The Importance Of Magnesium

Importance of magnesium

Magnesium is often termed the “master mineral” and  is one of the six essential macro-minerals that comprise 99% of the body’s mineral content. Magnesium deficiency is one of the most common nutritional problems in the world today, yet it is the single most important mineral for maintaining electrical balance and metabolism in our bodily cells. […]

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The Importance Of Sleep

The importance of sleep

In order to facilitate optimal functioning, it is important that athletes and beginner trainees take on board the importance of sleep hygiene, and it’s impact on training and performance. Educating athletes on the importance of sleep should ideally be implimented by teachers of strength and conditioning as a matter of course, in order to optimise […]

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The Importance Of Conditioning

Strength and conditioning

As I’ve gotten older and the long term addiction to strength above all else, has waned, I have revised my training schedule and priorities. Whilst maintaining, or at least slowing the decline of my physical strength is important, it is no longer paramount. I have become more aware, and appreciative of  the importance of conditioning. […]

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Are Supplements Necessary ?

Are supplements necessary

Adults generally purchase dietary supplements because they believe them to be beneficial to health, improve their general well being, give them more energy, and prevent or treat disease. Some athletes take supplements in order to improve physical performance or body composition. Growth in the use of supplements has gradually but steadily increased and looks set […]

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6 Supplements To Optimise Physical Performance

optimise physical performance

The sport supplement industry is stacked with products that claim to optimise physical performance and give athletes an edge and/or improve their recuperative ability. Due to less than stringent regulatory practices a manufacturer can make claims for their products that will never in reality  stack up but will probably drain your wallet. Below however are […]

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