Saturday, 28 September 2013

Coaches - Create independent athletes

In this article Dr. Matt long and Jamie French speak to national coach mentor Malcolm Fenton about coach-dependent athletes.

The Art of Running Downhill

In this article Dr. Matt Long spends time with two-time 'national' winner Eamonn Martin in examining how to run downhill efficiently in races.

Thursday, 26 September 2013

Electronic Muscle Massagers

Most people carry a great deal of tension in the neck or leg area of the body, and they frequently experience unbearable pain. A specialized electronic massager will release all that negative tension, helping the user to relax. Does an electronic muscle massager really work?

Wednesday, 18 September 2013

How to build endurance when training

In this article Courtney Gordner, a freelance writer,  looks at how to develop your endurance with aerobic and anaerobic training.

Wednesday, 11 September 2013

The evidence for increasing cycling endurance with supplements

Whether you are professional athlete or a weekend warrior, as a distance cyclist you will no doubt be interested in ways to maximise your endurance. While there are steps you can take towards this through modifying your dietary intake to ensure you have the optimal balance of carbohydrates and protein, adequate fluid on board and a rich supply of performance enhancing micronutrients, there is a lot of interest around the role that various supplements can play in promoting cycling endurance. However, as clinical studies show, some of these are more effective than others. Here we review some of the recent scientific literature that relates to the nutritional components of supplements and which may be of benefit to endurance cyclists.