Eat, Sleep, Stretch, Repeat : The Golden Rules of Recovery

The long and winding road to your fitness dreams comes at a bit of a price… We have all been there: waking up the morning after cracking out your best session yet, only to come to the sickening realisation that walking up and down the stairs is going to be harder than Frodo & Sam’sContinue reading “Eat, Sleep, Stretch, Repeat : The Golden Rules of Recovery”

Revolutionise Your Running : Learning to Love Endurance

A couple of years ago, I wandered through the door of my Granny’s house, sweating like a pig, having just run for an hour and a half in the pouring rain of Cornish summertime. Despite being soaked to the bone, I had a huge grin on my face, making for my family to question myContinue reading “Revolutionise Your Running : Learning to Love Endurance”

Fitness V Festivities : A Guide to Avoiding the Seasonal Sabotage

It’s that time of year again, folks; time to stick the turkey in the oven, crack out the family boardgame box, and raise a glass to the year’s just past. Switching from our usual, routine lives to the ‘Xmas Spirit’  is a great opportunity to wind down, relax and indulge ourselves to reset the system. However,Continue reading “Fitness V Festivities : A Guide to Avoiding the Seasonal Sabotage”

The Great Carb Conundrum : Squashing Myths & Breaking Truths

If you have any interest at all in health and fitness, then you will have no doubt had the “cut carbs, lose weight” mantra heavily engrained on the brain. Traditionalists in the industry have tended to demonize carbohydrates for a variety of different reasons, which has given rise to the popular yet restrictive diets ofContinue reading “The Great Carb Conundrum : Squashing Myths & Breaking Truths”

Interval Training : What, Why & How?

Interval training has been a mainstay in the world of fitness for the past century. From marathoners to bodybuilders, to the Average Joe wanting to shed a bit of timber, using interval training has been a key weapon in the athlete’s armoury since the beginning of the 20th century. Since I myself use various typesContinue reading “Interval Training : What, Why & How?”

The Power of Plants : Vegetarian Sports Nutrition

“How do you get your protein if you just eat broccoli and salad?”That age-old question we humble Veggies get on a daily basis… With so many debates kicking about the world of fitness , it is hard to know what is true and what is myth when it comes to plant-based diets. The media isContinue reading “The Power of Plants : Vegetarian Sports Nutrition”