June , 2020
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.
At the elite level many only compete in sport to win, it’s not about the taking part that counts it’s playing to win. In this series we explore where the will to win was so strong in some it took them beyond what was legal, with today's focus being on the biggest ethical violation in sports history.
If you're human, you have stress in your life! Even the most wonderful occasions can bring moments of tension, such as a family holiday or attending a sports game of your favourite team. Therefore it is inevitable that athletes will experience stress and at times high levels of it! Read on to see how practising deep breathing can help to combat stress and benefit you as an athlete.
Developing single leg power is a key component of sports performance, you might not notice it when watching your favourite player or team but nearly every minute of a game someone is performing a single limb movement explosively. Read on to find out where to begin for single leg development.