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Groin Pain in Athletes: Symptoms, Causes & Treatment

May 17th, 2018|0 Comments

Groin pain in athletes/recreational athletes is a very common complaint. The nature of the pain can vary hugely depending on the cause or mechanism of injury. For example, some will report pain with coughing and sneezing whereas others might only get pain after high intensity training. Your acute injury associated [...]

  • Mark Kidd & Robert Kehoe complete Cape Epic 2018

No Craic At All – Digging Deep at the Cape Epic

May 15th, 2018|0 Comments

Ever wondered what it would be like to take on one of the toughest Mountain Bike stage races in the world? In March, two of our inspiring clients did just that. The Absa Cape Epic is 8 days long and covers over 650km in the mountains and plains of the [...]

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Ben Butler Training Diary 2018 Entry No. 4: Transferring skills – From the gym to the pitch

May 10th, 2018|0 Comments

Some people love going to the gym. And that’s great. But, if you’re like me, that’s just not the case. Don’t get me wrong, DSC is class, and it’s as good as a gym gets for me - but it’s still a gym. Going to the gym, for me, is [...]

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Taking on the Ring of Kerry: Shane Fallon’s (Manager of Dublin2Bike) top tips.

May 1st, 2018|0 Comments

There’s a grand stretch in the evening! Considering dusting off the bike and taking to the road? You may even be contemplating taking on one of the many cycling races or sportives that are on over the summer; notably the Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle. A daunting task? Perhaps not. Shane [...]

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10 Reasons Why We Should Be Mindful When Counting Calories

April 24th, 2018|0 Comments

Do you count calories on a daily basis? Do you measure how much you should be eating every day? Do you ever wonder why you’re eating less than your recommended daily calories but still not losing weight? Calorie counting is the most widely used method for measuring how much we [...]

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Working on our wellbeing!

April 13th, 2018|0 Comments

Today is National Workplace Wellbeing day 2018. In our fast paced, stressful city lives it has never been more important to draw our focus on the importance on health and wellbeing in the workplace, where we spend the majority of our waking week (unfortunately 😉). It is brilliant that so [...]

  • Usain Bolt lies on ground after tearing his hamstring during the final of the 4 x 100m relay at the IAAF World Athletics Championships in London 2017

What We Talk About When We Talk About… Grading of Muscle and Ligament Injuries

March 29th, 2018|0 Comments

Have you ever wondered what a physiotherapist is talking about when they mention a Grade 2 hamstring strain or a Grade 1 ankle sprain? Most people will know that a Grade 1 is the least severe type of injury you can have and that a Grade 3 is the worst [...]

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Ben Butler Training Diary 2018 Entry No. 3: Keeping Things Moving

March 15th, 2018|0 Comments

When I started training, I wanted to get bigger, stronger, and faster - in as short a time as possible. Pretty standard, right? Gimme a six pack, big arms, and I want to run a 5k in 15 minutes - and I want all that by next week. One thing [...]