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Training – Plans and Principles.

I think we are agreed on this: Exercise is vital. Johnathan Shaw writes the following in the Harvard Magazine –

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Exercise and your Health – It’s Time to get Moving.

A new medical report came out this week, looking at the link between exercise and your health. It has some really important points on overall health and exercise, so I thought I would distil the pertinent points. The report is … Continue reading

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Winter does not mean that you should stop training.

Yes, our winters do get a bit cold, but compared with some northern hemisphere countries, we enjoy really mild winters. Despite this, a lot of athletes go into hibernation over winter. This blog is aimed at encouraging you to train through … Continue reading

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Age vs. Exercise.

You are getting older. I guess that is something that we loose sight of easily and don’t really want to be reminded of either. However, with the above point in mind, I want to look at a study done at the … Continue reading

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Getting Enought Sleep?

Got the feeling I might hit a bit of a nerve with this article. With our modern lifestyle, we have made it very difficult to switch off properly when we get home at night. Your cell phone has now made … Continue reading

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Motivation to Train.

“Nothing’s better than the wind to your back, the sun in front of you, and your friends beside you.” – Aaron Douglas Trimble “Every human being is the author of his own health or disease.” – Buddha 1. Take baby … Continue reading

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Good Running Practices.

At SBR Sport I do a number of Runners Leg Assessments each week. These consist of general flexion tests, a knee examination that checks for 9 different knee injuries e.t.c. I also place runners on our treadmill and measure rates … Continue reading

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Why you should run a half marathon.

It’s time to set some new running goals. Running a half marathon is a good goal to set. Here are some reasons – 1. Running is a relatively easy sport to get into. You will have an initial outlay as … Continue reading

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The Healthy Athlete.

In his book on endurance fitness entitled, “The Big Book of Endurance Training and Racing”, Dr Phil Maffetone speaks of the ‘unhealthy athlete’. A number of things can go wrong with athletes. Some of these include: a) The danger of … Continue reading

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