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Frequently Asked Questions on Fitness, Strength and Training.

Ever wondered why you’re not loosing weight even though you’ve been going to the gym three times a week? Many of our clients do. So we’ve put together a Q & A blog on all things fitness, training and strength.

What is a Sports Massage?

A sports massage is the manipulation of soft tissue, which basically means using massage techniques on skin, muscles, ligaments, tendons and fascia. 

Generally, anyone who takes part in sport at any level can benefit from regular sports massage sessions.

What are the Benefits of Sports Massage?

Discover the benefits of Sports Massage and see why it's one of the most popular styles of massage.

5 Tips for Runners to Help Avoid Injuries

Learn 5 tips to help you prevent injuries when running.

5 Tips for Cyclists to Help Prevent Injuries

Taking up cycling can be a great lifestyle choice both for your health and the environments. Here are 5 tips that will help you stay free from sporting injuries in cycling.

What Advice Can You Give to Someone with a Hamstring Injury?

This 'Ask a Sports Therapist' question comes from Justin who has a weak hamstring after an injury doing squats. Our Sports Injury Therapist has some thoughts.

A Guide to Sports Injury Rehabilitation at Buchanan Clinic

Learn more about the process of Sports Injury Rehabilitation and the different stages involved in the process.

How Often Should I Train for Strength?

In the first of our Ask a Sports Therapist series, Sports Injury & Rehabilitation specialist Connor McLean discusses how often you should train for strength, how to compare power in different people and why muscles get bigger. Submit your question on Facebook and see it answered on our blog.

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