Tagged with walking

Part 2: Beginners Outdoor Training

Part 2: Beginners Outdoor Training

Hello, welcome back, so how did you get on with your first taste of outdoor training? The time has come to move things along and challenge the system a little more. So I’m going to outline the next level with a new set of exercises. Each one will be slightly more advanced than the previous … Continue reading

Part 1: Beginners Outdoor Training

Part 1: Beginners Outdoor Training

Now you’ve made the decision to head outdoors to train, it’s time to get some structure into your session. As a regular gym goer you’ll probably have your own routine and level you feel comfortable with, certainly an idea of what stage you’re at in terms of what you deem hard or easy. So lets … Continue reading

7 Minute Work Out

7 Minute Work Out

I recently read an interesting article titled “7 minutes to get fit” with the catch line “Do twice a week. Job done”. Instantly I was intrigued, fit in two 7min sessions, this ought to be good, or too good to be true. So I began to read. Studies have found you don’t need to spend … Continue reading

Avoid HARM for acute injuries (TOP TIPS)

Avoid HARM for acute injuries (TOP TIPS)

Avoid HARM for acute injuries After injuring yourself it can be difficult to know what to do. Do you use, ice or heat? Rest or movement? Elevation or massage? The asnwers to these questions are found in the type of injury that you have sustained. Acute Injuries An acute injury is an injury with a … Continue reading

Exercise Calculator & Exercise Types

Courtesy of 24 hour fitness check out this amazing ‘Exercise Calculator’. By answering these simple questions you can choose the best type of exercise for your needs…simple! Good exercise hunting everyone, and take care. Thanks for viewing. Tom

Neuromuscular Control – What does it mean???

Neuromuscular Control – What does it mean???

Neuromuscular Control – What Does it mean? Neuromuscular control is certainly a complex procedure undertaken by the body but this has been made easier to understand by Vern Gambetta, a top performance coach from the U.S. Great reading and this will certainly improve that understanding of movement. Movement is quite simple and from that wonderful … Continue reading

Top Tips for Eccentric Training & Tendinopathy

Top Tips for Eccentric Training & Tendinopathy

Eccentric Training for Tendinopathy Injuries: Eccentric training is a form of training in which the muscle is worked as it lengthens. In contrast, concentric training involves a muscle working as it shortens. A good example of these can be observed within a bicep curl – as the elbow bends the biceps work concentrically and the … Continue reading

10,000 Steps

10,000 Steps

10,000 STEPS A DAY: “10,000 steps a day keeps the doctor away” How many steps do you walk each day? Maybe you have heard the guidelines about walking 10,000 steps per day. How far is 10,000 steps anyway? The average person’s stride length is approximately 2.5 feet long. That means it takes just over 2,000 … Continue reading