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What products do I personally use in my lifestyle and for training as a Masters Athlete

I am a self confessed gadgetaholic, I personally love tech!  I’ve tried a variation of every product you can think of over the years either in my personal life or for athletics.

Speed Strength Book Review – Just Fly Sports

Speed Strength Book Review – Just Fly Sports

If like me you’re an avid junkie on Athletic Performance Podcasts, you will of course come across the work done by Joel Smith under https://www.just-fly-sports.com/ and the now (as I Write this) #132 Podcasts, all with the same purpose of understanding what is performance and how to improve upon it! The Just Fly Sports Podcast, […]
Strength is Specific: The key to optimal strength training for sports by Chris Beardsley

Strength is Specific: The key to optimal strength training for sports by Chris Beardsley

I was informed about this book, Strength is Specific by Chris Beardsley from a fellow masters sprinter.  And I do have to say I was immediately hooked.  The book is well written and very informative.  Have you ever wanted to know how strength training transfers to sport? Do you want to be able to figure out which […]
2019 Nike Sprint Spikes

2019 Nike Sprint Spikes

Would you look at these beautiful things!?!?! So here they are, ahead of the normal schedule and strangely at the end of the summer season (Northern Hemisphere) the 2019 Nike Sprint Spikes Superfly Elite and the Ja-Fly Elite. In previous years you would find it hard to tell the plate apart either in person looking […]
2018 Sprint Spikes Review – Best for 2019

2018 Sprint Spikes Review – Best for 2019

Over this past summer I’ve purchased and used way too many sprint spikes!! So below is my review of them, and with a little knowledge, what should be the best spikes for sprinters in 2019 Adidas Adizero Prime SP, Nike Superfly Elite, Nike Ja-Fly Elite, Nike Zoom 400s, Brooks, New Balance Vazee Sigma. Lets start […]
Power Percussive Massager – TimTam

Power Percussive Massager – TimTam

Review of the TimTam Power Massager, and generally a  review of the concept of Power Percussive Massagers. If you’ve seen me in the last year at a competition then no doubt you heard me first! I’ve been using the TimTam percussive massager for the past year will some very good results. There is a reason […]
Best and Fastest Running Spikes: 2018

Best and Fastest Running Spikes: 2018

If Like me you are trying to be as fast as possible, jump the furthest or highest or simply last the longest.  When it comes to the track, its all about the footwear, the SPIKES!! But which Spikes are Best? The Best Spikes for 2018 Which are the spikes to make us all as fast […]
Firefly Recovery Review

Firefly Recovery Review

The use of Electrical Shocks for training purposes is nothing new to me at all; in fact I’ve used EMS pretty much since I started athletics ever since I read about it from Charlie Francis! And although the unit I have can be used (apparently) for recovery I admit I have never used it in […]
Strength Training for Speed, James Wild

Strength Training for Speed, James Wild

A recent addition and already a must have book for anyone wanting to develop speed with strength training. “Speed is integral to the successful performance of individuals and teams in most sports. Knowledge of the ways in which high-performance athletes train to develop this quality is highly sought after. Strength Training for Speed is a […]
Sports Speed by Dintiman and Ward

Sports Speed by Dintiman and Ward

This is one of the very first athletics training books I ever bought, and its still on my shelf! here’s why! “Reach your playing speed potential! As an athlete or coach who knows that faster is better, you’ll appreciate the advice offered in Sports Speed.” Sales Blurb from Dintiman and Ward Where to begin with […]

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