Strength and Conditioning for Runners

Strength and Conditioning for runners For many runners their training involves running and increasing the mileage and the speed work to see their race performance improve and achieve personal bests for their chosen distance. For some this training method will work but for the majority of runners this will lead to injury usually from overtraining,…

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September 27, 2016

Strength Training for Cyclists

Strength and Core Training for Cyclist and Option of Nutrition for performance and recovery Have you been inspired by Chris Froome’s Bronze medal in the mens time trial, would you like to improve your cycling performance, along with building cardiovascular fitness it is important to include specific strength, core and correct nutrition to improve performance…

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August 10, 2016

Summer Fitness

Summer Holiday Fitness You have spent months preparing for your holiday training hard and eating well, you now have the love of training and have noticed how good you feel eating nutritious food, or perhaps you are a person that trains everyday for a competitive sport such as running, triathlon, strength or aesthetics sports or…

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August 9, 2016
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Rainbows Ramble Warm Up

Darcy Fitness Warming Up The Rainbows Ramblers

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July 13, 2016

Loughborough Half Relay Team

Waking up this morning and knowing it was time for the relay, being a while since i have raced i did feel a little nervous but a few nerves are good to have, The weather looked dry a bit of a chill but almost perfect running conditions, after breakfast which for myself was Rude Health…

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April 13, 2016

Healthy Alternatives to Fast Food

I was in the seaside town of Scarborough recently. Like any coastal resort, I found a whole line of food stands and restaurants selling burgers, hot dogs and fish and chips. I often get asked by my clients about healthy alternatives to fast food, as they sometimes struggle to find them and so I decided…

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March 30, 2016
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March 29, 2016
Top 10k Training Tips

Top 10k Training Tips

Earlier this year I was asked by womensrunning.co.uk to write my to 10k training tips to be published on their website to coincide with the women’s running 10k series this Summer see below for the article on their website I had a place in the Nottingham Women’s 10k through 9bar I was 6th overall with…

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October 21, 2013
How Many Calories do I need ?

How Many Calories do I need ?

How Many Calories do I need? This question I get asked a lot, everybody’s calorie requirements is different depending on his or her lifestyle and exercise. We all have a basal metabolic rate which is what we require to maintain weight and to perform are daily activities and exercise. The way work out how many…

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October 21, 2013
How do I know if I am injured? This hurts what should I do?

How do I know if I am injured? This hurts what should I do?

How do I know if I am injured? This hurts what should I do? When we train whether it is weights, running or classes we cause small tears in our muscle tissue, which do repair this is why it is important we refuel properly after a workout and rest. Occasionally though we may lift a…

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October 21, 2013
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