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)?...

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 and...

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...

Clean Eating- Good or Bad?

Clean Eating is everywhere these days - Especially used as an Instagram hashtag and on other Social Media. WHAT IS CLEAN EATING At its simplest, clean eating is about eating whole foods, or "real" foods — those that are un- or minimally processed, refined, and...

Basics of Good Running Form-Part I

 Understanding the basics of good running form will help your running in a number of ways: - Making your running more efficient - Conserve energy - Improve your pace - Can help avoid injury We will cover the basics of good running form in our session and we’ll video...

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...

So You Are Running a Marathon next year?

So you got into London marathon or maybe you decided to run Brighton or Paris marathon next year. You may have been running for a while but it’s the first time you are stepping up the distance. What should you do? You may have had a look at some training plans, most...

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...

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 looking...

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 rebuilding...