Despite the shuttlecock being light, badminton is definitely an intense sport! Lots of overhead arm movement and fast diving across the court mean that both speed and stamina are needed.
Although it may not be featured in the media as much as tennis, badminton has many similarities. Unfortunately, this is especially true when it comes to player injuries.
Preparing for a marathon can be a daunting task. From scheduling training runs to ensuring you have your nutrition on point, there is lots to consider. There is a time and pace (pun intended!) for everyone, so it is is vital to take expert advice on how best to prepare yourself.
There are some words that are used without really understanding what they refer to. Flexibility and mobility are two examples of these. You may be forgiven for thinking that they are basically the same thing. However, it’s important to understand the difference between the two when it comes to our aims.
Do you enjoy cracking your knuckles? If so, have you had people tell you that it will damage your joints?
Thankfully, research has shown that there is no link between arthritis and cracking your joints. So, do you know why joint cracking occurs? Or when you should see your doctor or Chiropractor about it?