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Lack of sleep and how it affects the brain

Ever wondered if burning the candle at both ends is bad for your health? Here’s a look at an experiment that highlights the issues associated with a lack of sleep.

Training hard requires adequate rest. Sleep (along with nutrition) is a major part of the post-workout recovery process. Getting enough sleep is vital, not only physiologically but psychologically as well, therefore it’s important to get a good balance between training hard and recovery. Power naps, weekend lie-ins and early nights can all help to make you fitter, healthier, happier and perform better.

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Are you bothered?

A lady in the local shop asked me today, “How can I stop eating rubbish?” My reply, “Have you tried?” “Errm…” “How long have you tried for? A

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What is my body fat percentage?

Most commercially available body fat monitors are very inaccurate. Industry standard Harpenden callipers cost £300 and they depend massively on the accuracy of the person

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The illusion of being “toned”

The lean and “toned” body that many females aspire to when they see it in a dress, actually looks a lot more “manly” (as some people who don’t get how it works would say) when pumped.

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Lack of sleep and how it affects the brain

Ever wondered if burning the candle at both ends is bad for your health? Here’s a look at an experiment that highlights the issues associated with a lack of sleep.

Training hard requires adequate rest. Sleep (along with nutrition) is a major part of the post-workout recovery process. Getting enough sleep is vital, not only physiologically but psychologically as well, therefore it’s important to get a good balance between training hard and recovery. Power naps, weekend lie-ins and early nights can all help to make you fitter, healthier, happier and perform better.

Read More »

Are you bothered?

A lady in the local shop asked me today, “How can I stop eating rubbish?” My reply, “Have you tried?” “Errm…” “How long have you tried for? A

Read More »

What is my body fat percentage?

Most commercially available body fat monitors are very inaccurate. Industry standard Harpenden callipers cost £300 and they depend massively on the accuracy of the person

Read More »

The illusion of being “toned”

The lean and “toned” body that many females aspire to when they see it in a dress, actually looks a lot more “manly” (as some people who don’t get how it works would say) when pumped.

Read More »

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