  (a real pain in the butt!) 

Article by the Drummond Team

We all know how annoying it can be to have an injury that reacts adversely to acute spikes in training load such as Patella tendonitis and Achilles tendonitis, so why don’t we know more about this real pain in the butt…Hamstring Tendinopathy? Before we […]

By |February 15th, 2019|Article, Running|