Welcome to Monica's Strength and Rehab!


 Welcome to the website of Monica Torland, Sports Therapist, Personal Trainer and Accredited Strength and Conditioning Coach.

 

I offer a wide range of services covering Ilkley and the surrounding areas.

 

 



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Will resistance training make you look big?

Muscle versus fat
Muscle versus fat
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Additional Strength and Conditioning class

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Top 3 reasons why exercise and having an active lifestyle is so important

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Testimonials from Fit and Fabulous

The Fit and Fabulous crew
The Fit and Fabulous crew
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Renegade row video

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Swissball Front Plank

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Fit and Fabulous training starting on 4th October

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Small Group Personal Training

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Avoid getting permanent tight hip flexors!

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Why do Strength and Conditioning?

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FIT and FABULOUS group training starting in September

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Do you have tight gluteus muscles?

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Do you enjoy running??! Don't forget about the strength training!

Adam Bitchell - A great runner currently training hard in America
Adam Bitchell - A great runner currently training hard in America

How often do you see people pounding miles and miles on the treadmill in the gym?? Beginners as well as experienced gym users will in about 80% of the time attack the treadmill in gyms and fitness clubs in order to get “fitter”. As I have experienced firsthand the effects too much running can have on your lower limbs (knees in particular), I can talk about this subject with a great deal of experience. I have also worked with a variety of runners; from the most insane ultrarunners, to triathletes and middle distance runners, and therefore come across some of the most common overuse injuries on a weekly basis for many years now. 

 

Why is it that so many people think it is okay to start running without doing any form for strength training first or at least alongside their running training? How long do you think your joints will be able to cope without giving you any pain or discomfort? If you are lucky and have a good running style, close to no bio mechanical disadvantages, appropriate footwear, perform a good warm up etc. you might be one of the lucky ones, and actually be able to keep running for years without suffering any pain or problems, but in more cases than not this is just a wish….

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Lunge with upper body twist

And yes it is actually me, just like to cover my whole face with my cap so no one recognises me:)
And yes it is actually me, just like to cover my whole face with my cap so no one recognises me:)
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The dreaded foam roller

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Training with me 1:1

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Great first Strength and Conditioning session!

Some core and balance work in the ladder
Some core and balance work in the ladder
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Strength & Conditioning sessions @ Heavy Metal gym

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As one door closes another one opens..

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New beginnings..Some insight into my last few years

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