Our body is a marvellous machine, but our day-to-day lifestyle can take its toll on our ability to maximise performance. In the first of a series of talks, Vitfor Strength & Conditioning Coach, Byron Spence, explains how we test for the disfunction and asymmetries that can manifest and the steps you can take to improve the quality of your strength and conditioning sessions.
From drinking too much water, to mixing carb drinks with hydro tabs, there are many mistakes that athletes make when it comes to balancing their fuel and hydration needs. Here, Precision Hydration Expert, Andy Brodziak, explains why hydration and managing sodium loss is so important and provides some practical steps that you can take today to monitor your own hydration needs.
Whilst many of us would see Couch to 5k as challenge enough, having come that far, Matt Gibson, decided to add a few zeros to the goal. Now, after countless marathons, ultra-marathons, triathlons, epic bike rides and even a World Record or two, Matt reflects on his five year journey through the world of endurance sports.
New friends, new routes, new kit, great advice and schooling in group etiquette are all good reasons to continue cycling with your club. But, if you really want to know what you're capable of, it could be holding you back. Here are 5 reasons to start your own structured training plan.