The Importance of Recovery after training

  Is there such a thing as exercising too much? Can our bodies get stressed from exercising too often or for too long? While a consistent, high intensity workout routine may provide benefits for those people looking to lose body fat and increase their strength...

How Sleep Affects Our Recovery From Training

  When we sleep we recover from the day's physical stresses, work, training etc. The body repairs damaged tissue and builds stronger muscle. Human Growth Hormone is a natural hormone  released into the bloodstream, and it is responsible for the recovery and...

Why You Should Plan Your Run Training

  You can find many different plans online and if you wish you can adjust them so that they fit your circumstances or you can have a running coach prepare a plan for you that is very much bespoke and reflects your goals, circumstances and which addresses any...

5 Reasons Why You Should Consider Working Out With a Personal Trainer

There are many different reasons and goals people have for coming to the gym. Do you understand how to achieve those goals? Do you know what it needs to get there? Here's some reasons why you may want to consider doing at least some of your workouts with a Personal...

Marathon Training-How to set goals and chose a training plan

Goals will differ from person to person, you may be a seasoned runner looking for a Personal Best or you may have just started running and the challenge is to finish the marathon. Goals You can still have a time target in mind if it is your first marathon, but be...

CHRISTMAS GIFT CERTIFICATES

Our Christmas Gift Certificates are now available to purchase. We offer standard Gift Certificates for 30 and 60min massages (for purchase at £25/£40, valued at normal price of £27/£45), however if you have a particular wish, i.e. a Gift Certificate covering a package...

Tracking macros- How to do it

Last week's blog covered why we might want to track our calories when trying to lose body fat. Calories are always king and you firstly need to be in a calorie deficit to lose weight/bodyfat Why would you want to track the macronutrients as well (protein/fats/carbs)?...

Hiring now-Looking for Osteopath (Chiropractor), Physiotherapist and Podiatrist

  We're looking for an Osteopath Podiatrist and a Physiotherapist to join our expanding Clinic in East Croydon. MYPTtherapy is ideally lo...cated on the premises of MYPTstudio, within walking distance of public transport links in the centre of Croydon. We are...

4 Reasons Why You Should Follow Your Therapists Advice

A good therapist should guide you all the way back to full fitness and health after an injury. This includes prescribing you certain homecare advice, such as exercises, stretching, icing etc. So here's 4 reasons why you should follow your therapists advice especially...

Why Runners Should Do Strengthtraining

During your base training in the weeks and months before marathon training starts is the best time to start strength training if you aren’t already doing so.  During marathon training you can concentrate on maintaining that strength. WHY STRENGTH TRAIN? Most runners...