With schools, clubs and competitive fixtures at junior age groups not returning till at least September, you may be asking several questions such as when should I start preparing for the return of competitive fixtures? Read to see what your three main focuses should be when returning to training for competitive sport.
Supplements and exercise nutrition aids are a massive industry. Figures estimate the dietary supplement market will be worth 278 billion dollars by 2024. This goes to show the appetite for the market and the potential costs to the customers. So the question is do you need to take supplements and more importantly should you be taking them? Read this blog to have a greater understanding of the use of supplements in sport.
The current dogma for many is that weight training and intensive training impacts negatively on the growth and stature of youth athletes. Read our summary of why this is false information and for an insight into the correct beliefs and methods of youth training.
Lockdown is easing and the date has been set for gyms to reopen (25th July). So the question is, are you ready? Are you ready to hit the gym after months of your daily home workout routine (or lots of Netflix and snacking), and get those hard-earned results that you want? Check out our recommendations for your first week back to the gym to make sure you do it safely!
Examples of rivalries within the world of sport can be seen all the time. Whether it is between clubs, nations, individuals or franchises. In most cases, rivalries usually date back to a distant past issue between two people/organisation that most of us do not remember or more likely were not even alive for. Read this blog to delve a little deeper into the rivalry of Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur.
A warm-up should be an activity that primes your body ready for the main activity/exercise. A warm-up needs to be sufficient enough so your muscles, tendons, nervous system and cardiovascular system are all ready for the upcoming activity. Read this blog post to understand more about the R.A.M.P warm-up protocol and how you can follow it.
These unprecedented times are causing disruptions to your everyday life and putting a lot of us on edge. However, your sleep should be the last thing to suffer when you are trying to keep your immune system strong and your mind at ease. Read more to understand the negative effects of prolonged lack of sleep and ways to improve your sleep quality.
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 to re-energise, stay mobile and increase productivity. Try this stretching routine to get you moving!
Plyometrics is a category of movement which sees a rapid change in direction of forces, such as your foot hitting the floor when running and quickly propelling you onto the next step. In this article we discuss how plyometrics training works and how to get started.
The year is 1968 and Mexico City is due to host the Summer Olympic Games. The USA is beginning to build one of the most dominant track and field squads in Olympic History. We explore some sporting and political facts in this blog. Click to read more.