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A Japanese Technique for Overcoming Laziness

27 January, 2017

How many times have you set yourself a goal or challenge and ended up failing to achieve it? Telling yourself that you’re not ready yet. That you’ll do it next week. Or next month. Or even next year. You may have even started with a good amount of zeal. But once you started putting in some effort, y...

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7 tips on how to stay motivated in your training

30 November, 2016

Whether you are an elite competitor, casual gym goer, weekend warrior, recreational runner, health and fitness buff, or newcomer to sport … all of us will experience a lack of motivation from time to time. It’s all part and parcel of a regular workout routine. What is motivation? Motivation is an in...

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Considerations for exercising in the heat

3 November, 2016

The physiological response of the body to heat When you exercise strenuously in even moderate heat, your body’s core temperature rises. In response, your blood flow is rerouted so more of it goes to your skin surface to help your body let off your internal heat, and you break a sweat (it is the evap...

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Lack of sleep can affect people in a myriad of negative ways.

The benefits of good sleep for exercise and fitness

28 September, 2016

You don’t grow in the gym; you grow in recovery. You also get faster, leaner and stronger whilst you recover, so it is perfectly reasonable to prioritise recovery in a training program. And recovery doesn’t mean simply drinking a protein shake, it means rest, and there is no better way to rest than...

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