Japan is known for it’s efficient approach to technological change that is unmatched by the rest of the world. The secret to this efficiency lies within the idea of consistent effort applied purposefully, that is described by the Kaizen principle. What was initially used as a principle to create change in management techniques for…

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Eccentric Exercise

In order to get the most out of your exercise program, it’s important to understand precisely what you’re trying to do & why it’s so beneficial. We find that this couldn’t be more true for the specialised exercise programs that we run. Having an understanding of the whys behind why you do something, helps to…

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Stretching

Stretching with knee pain and arthritis is something that a lot of people can struggle with. When it comes to our programs, a lot of people ask us: “how come we don’t do a lot of stretching in your programs”? To answer that in detail, we recommend you check out out this article on our…

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Single-leg exercises are a staple in our programs at MTP. Chances are, you haven’t really done too many of these in the past. This is because they can be somewhat hard to program & difficult to introduce to people with knee pain. Yet they are absolutely essential for maintaining the function of our body.  …

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Recovery

48-72 hours. This is roughly the amount of time it takes for our body to downregulate protein synthesis after an acute bout of intense exercise. Arguably, this is the most important marker we have to measure recovery. It’s an incredibly useful timeframe to keep in mind when we are thinking about how long we should…

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How To Continue Progressing With Knee Pain We’ve all experienced a roadblock at some stage in our life. It’s that inevitable thing that happens to stop you from feeling like your making progress & instead keeping you down in the dumps about your ability to move forward. What we realise at MTP is that it…

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Life Is Lived Through Movement Glute strength will be your best friend! The muscles that surround your hips and pelvis are collectively known as the gluteals or “glutes”. These muscles are essential for everyday movements including walking, running, jumping, and stair climbing. The pelvis is an inherently stable joint and everything in the body moves relative to it…

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In this article, we want to address two of the biggest factors that affect someone’s progress when it comes to knee pain. We are going to use the example of osteoarthritis for sake of ease here, but the principles are the same for any condition. Everything in the article is aimed to be as practical…

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