Every year a multitude of people throw themselves into a new training regime, determined to shed those extra kilos and feel healthier and more energetic. These are the reasons why most people exercise. Sadly every year a large percentage of these give up – either because they got injured or burnt themselves out by… Continue reading Training is not about punishing your body.
For the month of April, I am offering free comprehensive fitness tests at the White Horse Leisure Centre. The test will include; Body composition (weight, body fat, muscle mass, hydration, metabolic age, bone mass, visceral fat level etc.) Waist to hip ratio. Blood pressure and resting heart rate. Postural analysis and movement screening. Cardiovascular fitness.… Continue reading Free detailed fitness test with report and recommendations.
These days we hear everywhere about the benefits of high intensity training – ‘more work done in less time’, ‘more calories burnt during and after exercise’, ‘get fitter faster’, ‘work hard for 45 minutes and you’ve earned yourself that bottle of wine or bar of chocolate’ – these are some of the supposed benefits of… Continue reading The benefits of high intensity training??
You are not a duck! If there is one postural defect that is most likely to cause you both injury and loss of performance it is the duck footed stance pictured above. And yet, if you observe the general population you will note that a vast number of people, if not the majority, adopt this… Continue reading You are not a duck!
It is becoming increasingly clear that sitting for extended periods is one of the most dangerous activities that we can undertake as human beings. The World Health organisation ranks sitting too much as the fourth biggest preventable killer globally, causing an estimated 3.2 million deaths annually. It increases the risk of heart disease, diabetes, cancer,… Continue reading Death by Sitting!