Interview with Chartered physiotherapist Pam Gardiner

Pam qualified as a Chartered Physiotherapist over 35 years ago and still is passionate about her role working with athletes providing effective injury prevention and rehabilitation strategies. Pam and I paths first crossed when I was a member of the Great Britain rowing team from 2006-09.

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Top 5 tips to improve your training

As someone with a disability, I know full well it can be tough sometimes to get the best out of your training. These are some of the ways you can make your training that little bit easier. With these 5 simple tips you will get more out of your training.

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Strength and Conditioning for Leg Amputees Part 5: Best 3 Cardio Tips

In the final part of this 5 part series on strength and conditioning for leg amputees, we will be considering cardio. This is going to vary according to your impairment and how you can use the equipment in the gym. The best way to lose weight and improve your cardiovascular system (heart and lungs) is to incorporate some form of sprinting into your training. Continue reading “Strength and Conditioning for Leg Amputees Part 5: Best 3 Cardio Tips”

Strength and Conditioning for Leg Amputees Part 4 : Upper Body Difficulties

This is an area that I believe to be more problematic for congenital amputees than individuals that had their amputation due to an extreme trauma.

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