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6 Top Tips for Athletes Nutrition

1: Periodise Nutrition and Training Together Hard training day = high calories and carbs. Rest = lower calorie and carbs. Ensure you eat for performance. That means increase your…

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12 Tips for Your Best Nights Sleep Ever

Sleep is the best supplement athletes can take. Here’s 12 ways to have you best nights sleep ever 1: Avoid Exercise …<2hours before bed. Training stimulates the sympathetic nervous…

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3 Ways to Reduce Hamstring Injuries

6-25% of injuries in sport are hamstring related (% depends on sport) (Heiderscheit et al., 2010). Potentially making it the most common injury in sport. Here’s 3 ways to…

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The 3 Easiest Ways to Build a Conditioning Base

Is your HR isn’t below 60pm? If it’s not, you don’t need to be doing sprints until you’re sick. Here’s 3 aerobic conditioning methods you should be using instead:…

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Create your own Speed Session in 4 Steps

The best way to get fast is to sprint. But what should a session look like? Here’s the how you can create your own in 4 steps: SESSION PREPARATION…

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Athletes Sleep: 7 studies that will shock you into sleeping

Athletes – stop bragging about your 4am workouts. Coaches – stop telling athletes “recovery is important” then force them to get up at 5am to train. Sleep is the…

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Do you really need to deload?

Planned deloads should not be necessary in a programme. Why are planned deloads not needed? A well constructed programme operates within an athlete’s recovery ability. Follow the minimal effective…

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3 Ways Athletes Can Develop Explosive Speed

Do these and you’ll get faster. Simple. 99% of athletes aren’t doing these basics: 1. Sprint Weekly Pick your low hanging fruit. Most aren’t. How to train acceleration: –…

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Strength Training is as Effective as Stretching at Improving Flexibility.

“If you want to be flexible, you need to stretch” “Lifting weights makes you stiff” Wrong. Afonso et al. (2021) conducted a meta-analysis review assessing the effects of strength…

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