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coaching masters athletes

Faster, Higher, Stronger! not just for the young!

Do you want to Improve your Performance?

In the world of Masters Track what do we need to be aware of to improve our performance?

Well here I hope to not only find out for myself but also share that with everyone else. Ranging from fully tested and proved training ideas to far out concepts if I can find it ill be sure to test it and then share that concept or idea with you all to benefit too.

In my view the better masters track performances become the more spotlight the sport gets! And that is a good thing for everyone.

How Long to Benefit From a Workout?

How Long to Benefit From a Workout?

Recovery = benefit and good scheduling = good training As a seasoned Masters Athlete, you probably follow a well-designed training program that includes a mix of key types of workouts. And you’ve read our info on the de-training affect! As a serious Masters Athlete taking care of your body and wanting to improve every area […]
Factors Affecting your Recovery

Factors Affecting your Recovery

How Inflammation Affects Your Workout Muscle inflammation is a gift; that achy feeling is our body’s way of telling us to back off and let it heal so it can make us stronger. That one little gem has really changed the way I think about exercise soreness and inflammation. I now look at it as […]
Training for a Marathon, plan, gear and nutrition

Training for a Marathon, plan, gear and nutrition

No Matter what age you are or where you are from, the Marathon is world renowned and here is a guide to help you prepare and get the best time you can! How to train for a marathon. How To Train For A Marathon Pure Sports Medicine’s Dean Sutton and Neil Smith explain how tackling […]
Got no time? Do the 7-Minute Workout!

Got no time? Do the 7-Minute Workout!

Struggling to get a workout in? well there is no real excuse, do the 7 minute workout! It’s been four years since researchers from the Johnson & Johnson Human Performance Institute in Orlando first published a series of 12 exercises that became a fitness craze known as the 7-Minute Workout. After the workout was first reported […]
How exercise in old age prevents the immune system from declining

How exercise in old age prevents the immune system from declining

Highly active elderly people can boost their immune systems to protect against infection, according to research. Doing lots of exercise in older age can prevent the immune system from declining and protect people against infections, scientists say. They followed 125 long-distance cyclists, some now in their 80s, and found they had the immune systems of […]
Leg stiffness and sprinting – Drop Jumps

Leg stiffness and sprinting – Drop Jumps

Stiff legs make for faster sprinting   Utilising the drop jump to improve sprinting speed by increasing leg stiffness. If you look at a top-class sprinter in full-flight in slow-motion you’ll see that any degree of bending at the knee joint after ground contact on foot-strike in terms of an absorbent reaction is virtually non-existent. […]
Marathon Training Plan

Marathon Training Plan

The ultimate challenge has been accepted! now you want to compete a Marathon! Well hopefully the below plan can get your started along the way.  Marathon Training Plan. How do you know what marathon time you should aim for? “If you have run a marathon or even a half marathon before you should have a […]
Lactic acid for more testosterone

Lactic acid for more testosterone

If you end a strength training session with high reps set so that your muscles produce extra lactic acid, it’s likely to increase your natural testosterone production. Lactic acid increases testosterone production through the Leydig cells. If you end a strength training session with a high reps set so that your muscles produce extra lactic […]
Sitting in a Sauna can raise Human Growth Hormone HGH!

Sitting in a Sauna can raise Human Growth Hormone HGH!

I spent the new year holidays tucked away in the woods and hills in my very own log cabin. with the wonderful use of Sauna and this reminded me of a paper I read a long time ago about HGH and heat response, and so I have dug up this article. Its important to remember […]

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