Training

  • 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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  • Mass Shoulder Workouts | Gain Upper Body Strength

    By Faye Reid | In Training | on February 10, 2017

    Written by Jack Boardman Mass Shoulder Workouts If you’ve looked up mass shoulder workouts, chances are you’re either a beginner looking to make gains, or you’re an advanced weightlifter looking for a few pointers to achieve volume. Bigger shoulders mean working the deltoids, or delts; these are the three major muscles of your shoulders- the […]

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  • What To Eat Before A 5K Run

    By Faye Reid | In Nutrition, Training | on February 10, 2017

    Written by Alex Simpson How To Fuel Up Before A 5K  If you’re training for a 5k race, it doesn’t matter whether it is your first or not, you will obviously know all too well, just how important it is to ensure that you’ve eaten right and have properly fuelled up before the event. Preparing […]

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  • Valentine’s Day Workout | Couples Retreat

    By Faye Reid | In Training | on February 9, 2017

    Written by Simon Cushman Valentine’s Workout Here’s a workout you can complete on Valentine’s Day! Either on your own or with your partner, get ready for a special night and get your heart pumping. You don’t want to be spending all day in the gym when there are better things to be doing… so here’s […]

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  • What’s The Best Way To Build Your Traps?

    By Faye Reid | In Training | on February 8, 2017

    Written by Jack Boardman Build Your Traps If you’re not already dedicating a training day to your traps, that could be what’s missing when it comes to your symmetrical upper physique.   Located on the top half of your back, the trapezius muscles, when pumped up, make a big impression, even when wearing a shirt. […]

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  • Does Music Help With Your Performance?

    By Faye Reid | In Training | on February 6, 2017

    Written by Simon Cushman The Effect of Music on Performance To make consistent improvements in strength, power and endurance it is recognised that an increased load must be placed on the body to elicit improvements. By putting a progressively higher load on the body, it will continue to adapt, and often you might be required […]

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  • What Are The Benefits Of Dating A Fitness Enthusiast?

    By Faye Reid | In Training | on February 3, 2017

    Written by Sarah Curran Why Should You Be Dating A Fitness Enthusiast? Firstly, why not? Unless you regularly visit the Olympic village, how many times in your life are you going to date someone with a six pack? If you’re a McDonald’s enthusiast, things are about to change! Fitness fanatics are generally great in the […]

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