The heart is a muscle that works from the day we’re born to the day we die. It’s one of the hardiest organs in the body, working non-stop for decades, and it’s important to try and keep the heart at […]
Apart from the physical health benefits of jogging or running, there are also numerous psychological benefits. Some of these include the following: increased mental flexibility, confidence, stress relief as well as the emotional boost of the runner’s high.
As much as we might want to believe otherwise, when it comes to considering and including those with disabilities, society falls shamefully short. We are ignorant of the everyday hurdles that those with disabilities have to face as beyond the […]
We all know that the benefits of a healthy diet are impressive and lifechanging for all the right reasons. It can help you lose weight, ensure that you have the energy to get through the day and even give your […]
Carving out time to exercise may be challenging. The most important thing that you need to do is to squeeze in any amount of exercise whenever you can. However, if you want to optimise your workouts in order to get […]
Being an athlete comes with inherent challenges, especially if you’re competing at a high level. Disabled athletes face the same obstacles but can also come up against difficulties relating to their disability.
Knowing when to eat and what to eat can have huge implications for the efficacy of your workouts. You need to understand the strong tie between eating and exercise and how they are part-and-parcel of maintaining yourself at your physical […]
An athlete’s body – whether they be disabled or able-bodied – is like a car. It needs high-quality fuel in order to run properly and perform at it’s optimum. While fuel for a car is either petrol or diesel, fuel […]
Nutritional science has come a long way in the last two hundred years; where once many young sailors and soldiers died of scurvy, we now know that it was a lack of Vitamin D. But this is only the tip […]
We often hear about inflammation, and it’s a topic that has gained some notoriety in the last few years as we’ve learned more about it. But we simply don’t put enough focus on how important inflammation is when it comes […]