Weight training: an unconventional regime for a busy mum

knee strength interviewChristine Parker, a local client from  Harpenden, explains how weight training, though considered unconventional at first, has helped her move in everyday life, and given her a strong understanding of the way the body works:

I found out about Chris from my next-door neighbour Pauline. I had had a cup of tea with her at the height of her vertigo problems and she was very withered and withdrawn. Then some months later I noticed a dramatic change in her well-being: she seemed energetic and happy again and I asked what it was down to. When she said she had been doing weight training I was really taken by surprise but was intrigued enough to go along with her to watch one of her training sessions with Chris. Continue reading

How strength training helped me deal with vertigo

strength training for vertigoWe aren’t just concerned with knee problems here: training can help with other physical problems such as vertigo.¬†A long-term trainee of Chris’s, Pauline, gives her story of how this training helped her with Uncompensating Labyrinthitis (an inner-ear ailment affecting balance):

Chris is a friend of my sons and, as such, I have known him for many years. So it was quite natural that, when I became unwell, they insist I sought his professional help. Continue reading