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Use the other side

Most of us are born with one favourite side, whether it’s their left or right.  So we go on with life using our strong side to do many tasks such as kicking a ball and painting amazing art.  But what happens when that side gets injured in some way or another?  Or even for some […]

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Running the knee down

We all know you need your knees for a lot of things, whether it’s bending down to pick something up, running, walking or even flexing your quads in front of the mirror to see your progress and not to impress the girl next to you.  However this little bone can unfortunately get ill too just […]

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Avoid congesting the tunnels!

Yeah you think I’m talking about cars but unfortunately you’d be wrong!  As interesting as it is talking about traffic jams at 6 pm rush this sort of congestion is far more microscopic. I am actually going to ramble on about cardiovascular disorders, one in particular – atherosclerosis! Atherosclerosis (very hard to spell) is a […]

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The gym away from the gym

Summer’s approaching and that means the sun’s come out to play, clear blue skies and hot beautiful weather.  Wish I could say the same for the UK!  Obviously everyone wants to take a summer holiday either with friends or family, just to get out and experience some new hot spots and tour around and why […]

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Fast Food

Yum fast foods all those KFC chickens and McDonalds burgers!  Drive through after a hard day at work because you cannot be bothered or too tired to cook yourself is probably a good choice right ?  Wrong!  Yes I am talking about fast food but why do people suddenly think about those fast food places? […]

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Multitasking for strength

‘I’m a woman so I can multitask’ is a very common phrase that lots of people hear!  Just to be clear – I’m not a woman I was just quoting it. However, if you really think about it, both men and women multitask.  Do you ever do listen to music whilst revising or do you […]

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Push that extra mile

It’s all good going to the gym and having a session, coming out feeling like you’ve done a good job whilst downing your protein shake.  But have you really had a good session or are you just telling yourself that ? It all boils down to your state of mind.  Let me just paint you […]

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Food – Fasting – Fat

Let’s face it, we all love food! Whether it be a healthy meal or a dessert we do enjoy what we put in our gobs.  So what we eat determines what happens in our internal systems and this determines our appearance.  This can have either a brilliant or an adverse affect on our appearance.  However, […]

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Essential Mineral – Magnesium

We know that protein, fats and carbohydrates are important for our growth and development.  We also know that proteins help us build and repair muscles, fats a major constitute of our body and carbohydrates our main energy source.  However, we disregard our essential vitamins and minerals and pay no attention to them.  It’s like paying […]

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Deep breaths – The key to performance

Now I don’t care what you are doing whether you are hitting a punchbag, running a 100 meter sprint, dead lifting a cow or doing yoga..YOU HAVE TO BREATH! Yeah I know this sounds strange and pretty obvious that yes breathing is compulsory and we don’t need to think about it….or do we ? Let’s […]

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