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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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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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Exercise makes you happy

16/07/15

Ok, it may not feel like it at the time when you’re struggling with your last reps or last mile but its true, exercise makes you happy. Exercise releases the hormone serotonin, serotonin is the happy hormone which enhances feelings...

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Cyclists – Train like the Pros and Practice Yoga!

18/06/15

So your a cyclist, you’ve got all the kit, the bike and are getting out on the road as much as life will let you! After a while you will naturally hit limits in performance or worse develop niggling injuries...

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