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Brain food to boost your running

By on in Health
Enhance your diet for a healthier brain and become a better runner in the process.

Your noggin is not only responsible for memory and cognition, it plays a critical role in dictating fatigue levels during a run. And just as fuelling the muscles is critical to performance, nourishing the brain with key nutrients boosts its overall function. The result? You feel more alert at your desk, ... 

Top food tips for a healthy heart

By News on in Health
Keep your ticker in shape and boost your running in the process with these heart-protective foods.

Heart disease is one of the leading causes of death for both men and women, and sadly being a runner doesn't automatically make you immune. 25 percent of heart attacks happen in people who don't smoke and have healthy cholesterol levels. The good news is exercise decreases your risk, as does ... 

Nutrition clinic: A beginner’s guide to fuelling your runs

By Dr James Morton on in Health
Dr James Morton goes over the fundamental principles of run fuelling for beginners.

Dr James Morton is the Senior Sports Nutritionist for Science in Sport (SiS), the leaders in endurance nutrition. He has led and collaborated in over 40 research papers and publications and is also Senior Lecturer in Exercise Metabolism & Nutrition at Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU). For those new to running, ... 

Slow Strength

By on in Health
Slow down the release of these five moves to train your body to run faster.

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Marathon Training - Boom and Bust

By Noel Thatcher, MBE, British paralympic runner, Physiotherapist on in Health
The perils of marathon training and how to avoid injury...

Usually as a running specialist physiotherapist there is a predictable pattern to the year. From mid February there is a steady increase in the number of runners targeting spring marathons phoning for appointments and the story usually goes something like, “I was doing really well until the end of January, ... 

How to reduce sitting time at work

By News on in Health
Greater scheduling flexibility helps workers be more active.

For health research watchers, 2013 will probably be remembered as the year that the negative effects of excess sitting, even for daily exercisers, gained widespread notice. Or, as we put it over the summer, sitting is the new smoking. A new study takes the next step in addressing the problem by ...  ... 

For beginners: Have I Reached a Training Plateau?

By Susan Paul on in Health
Training plateaus are not bad, they are a sign you need to change your plan.

Q: I have been running for about six months now and loving it. However, recently I feel stuck, like I'm going nowhere. I am not getting faster or any more fit. In fact, I almost feel like I'm going backwards. What's going on? - Steve A: When we begin running, we experience dramatic ... 

Aerobic exercise helps mental health in over 50s

By News on in Health
12 weeks study shows improved brain function and cognition

A new study in the journal Frontiers in Aging on Neuroscience found that people age 50 and older who did aerobic exercise may help keep their minds sharp as they age.For the study, 37 sedentary adults age 57 to 75 with normal brain health were randomly assigned to ...  Continue ... 

Nutrition clinic: overnight recovery

By Dr James Morton on in Health
Dr James Morton breaks down the science behind optimal post-run nutrition for the best recovery during the night.

Welcome to our nutrition blog by Dr James Morton, Senior Sports Nutritionist for Science in Sport (SiS), where he will be giving advice on nutrition, dispelling fuelling myths and offering his tips every month. If you have a sports nutrition question or area you'd like to see covered in the blog, ...  ... 

Gait analysis: is it for me?

By Noel Thatcher, MBE, British paralympic runner, Physiotherapist on in Health
Noel Thatcher discusses the ever changing world of gait analysis

Many running retailers and sports injury clinics now offer some form of gait analysis. This assessment of your running “style” or “technique” can take many forms and can range from someone watching you run down a corridor to the Run3D three-dimensional science and research based assessment we offer at Holly ... 

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