Arm breaks: slings and things

by Andrew on January 13, 2015

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If you checked our posts from last year, you’ll know we are drip feeding 1st aid moves into our clients.  Whats the point of being “ready for any challenge” if you cannot apply 1st aid?

This month we will be looking at “slings and things”.

To start you thinking, here is an interesting you tube clip of the basic sling for a broken arm:

The next 1 day 1st aid course will be on the 22 February 2015. Ask me For more details ( its not on the system yet)

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The superior trainer, less woo hoo, more Drill and ABFB

by Andrew January 6, 2015 Articles
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The Superior trainer isn’t necessarily the supportive  and motivational one: although the best do support and motivate you too.  The superior trainer  is the one who has the courage, the foresight  and the pure ability to break complex skills down into bits so you can practice them on your own. They also constantly feedback. We […]

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The zone: The only diet that works?

by Andrew January 4, 2015 Articles
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Over the last  30 years, kate and I have been obliged to review a lot of diet regimes. As we have been trainers for some time now, we are perfectly placed to see what works and what doesn’t. A lot of Kate’s experience was “up close and personal“, mine was initially from an academic and interested […]

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Cancer and “Bad luck” or -“Statistical modeling links cancer risk with number of stem cell divisions”

by Andrew January 2, 2015 Articles

I was quite bemused by the various slants put upon todays cancer story released from Johns Hopkins. I thought you might as  well read the actual full press release (below). That said, there is  nothing to stop you trying to live a healthy life : shit food,  booze,  fags and inactivity are all unremittingly bad […]

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CrossFit London art: …my city, my gym…

by Kate January 1, 2015 Articles
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After a burst of creativity during the CrossFit London rebrand (and to keep my hand functioning after carpal tunnel surgery)-  imagination got to jog on and have fun. Some of these images may be used in the new CrossFit gear shop Whatever It Takes, opening January in the City. I hope you enjoy them!   […]

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