Extreme Action Movement

If you enjoy the exploration of movement as much as we do at Balance you’ll love Extreme Action Movement! I’ve been enjoying the work of Elizabeth Streb – extreme action choreographer – and reading her thoughts on movement for the last couple of years. If you can get a hold of her book I’d highly […]

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Our Tennis physiotherapist at the Australian Open, Melbourne 2013

Andy Murray isnt the only Scotsman working his profession in Melbourne at the Australian Open. Graham Anderson, Balance’s co-founder and one of the worlds most experienced sports injury physiotherapists, is there too working in his role as an ATP World Tour physios. Graham has headed up the therapy services (physiotherapy, sports massage, podiatry) at Wimbledon’s […]

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Balance Performance – treatment and rehab facility, health and fitness gym

Balance is back to its normal opening hours after the Christmas bank holidays and welcoming in 2013. Sports injury treatment, back pain rehab, remedial and sports massage, movement and personal training appointments are available: Monday-Thursday 7.30am-9pm Friday 7.30am-5pm Saturday 9am-4pm So what’s new? We are now offering access to our gym, strength and fitness studio […]

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Ski Knee Injuries ACLs R Us

Its ski season again. The blue skies, the power, the exhilaration of speed. and with all fabulous time on the slopes comes the excitement and risk. If you push yourself outside your comfort zone, as we all do at times, you may then be unlucky enough to sustain an injury. Preparation is everything. Here at […]

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World class footballers quickly caught up with the Balance Performance team on BodyHelix compression

World class footballers quickly caught up with the Balance Performance team in realising Body Helix provided the highest quality compression to prevent injury and recover faster. Robin Van Persie is an excellent example! To see the full BodyHelix compression sleeve range before visiting our shop go to: http://www.shop.balancephysio.com/collections/rehabilitation/support

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Movement: flow, timing, creativity, control. It’s what we teach.

We passionately believe at Balance Performance, and have observed in our Clapham facility since 2001, that what London’s adults need most – whether as part of the city workforce or it’s sporting and running communities – is greater movement awareness, fluidity and control. As this develops the strength and fitness achieved with our sports specific […]

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London Triathlon: preventing injury, creating resilience and dealing with your own niggles

London Triathlon 2012 A month later than usual, due to the London Olympics, conditions were a little cooler – the swim in Royal Victoria Dock on Sunday in particular – but participation was still immense – over 13,000 were expected to race.   Balance Performance had a stand there to promote and discuss with triathletes (and anyone […]

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Olympics 2012 London – Balances’ story

Balance Performances’ sports injury specialist Graham Anderson has recently swapped his day job at Balance Performance Physiotherapy and ATP World Tour travel to work at the athletes’ polyclinic at London 2012. He writes from the Olympic Village of his experiences rubbing shoulders with some of  the world’s best athletes – and treating their aches and strains “It’s […]

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Balance Team at the London Triathlon

Congratulations to Alistair and Jonny Brownlee on their terrific performance in the Olympic Triathlon. Triathon is the fastest growing sport in the UK and we are delighted to see growing numbers of tri- athletes coming into Balance each season to receive treatment, improve their preparations and recovery from competition. We continue to work and support […]

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Balance Team at the Olympics!

We are very proud to have three members of the Balance team working at the Olympics. They will be working hard to ensure that the Olympic and Paralympic athletes are  in top form. Our Clinical Director Graham Anderson will be working in the poly-clinic in the Olympic Village. It will be Graham’s fourth Olympic Games, […]

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CrossCore® Rotational Bodyweight Training™: Perfect for ANYbody or training style

Another guest blog from JP Brice of CrossCore USA. We have a piece to follow about JPs personal story with CrossCore 180 and how even as a very strong bodybuilder Rotational Bodyweight Training™ helped him with his chronic low backpain. In meantime here is why CrossCore USA are so passionate about the CrossCore180® and why Balance Performance […]

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Hand care for climbers, kettlebell lifters, rowers, gardeners etc

Balance Performance has been involved in kettlebell lifting for fitness, rehab and performance since 2003. Since that time hand care has been a consistent topic of conversation amongst KB practitioners on the kettlebell oriented blogs and forums like RKC Dragon Door whilst at  kettlebell workshops students display their worn and torn calluses off with pride. […]

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Why did Bradley Wiggins Win?

  Many people have marveled at Bradleys achievement. We all at Balance Performance Physiotherapy congratulate him on a wonderful success. WOW! I was asked why did someone his bodyshape win the Tour de France and why cant Chris Hoy,or any other well trained cyclist for example do so. Does Bradley Wiggins have something special about […]

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Winston Gordon Third Time Lucky?

We are delighted for Winston Gordon who has recently been selected to represent Team GB in the 90kg  Judo. This is not only a great achievement for Winston but also for Graham, Jonathan and Jason who have been working with Winston for over ten years. To reach three Olympics is a massive achievement, but Winston’s […]

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Running with the Mind of Meditation Workshop

A unique workshop to enhance your running experience by engaging in meditation practices. It will introduce the practice of mindful running, training ourselves to be fully present while we are running. The workshop is based on Sakyong Mipham’s book, Running with the Mind of Meditation: Lessons for Training the Body and the Mind. The workshop will […]

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Steve Cotter Kettlebell Masterclass in London (Balance Performance), June 19th 2012

Tuesday, June 19th: 1830-2130 Steve Cotter – World Class Strength and Conditioning Teacher and founder of the International Kettlebell & Fitness Federation – is back at Balance Performance, London UK on Tuesday June 19th to deliver a masterclass in kettlebell technique. Whether you’re a beginner or an advanced practitioner you will benefit from the opportunity […]

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Intention and emphasis in physical training

If your intention is to gain usable strength, power, speed then you need to emphasise exercises, drills, movements that involve purposeful (compound, multi-joint, functional) actions performed against appropriate levels of resistance to promote strength, power, develop speed. Simple. Equally simple is that the only real requirement from the facility/space you train in is that is […]

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What is Kinesiology Tape?

Increasingly athletes are being seen with bright coloured tape on their bodies, this is kinesiology tape. It is a light elastic tape that can be used for helping with musculoskeletal problems which can arise from overuse injuries, muscle strains or spasms, and swelling. Properties that make the tape appealing to athletes is its elasticity in […]

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Winston Gordon hopes for last laugh!

  Winston Gordon the current GB Judo number one in the middleweight division and one of Balance’s Olympic Ambassadors has just been featured in the Telegraph! The Balance team have now worked with Winston for over ten years and have helped him return from several potentially career ending injuries. We are still working very closely […]

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Press Release – CrossCore® Europe and Mad Dogg Athletics announce strategic alliance to bring Rotational Bodyweight Training (RBT) to the UK Fitness Industry

CrossCore® and Mad Dogg Athletics announce strategic alliance to bring Rotational Bodyweight Training to the UK fitness Industry. CrossCore® Europe has just launched the new CrossCore® Rotational Bodyweight Training (RBT) and European Education Programme. The RBT programme is a 1-Day, 6-hour course worth 6 Continued Education Credits through ISSA and has been designed for personal […]

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Trigger Point Performance Therapy endorsement from Dr Emily Splichal – podiatrist

Always a pleasure to meet up with Cassidy Phillips and talk TPT, movement preparation, in-session use of TPT to enhance physical training performance, and recovery/regeneration: An hour spent over a coffee with Cassidy is incredibly educational. Was great to hear about the ongoing development of Trigger Point Performance programming and how the concept continues to […]

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