POWERCORE News

MAY STARTS NEW ROLE AS FOOTBALL WELCOMES AMBASSADOR
Doncaster Rovers striker Alfie May, in a bid to have a greater impact in the community of Doncaster, has been announced as Club Doncaster Foundation's Football Welcomes Ambassador for 2019/20. The Kent-born footballer, who signed for Doncaster Rovers in 2017,...
Why You Always Know Where Your Nose Is
Here’s a challenge: Close your eyes and then try touching your nose with your finger. Did you do it? Even without using any of the five famous senses—sight, hearing, taste, touch, and smell—you most likely found your nose without any...
Yoga And Developing Proprioception
Balance plays a pivotal role in our lives whether we notice it or not. We are constantly bombarded with external forces that disrupt our equilibrium. So much so, that we often fail to notice, as our bodies are so effectively equipped...
Improving Balance to Prevent Injuries
How much time do you devote to balance? The truth is probably not enough. While a lot of us take the time to go to the gym and get in our strength training and cardio, we often neglect simple balance...
New physical activity guidelines issued by UK Chief Medical Officers
The guidelines emphasise the importance of building strength and balance for adults, and include recommendations for pregnant women, new mothers and disabled people. New guidance issued today by the UK Chief Medical Officers emphasises the importance of building strength and...
Why is it important to improve your balance?
Benefits of improving balance -Working on your balance strengthens your bones and joints, especially your ankles, knees, and hips. -As per a study, balancing improves body awareness, which is the sense of how your limbs are oriented in space. This...
Why Balance Training Is As Important As Cardio
It may be the missing component to your workout.   You know balance is key to juggling work, family, and your relationships. But according to Amanda Butler, a personal trainer and fitness instructor at The Fhitting Room in New York, it's also an...
Seven ways to improve your balance
Lack of balance is associated with elderly people, but deterioration can start in your 20s. Here’s how to avoid the wobbles Work on it, for the sake of your social life Ageing often leads to a loss of balance, which...
The 8 Best Exercises for Weight Loss
It’s estimated that half of all adults attempt to lose weight every year. Aside from dieting, exercising is one of the most common strategies employed by those trying to shed extra pounds. It burns calories, and this plays a key...
Proprioception: The Sense Within
Knowing where our bodies are in space is critical for the control of our movements and for our sense of self. In 1971, at the age of 19, Ian Waterman suffered a bout of severe viral gastroenteritis. The illness triggered...
10 Fun Ways to Add Balance Exercises to Your Walks
Balance is an asset at any age and level of physical fitness. By adding extra balance challenges as you walk, you will train yourself to be better able to maintain your balance and agility when you have to make a...
Balance Training
How It Works Though it might not cross your mind, you need good balance to do just about everything, including walking, getting out of a chair, and leaning over to tie your shoes. Strong muscles and being able to keep...
Balance Training and Proprioception Exercises
Ankle sprains are one of the most common injuries any athlete will experience. It may be difficult to avoid that missed step, uneven ground or trip off the curb, but if you practice one simple exercise, you may be able...
NCS PARTICIPANTS TAKE PART IN KEEPMOAT COMMUNITY CLEAN UP
Dozens of fans of Doncaster Rovers and participants from Club Doncaster Foundation got together to support a clampdown on troublesome littering with the help of Doncaster Council. Supplied by the local authority with the requisite equipment such as gloves, litter...
CLUB DONCASTER TAKE PART IN EXCITING NEW PROJECT
Club Doncaster Foundation and Doncaster Rovers have been invited by Amnesty International UK to take part in an exciting new project to help refugees and people seeking asylum feel welcome in the town of Doncaster. The Football Welcomes Community Project...
Back on Track: Fitness After an Injury
Whether you got shin splints from running or tore your ACL while muscling your way to a slam dunk, you’ve been on the bench for a while. Now, you’re itching to get moving again. Even if you’re fired up to jump back...
The Role of Balance in Sports
What is balance? Does having good balance help my game? How do I train to improve my balance? Balance is established by four different body systems, Vestibular system, Vision, Proprioceptors, and the Hip and Trunk Muscle group. The vestibular system...
CLUB DONCASTER FOUNDATION PARTNER WITH POWERCORE
Club Doncaster Foundation have agreed a partnership with Powercore to be the associate partner of the Foundation, supporting all charitable activities. As part of this exciting partnership, Powercore will be supporting our impactful work that last year saw us amass...
FOUNDATION COACH OUT TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE
“Coaching allows me to help change people’s lives.” – Sean Fearn  Having been involved in sports coaching since the age of 16, Sean Fearn has taken the time to reminisce over the last eight years as part of Coaching Week...
VOLUNTEERS PROVE THEIR WORTH ONCE MORE
Fit Rovers, Club Doncaster Foundation’s showcase health and wellbeing project, has once again reached new heights because of the work of its passionate volunteers.Over the past few weeks, the role of a volunteer at Fit Rovers has increased but has...
AN OVERVIEW OF PROPRIOCEPTION
Proprioception is the medical term that describes the ability to sense the orientation of your body in your environment. It allows you to move quickly and freely without having to consciously think about where you are in space or in...