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Cycling has traditionally been regarded as one of the healthiest sports around
Why cooling your hands provides performance benefits in hot conditions
Why hot-weather training is a delicate balance between staying cool and hydrated while performing at a competitive level
Athlete physiology: research suggests there are positive health implications of being both fat and fit!
The risks of chronic diseases are lower in the fat-fit athletes
The effects sports and fitness training has on our metabolic rate and calorific needs
Muscles and muscle fibre
Achilles Tendonitis: treatment and prevention
The role of muscles and muscle fibre in sprinting
Core stability training
Your core (back and abdominal muscles) are key to optimum sports performance. This area acts as a transmission, allowing your limbs to exert maximum force and power. A weak core can lead to reduced sports performance, as it may not allow you to direct all the power you’re generating where you need – through the track, for example, if you are a sprinter.
The relationship between the athlete, diabetes and sport
Training the right energy system in relation to your sport will ensure optimum performance. By John Shepherd.
The right management strategy can help diabetic athletes to continue to train and compete
Fat oxidation through intense exercise
Heart rate variability analysis – a training tool you can’t ignore
Brain over brawn – CNS training for enhanced performance
How climbers can prepare effectively for living and exercising at altitude
Heart Rate Monitors may not be the best way to predict VO2 Max and monitor overtraining
Understanding your Energy Systems for Endurance and Speed Training
How visual acuity and auditory signals can affect your performance in sport.
Can body fat loss and lean muscle gain be targeted with nutritional supplements?
Body type training – are we slaves to our ‘body type’ genes?
Oxygen kinetics – start smart for a mean finish!
Effects of maximal exercise on the brain
Comparison of standing balance in dancers and football players
New methods of monitoring elite rowers
Recipe for the perfect rower
The effects of face-cooling during hyperthermic exercise
Danger: slouching will cause back injuries, damaging your sport and your health