Training

  • Top 5 Benefits Of Weight Lifting That You Might Not Know

    By Faye Reid | In Training | on February 17, 2017

    Written by Jack Boardman The Benefits of Weight Lifting Whether you lift weights for mass muscle gain, overall strength as part of a wider routine or for a functional purpose, weight lifting has many benefits that you might not be aware of. One   First of all, lifting weights can help you to develop functional […]

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  • Do You Know The Difference Between Good & Bad Posture?

    By Faye Reid | In Training | on February 16, 2017

    Written by Jack Boardman The Difference Between Good and Bad Posture The difference between good and bad posture can be a matter of health as well as appearance. Not only that, but your posture can also affect your strength and endurance. This is because your posture affects your spine strength and breathing.   Poor posture […]

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  • HMB | What Is It? What Are The Benefits?

    By Faye Reid | In Training | on February 16, 2017

    Written by Simon Cushman What Is HMB? HMB (short for β-Hydroxy β-Methylbutyrate) is a metabolite of the amino acid, leucine. Roughly 5% of dietary leucine gets oxidised into HMB, which is thought to act as an anti-catabolic agent, reducing muscle breakdown (Van Koevering & Nissen, 1992).   Tests have been looking at leucine on its […]

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  • What You Need To Build Bigger Forearms

    By Faye Reid | In Training | on February 16, 2017

    Written by Jack Boardman Build Your Forearms The forearms are often a neglected part of a weight lifter’s workout plan – or are they? You can work on your forearms, the same as any muscles, to make them thicker and to add symmetry to the work you’ve put into your upper arms. Many people are […]

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  • Racing Overseas | How to make the most of it

    By Faye Reid | In Endurance, Training | on February 15, 2017

    Written by Lee Grantham Racing Overseas The rise of the ‘even more creative bucket list’ amongst runners has led to a boom in the marathon and ultra-distance races worldwide. Runners are now travelling more and further than ever before to events of all sizes. But after all your training is done, how do you ensure […]

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  • 3 Fat Loss Mistakes Everyone Has Made

    By Faye Reid | In Nutrition, Training | on February 14, 2017

     Written by Josh Bailey Top Fat Loss Mistakes Losing weight is easy, simply eat less and move more. Burning fat while maintaining muscle is a little more complicated. If you’ve spent years or even months dedicated to putting on muscle mass, it would be a shame to lose it all in just a few weeks. Unfortunately, […]

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  • Written by Lee Grantham The Importance Of Cool Down & Post-Workout Nutrition  No matter what level you run at if you’re aiming to improve, getting into the habit of cooling down after training and racing are just as important for performance and recovery as the warm-up. The purpose of the cool down is to lower your […]

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  • Does The Cold Weather Make You Unfit?

    By Faye Reid | In Training | on February 14, 2017

    Written by Akesha Smith Is The Cold Making You Unfit? It is no shock to see the running pathways and parks bare with only the trees to keep themselves company when the winds started blowing. Thin layers of ice coating our pavements and fog misting over our air. Winter is coming they say…I would say […]

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