Tabata Workouts

Tabata training, also known as the Tabata Protocol, is new type of high intensity interval training designed to get your heart rate up in that very hard anaerobic zone for short periods of time. ... 20 seconds of a very high intensity exercise (e.g., sprints) 10 seconds of rest. Because it's a hard and fast … Continue reading Tabata Workouts

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How to Train for that First Obstacle Course Run

Okay so you've signed up to that 'event', everyone at work is doing it, it's something called 'Pretty Muddy' or 'Tough Mud something' and you've been told that it'll be fun, just a bit of jogging, some obstacles but mostly just having a laugh with everyone, don't worry, we're are doing it as a group, … Continue reading How to Train for that First Obstacle Course Run

Calves, Why Do We Not Train Them?

Why is that when we start taking up a sport, for example, running, we only ever think of going running to get better at it? Why do we think that to get better at running that we should just increase our miles or increase speed or gradient, to help us get better at running? Why … Continue reading Calves, Why Do We Not Train Them?

Shoulder Training – The Forgotten Hero Part 2

Following on from my last post on tips for protecting the shoulders, below I have listed some of the exercises that can help strength your shoulders, reduce the possibility of shoulder impingement or shoulder pain. 1. Already Suffering with Shoulder Pain? If you are already suffering with shoulder pain then I advise that you go … Continue reading Shoulder Training – The Forgotten Hero Part 2

The Importance of a Training Plan…

It's January and you've joined a gym, they have shown you around and then given you a basic induction program, sent you on your way and now, well now, you are starting to feel a bit lost, standing there in the middle of the gym wondering what to do next. Questions start pop into your head, … Continue reading The Importance of a Training Plan…