Lee’s Plant-Based Diet Journey

As an athlete I am always looking for marginal gains. Everything from the latest training techniques and new kit technology right through to nutrition. I meticulously track and analyse every aspect of my training sessions, including my training performance, my heart-rate, run/ride pace, even things like quality of sleep leading up to a training session/ […]

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19 Reasons to Exercise

We’ve culled through the wealth of data on exercise and health to come up with this list of 19 solid reasons to work that body and/or mind of yours. Here’s the short and sweet on these impressive ways that exercise can keep you in the best possible shape. 1. Builds aerobic power. Your aerobic capacity […]

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6 Mental Health Benefits from Exercising

Ever notice that after your morning workout you feel less stress and energized? Exercise has numerous benefits on your mental well-being. It improves your mood, fights fatigue, promotes endorphins and self-confidence. If you want to feel better and live longer, leave your excuses at home and get your health on the right track – start […]

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How to get Fitter with Rest

Rest and recovery is an essential part of any workout routine. Your after-exercise recovery routine has a big impact on your fitness gains and sports performance and allows you to train much more effectively. Unfortunately, most people don’t have an after exercise recovery plan. Here are some tips to get your post-workout plans on track. […]

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How To Exercise In Summer Heat

1. Plan when in the day to exercise Maybe the most simple, but also important advice is to choose the right time of day to exercise. When temperatures are reaching high 20’s or even goes into their 30’s it is smart to either head out early in the morning or late at night when temperatures […]

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The Benefits of an Online Personal Trainer

You’re skeptical about this new “online personal training” idea. Well, we’re here to tell you that the benefits of an online personal trainer vastly outweigh the disadvantages. With upsides like the cost-effectiveness and real, trackable results, there’s no reason why you shouldn’t give it a shot! Here are a few more advantages, listed in detail, […]

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Gut Health – Pro and Prebiotics

It’s become increasingly clear in recent years what the next major area of exploration in human health and performance will be, and the answer might surprise you: the gut! I’m not talking about belly fat, although as you’ll see, that is part of the conversation. Research shows that the bacteria located within your gastrointestinal tract—also […]

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Should I workout with a cold?

A recent study indicates that exercising moderately while you have a common cold doesn’t affect the severity or duration of the symptoms. It’s a widely accepted notion that exercising and keeping in shape will reduce your risk of getting sick, but nothing has been previously documented to demonstrate whether working out while suffering from a […]

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