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12 tips from Paul for temporary higher mileage Paul on 02 May in

The 3 core areas Paul on 22 March in Essentials

Understanding the structure of your health, fitness and wellbeing is very important. It allows you to see the context of everything you do for it and it helps you see the links and find the gaps. There are three areas which form the foundation of it …

Paul's 15 minute walk progressions Paul on 05 January in Essentials

What you’re about to discover here is really great when you need to build strength endurance in your hips, legs and feet. You might be getting back on your feet after injury, or maybe you need to build some foundation condition prior to heavier …

South Downs Way Relay 2019 Paul on 04 July in Inspiration & Adventure

The South Downs Way Relay has become one of the highlights of my running year. 48 teams from the South Downs region were running this year in this invite-only event. This was the third time I ran it and the excitement hasn't lessened. It's always …

Recognising progress Paul on 25 July in Essentials

Being able to recognise progress will help support your improvement in any area of development. In most cases a goal for rehab or sports performance may require a big change from where you are to where you want to be. This implies that you will not …

Which nutritional supplements do I use? Paul on 25 July in Essentials

People often ask me about which supplements I use to support my health and athletic training. For a number of years now I only use supplements from Xtend-Life because of their purity, quality and ingredient choices. These are the ones I regularly …

Finding benefits in everyday activities Paul on 25 July in Essentials

Everyday activities are important to consider because by their very definition you do them often. The way you approach them can greatly affect your rehab or sports training. These tips will hopefully get you thinking of many more ways that everyday …

Successful stretching Paul on 25 July in Essentials

Stretching is a big subject which can be very confusing. Here are some important points to consider in your approach to stretching which can help make your stretching more effective.

Attributes of fitness Paul on 25 July in Essentials

Fitness is not a singular thing. It comprises of different attributes. The mix of these attributes is what you then think of as your fitness. Understanding this, and what these attributes are, can help you take your rehab, everyday fitness, or …

Exercise progression: Rehab and beyond. Paul on 25 July in Essentials

When you are first given specific rehab exercises to do they have to be appropriate for what your body can handle at the time. Too difficult an exercise could easily make things worse or get you into bad habits. Sometimes to undo bad habits we have …

The 'multiple gains' approach to rehab, fitness and elite performance Paul on 04 June in Essentials

Your best results do not come from a single activity, intervention or behaviour. The truth is far more complex and you can take advantage of it for better results at anything. Of course we can say things like "perseverance is the key to getting …

South Downs Way Relay 2018 Paul on 04 June in Inspiration & Adventure

It may have been the 2nd of June but a cold sea fog was hanging over the cliffs and severely reducing the visibility. In an effort to avoid any runners losing their way and plunging over a 600ft sheer cliff the race was neutralised for the first …

Nutritional Supplements Paul introduces the supplements he likes best from xtend-life
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