This is a repost of an interesting article on why athletes suffer from cramp, by Andy Blow. Medically reviewed by Dr Tamara Hew-Butler. Original article can be found at precision hydration.com The causes of muscle cramp in athletes remain a contentious issue in the scientific world. We’ve taken a look at the competing theories of…

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Extra sleep Natural anti inflammatories Nelo R75 single scull Extra Sleep As the training volume increases, I’m experimenting with a ways to enhance my recovery. I’m increasing my daily sleep by getting to bed 15-minutes earlier, not using my iPhone an hour before shut eye, and leaving my iPhone in the home office rather than…

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Extract of article published on Verywellfit.com July 25, 2019. Beets can provide a competitive edge for athletes and can improve performance by almost 16% according to a 2014 study by the University of Exeter. Athletes and active adults are leaning more towards nutrient-dense foods to improve athletic performance. Diets rich in vegetables like beets are…

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Hi there, Thanks for all the great questions and feedback from my recent post on how always training in the middle can be costly. I have summarised most of the questions and feedback below. Thanks to all that have enrolled and completed the course on ‘how to create your heart rate zones for rowing.’ Please…

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It’s so important to stay below the stress radar when everyone around is not feeling well and you are training. Train smart and accumulate enough time in zone 2 to continue to build the aerobic base yet not create too much stress signalling. Keep your immune system strong and use this time to invest in…

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