Parents have a tough job balancing their own health and well-being along with their children's on an average day, let alone during a time of uncertainty. So it is very natural to feel upset and unsure about what to do for your children and other loved ones at this particular time. Read more on how to support your young adult's health & mental well-being.
We have our first guest blog from Sam White today, he discusses in great detail what makes a good training programme for an athlete. MVP's programming philosophy falls in line with everything Sam has mentioned, so if you'd like to discover more about how and why your programmes are constructed have a read below!
Proteins are known as ‘the building blocks’, it’s what you need to consume to repair and build muscle after exercise. When you exercise you create microscopic tears in the muscle fibres, and by consuming a high protein meal after exercising your body can deliver amino acids (small proteins) to the damaged muscle and assist in its repair, recovery and rebuild! Get the recipe for this amazing pancakes now!
Some of you may be struggling for ideas to keep up your motivation for training during lockdown. There are lots and lots of ways that you can keep up your physical activity (recommended 30 mins a day) levels within your own home and we wanted to share some of them with you. Read this blog post to help kick start your fitness regime!
If you find yourself sitting for long periods of time then it will do you a whole world of good to spend 10 -15 minutes stretching throughout the day to help you re-energise and help you to not lose productivity. Try this stretching routine and switch your brain off of working for ten minutes!
In these strange times, lots of us (including the whole MVP team) are taking the precautions of working from home. This comes with many many challenges (and some big upsides too!). Whether you are a school student, working towards a degree or in full or part-time employment we have put together what we think are the most important things to have in place when working from home.
What should I eat if I want to lose weight, get bigger or generally feel healthier? This is a question that often gets asked and all though the answer can be complicated it can also be extremely simple. When giving nutritional guidance one of the first things you must look at is what do people's meals consist of. Read further to find out what a healthy plate looks like.
Sporting performance, whether as an individual or in a team, can be broken down into four main components – the physical, the tactical, the technical and the psychological. For the elite performers, it is often the psychological aspect that separates them from the rest of the competition. Read on for 10 tips for mental preparation.
We all have our favourite sport, we might have grown up dreaming of making a living from that sport, maybe even still dream about it. What if I was to tell you that you might not become a pro in that sport because you play it too much? You’re crazy you’d say! Read this blog post to read more on the importance of multi-sport vs single sport in developing well-rounded athletes.
Christmas is approaching fast, and lots of people not only tend to ruin their usual diets, but they also gain a few extra pounds. Based on studies, the majority of people tend to gain additional weight during the holiday season. Excessive eating is claimed to be the main cause for the additional weight gain, but it is also due to lack of physical activity and exercise. Read our tips to help keep you fit and healthy this Christmas and New Year!