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How to programme your own workout effectively

How to programme your own workout effectively

There are so many ways to structure your workouts these days and variety is definitely key to keeping things interesting. Having a specific guide can ensure you are getting the most from your workouts. There are a few fundamental moves that should form the basis of...

Running Series: Injury rehab & prevention

Running Series: Injury rehab & prevention

This is the final instalment (for now) in the recent Running Series. If you want to read previous posts you can read all about warm ups, cool downs, strength training, running postnatally, core &hip strengthening here. So today we are talking about probably the...

Can Pilates be beneficial in football?

Can Pilates be beneficial in football?

This week the Premier Football League returned to fixtures, albeit behind closed doors to fans. The current Covid-19 Pandemic dramatically impacted competitive leagues with players forced to train in solitude for the past three months. Not only does this effect skills...

All the tips for relaxation

All the tips for relaxation

Wherever you are in the world, whatever you have going on right now, I'm sure relaxation time could be helpful. As we start to move through this phase of easing this lockdown of 2020, I wanted to bring together resources from the website that may help in small ways....

Running series: Core & Hip

Running series: Core & Hip

I've been researching and writing a Running Series for the blog and this week's topic is Core & Hip strength for runners. You can read previous posts on Strength Training for Runners, Running Warm Ups, Running Cool Downs, and Returning to Running Postnatally here....

How much do you know about pilates?

How much do you know about pilates?

The other week I hosted a Pilates Quiz for my regular class clients as I was simply missing chatting to them and it would be a nice way to catch up with them outside of our online classes. I also said I'd post the winner a brand new resistance band too to assist their...

Running series- cooling down

Running series- cooling down

I'm currently writing a Running series for the blog on all things running related to improve your training and provide useful tips. You can read the previous posts on Warming Up here, and on Strength Training Prescription for Runners here. Today's post is on the Cool...

Lockdown essentials

Lockdown essentials

With everyone staying at home, working from home, and just generally having more time to "think" about things lately, I've put together my most recent list of items on my radar. These are unprecedented times and sometimes a little treat to perk you up goes a long way....

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