Strength & Conditioning

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New Year, New Me: Making it Stick

January is the most popular month of the year to try and start new exercise routines. February is the most likely month to stop. On average it takes 66 days to build a new habit, so those first few weeks are the hardest. Find out how to make it stick in our new blog.

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How Different Tissues in Our Body Respond to Running

What happens to muscles, bones, and tendons when they are optimally loaded Vs what happens when we overload them? Physiotherapist Henry Clarke discusses the impact on our tissues when we run or perform impact exercise.

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Blood Flow Restriction and Me: What is BFRT and How Can it Help?

Blood flow restriction training is a rehabilitation tool that when used correctly, can have a huge influence on maintaining muscle size and strength following an injury or a prolonged period of inactivity.

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Let’s Talk About: Training

The word training’ can have some bad connotations; it’s too hard, It’s for professional athletes only, it’s too time consuming. But the truth is, training is simply the term used to help us get from point A, to point B.

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Obesity & Weight Loss: The struggles & how to overcome them

Since the government linked obesity with COVID-19 risk factors, weight-loss seems to be the topic on everyone’s minds. With conflicting information available at the touch of a button, S&C Coach Andy Reay wants to set the record straight.

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Principles & Use of Endurance Periodisation post COVID-19

When your usual goals, races and events are not in sight, it can be difficult to focus on endurance training. Structuring your endurance periodisation plan will help to get the most out of your training during lockdown by becoming stronger and faster.

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Multidirectional Fitness and Return to Sport

Over the last few months we’ve seen many people turn to HIIT workouts and running to keep their fitness levels up during lockdown. Whilst this is great, if you are planning on returning to sport, there are specific aspects you need to train for before going back at 100%.

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Training, It’s All About Density

Knowing how to achieve your training goals can be confusing. Increasing training load safely is often neglected with the focus being feeling as tired as possible’. S&C Coach, Chris McCann, explains how executing the right increase in your training can make all the difference.