Benefits of Resistance Training for Women

Benefits of Resistance Training for Women

Resistance training, also known as strength training or weight training, is a form of exercise that involves using resistance or weights to challenge your muscles.
March 21, 2023 — Jayde Williams
Does stretching make your muscles longer?

Does stretching make your muscles longer?

Stretching can help improve the flexibility and range of motion of your muscles, but it does not actually make your muscles longer in a permanent way.
February 28, 2023 — Jayde Williams
What is DOMS?

What is DOMS?

DOMS stands for ‘delayed onset muscle soreness’ and is what its name suggests. A soreness in your muscles that comes on later after exposing your body to unfamiliar or intense exercise.
October 28, 2022 — Jayde Williams
There is no such thing as a 'bad posture'.

There is no such thing as a 'bad posture'.

It’s very common to hear “your posture is terrible” or “I need to stand/sit/exist with better posture. However, there is no such thing as a bad posture. As a society, it has been decided that standing up straight with your shoulders back is the most aesthetically pleasing posture.
October 14, 2022 — Jayde Williams
Why is recovery important?

Why is recovery important?

We all know how important it is to move your body and eat good food. However, in order to move your body well, without restriction and pain, you need to make sure recovery strategies are included in your routine.
September 28, 2022 — Jayde Williams
Am I injured or just sore?

Am I injured or just sore?

We know that recovery is important helping to soothe sore muscles, improve performance and reduce pain/stiffness. How do you know if you are just sore or if you have sustained an injury, sometimes it can be hard to work out the difference.
August 09, 2022 — Jayde Williams
Does stretching reduce muscle soreness?

Does stretching reduce muscle soreness?

When you have sore muscles, is stretching the first thing you think you should do? Stretching is often the part of a workout, we all skip for lack of time, energy or avoiding the pain. So, our question is, does stretching actually reduce or prevent muscle soreness and is it something we should be doing?
July 25, 2022 — Jayde Williams
How do I release my ITB?

How do I release my ITB?

Your iliotibial band (ITB) is a band made up of connective tissue (fascia and tendon) that runs from the side of your hip down to just below your knee (highlighted in yellow). It is often a site of pain, that can be sore to touch or create pain on the lateral side of your knee.
July 11, 2022 — Jayde Williams
What is Recovery?

What is Recovery?

Recovery is the process of restoring balance to the body that has been disturbed by internal and/or external factors (physiological and psychological).
May 23, 2022 — Jayde Williams
Recovery Workshop F45 Ashmore

Recovery Workshop F45 Ashmore

On Sunday 15th May, the lovely members of F45 Ashmore joined us for another recovery workshop.
May 20, 2022 — Jayde Williams
Earth Day 2022

Earth Day 2022

At Brayva we are very conscious about the environmental issues that we are being faced with as a society.
April 21, 2022 — Jayde Williams
How much water should I be drinking?

How much water should I be drinking?

It can be overwhelming when trying to work out how much water you should be drinking.
April 11, 2022 — Jayde Williams