THE BIG DAY

THE BIG DAY

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STRIDING EDGE

Every now and then I find it good to test myself and stretch the limits a little in training. This is where occasional ‘Big Days’ can be combined with a bit of adventure to give the perfect test of current endurance and most importantly to train the mind. Most important for the races I am training for where I know from experience that you will quit in your head long before the body is finished. It also gives a good chance to practice fueling and nutrition.

It just so happened that the end of a week 3 coincided with some amazing snowy and icy conditions in the hills of the Lake District, week 4 is recovery so what better time to throw in a big day. Read more

GUYS: AN INSTRUCTION MANUAL – HOW TO STAY YOUNG AND FIT

GUYS: AN INSTRUCTION MANUAL – HOW TO STAY YOUNG AND FIT

We like to say that age is only a number, however, when we see senior citizens in our country, who struggle to get on a bus by themselves, we begin to doubt these words. This is the question, in fact: are we doomed to gradually lose skeletal muscle mass? Anyone who works out at the gym knows that regular workouts keep our bodies in a good health. The added benefit is improved appearance – the muscles became tight, the complexion seems younger, we become more flexible and don’t struggle with everyday mobility issues, typically affecting people of mature age. However the devil is in the details: each age group is distinguished by a somewhat different metabolism – learn about these mechanisms and slow down the ageing process!

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The process of ontogenetic human development can be divided into three distinct stages: the growth of the organism, a period of stabilisation and the ageing stage. The divisions between them are very blurred, often not noticeable, and the age at which they occur can differ depending on individual genetic predispositions and lifestyle, which includes physical activity and nutrition. During the successive life stages Read more

STREET WORKOUT: MAKE THE STREET YOUR GYM!

STREET WORKOUT: MAKE THE STREET YOUR GYM!

INTERVIEW WITH INCREDIBLE HANNIBAL FOR THE KING!!!

Life tells us that sometimes it’s best to go straight to the roots. This was the concept before the latest type of exercise, based around the ancient callisthenics. Street workout is an alternative to training with weights. Even though it eliminates using dumbbells and barbells, it helps you build powerful muscles hard as steel. Your equipment is whatever you find on the street: bars, rails, playgrounds, walls, using just your own body weight. You too can look and train like Hannibal, the latest TREC TEAM athlete.
You need to be creative, well organised and consistent to use street workout. The system is based on Read more