Posts from 2015

Rugby players do Pilates and Yoga too

28/10/15

As I write todays blog the Rugby World Cup is coming to its final weeks. The world cup favourites, New Zealand, practice yoga regularly in their fitness training. Nonu a consistent player of the team credits his form and lack of...

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Christmas workout

21/10/15

Don’t let your fitness slip over christmas, use short interval workouts using body weight exercises that can be done anywhere, see Video below.

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World diabetes day – are you at risk?

20/10/15

14th November was World diabetes day, diabetes has been on the increase with 3.9 million people in the UK currently suffering with diabetes, this figure is estimated to rise to 5 million by 2025. 56{772769afec4ea4fc06014772ae0e9ce225d1119f7ddd143e178308f9172957eb} of those with diabetes are men...

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Half marathon training tips

12/08/15

Training for your first half marathon can be daunting but done correctly can lead to a successful race. Here are our top 10 tips for training for your first half marathon. 1. Start training early. We see lots of runners...

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Yoga for injury prevention

12/08/15

Yoga highlights tightness and weakness in our body, our muscles and our fascia. We can then address the identified problem areas with appropriate stretches and poses. Addressing these tight areas can restore the muscles elasticity, strength and integrity. Improving muscle...

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Use it or lose it

12/08/15

Ever heard the saying use it or lose it? Well this is known in the fitness world as the 5th principle of fitness; reversibility. Reversibility happens when we stop exercising whether it be cardiovascular training, strength training or flexibility training....

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Stop sitting down

12/08/15

I recently covered a class that left me shocked. I was absolutely amazed at their lack of mobility, strength and fitness levels. The class participants weren’t old, injured or recovering from illness but they were stiff, weak and unfit, by...

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Star struck

27/07/15

This weekend I got to watch my idol Jessica Ennis compete in the long jump at the diamond league athletic games. I absolutely love Jess Ennis. We had amazing seats 5 rows from the front by the long jump pit....

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