Browsing Archive: June, 2013

Blog 4: Race Week is here!

Posted by on Sunday, June 16, 2013, In : Road Race 

As we enter our final week before the race, at this stage you should have tapered your training and are in the final stages of your preparation. Physically I'm hoping you have the hard yards done, and we should now be spending this week on the mental preparation needed to get through the race.

As well as this, there are a few other dos and don'ts we should try keep in mind this week:

  • Don't try and squeeze in any last minute runs, you will only make yourself sore and put yourself at risk o...

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Blog 3- 'Fit mean that Feel Good Factor'

Posted by on Tuesday, June 11, 2013, In : Road Race 


Fit mean that Feel Good Factor.

This week I'd like to focus on that strange but wonderful feeling we (should) get from training.

Throughout my personal training  sessions ( as point of interest ) I will always ask my clients to tell me how they feel before and after each session, simply by telling me, or by writing it down. This in turn helps me to focus on motivating my clients to reach their goals and targets.

This is one response I thought Id share with you, from a clie...

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Blog 2: The Importance of Recovery

Posted by on Sunday, June 2, 2013, In : Road Race 
Hey Folks, this weeks blog is about the importance of recovery, I believe there are two parts to this, physical recovery and mental recovery. This week I will focus on the physical. 

Getting the right recovery after exercise is essential for muscle and tissue repair and strength building. This is even more critical after a heavy weight training session. A muscle needs anywhere from 24 to 48 hours to repair and rebuild and working it again too soon simply leads to tissue breakdown instead of bu...

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