Tracking Calories & Macros-Why should I do it?

Are you trying to lose body fat/weight? There's various ways of going about this. One way of course would be to follow an exact meal plan to ensure that you stay within the calories that are allowed in your plan. This takes some thinking out of it, however it is also...

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...

We Offer Gift Certificates for Valentine’s Day, Birthdays & Other Special Occasions

Are you still looking for a Valentine's Gift for your spouse/partner? Why not give the gift of a massage We have Gift Certificates available for occasions such as Valentine's Day, Birthdays, Mother's Day etc 30min/45min and 60min Gift Certificates available Call...

Training ABCs-Heart Rate Zone & Energy Systems PART I

ENERGY SYSTEMS AND TYPES OF RUNS We all know that the food we eat represents our fuel. This point emphasises the important role that diet plays on your running routine and efficiency. But before it can be used as fuel, a conversion from stored carbohydrates, proteins...

Your first Marathon

Many of you will run their very first marathon in spring 2019. Be that London or one of the many others that are just as worthwhile doing, not as iconic as London maybe, but the sense of achievement once you have crossed the finish line will be the same 🙂 How should...

RUNNING WORKSHOP-JOIN THE MYPT RUNNING REVOLUTION

Together with Jolene Stammers, PT and running coach I will be coaching an 8 week Running Workshop at MYPTStudio. We will cover running from all different angles and are offering quite a unique course, which will benefit both the more experienced runner, who wants to...

What to do when you get low back pain

Statistics say that 80% of the population will at some stage in their life suffer from acute low back pain. So if you have never suffered from it you can count yourself pretty lucky. It used to be, and not until too long ago that your doctor would order you to have...

Basics of Good Running Form Part II

Continuing from last week's post, we'll talk about arm movement, foot placement and stride length Arm movement The degree of arm movement depends on the speed you go at. Efficient arm movement will give you additional momentum. Actively push your elbow back, as...

Marathon Training Tips

Whether or not you got a place in London marathon, if you're running any marathon next sprint it's probably a good time to start thinking about how to structure your training before your 16 week training plan kicks in from the end of this year. The better prepared you...

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)?...