Strength Training

21 Day PT Trial

21 Day PT Trial Want a 21 Day PT Trial? Right now Sports Physio Ireland is offering you the chance to come in and try out our services for 21 days for only €59! The 21 Day PT Trial will cover everything from strength and conditioning training to rehabilitation of an injury under the watchful…

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Fatigue Markers in Sport

Fatigue Markers in Sport Following on with some of our most recent posts on training load and injury/illness as we prepare to welcome Mark Roe for our August Seminar “Minimising Injury Risk and Maximising Performance in the GAA”, we will look at fatigue as a useful marker to monitor the athletes that we work in…

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Why is managing injury risk important for team success?

When working with sports teams, you meet a mixture of people working within the management and administration of the club/county. As it is still firmly an amateur organisation, the clubs and counties still rely heavily on the volunteerism that has built the foundation of the GAA, and please God may this never change! These people…

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Fitness for Golf

Golf Fitness by Moss Landman Golf has come a long way in the past few years, from a fitness point of view in particular. It doesn’t seem too along ago people joked that you could be a quality golfer but significantly over-weight and unfit. The reality is that these days, players along with the game…

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Speed For GAA Players

Speed For GAA Players Speed is defined as the rate at which someone moves.  We can divide speed into an explosive phase and a knee drive phase. A lot of GAA players spend far too much time developing muscles to move slowler, simply because this is an easier way to train during a gym session. We…

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Why are runners obsessed with stretching?

Why are runners obsessed with stretching?  Over the past year, especially since working in Sports Physio Ireland, I have been exposed to more and more middle and long distance runners. From the weekend warrior to the more serious athlete, it has been great to help them overcome and prevent injury. What is common thread among…

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The Reaching Lunge

  The Reaching Lunge In SPI we use the reaching lunge both statically and dynamically quiet a bit, playing around with it using dumbbell, kettlebell and bands. It’s a wonderful exercise to work with as a regression of the Single Leg Deadlift. So why do we love it? Simply, it’s ability to train the hip…

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