Fitness

A 10 minute warm up routine to get the most from your next workout

We're currently on vacation in Thailand, writing to you from the beautiful island of Ko Samet. With no gym available and plenty of beach to work with, we've had to improvise our strength workouts. It got us thinking about how important a good warm up routine is to prepare the body for an intense bout… Continue reading A 10 minute warm up routine to get the most from your next workout

Nutrition

5 Nutrition Myths That May Be Holding You Back From Success

  Hello Health Heads, We hope you’re having a fit and healthy week. This is our last week in Korea before we start 4 months of travel. First stop is Bangkok next week, then on to Vietnam for two weeks, then London and Ireland (Steve’s home). After Ireland we will be moving to Canada for… Continue reading 5 Nutrition Myths That May Be Holding You Back From Success

Fitness

The Under-Training Trap

What is under-training? Under training occurs when the body becomes used to a training regime. It takes your body around eight weeks, to achieve maximum results from a training programme. Under-training doesn't really have the same negative health impacts like we discussed in last weeks post Are You Overtraining? Finding the Balance. The negative impact of… Continue reading The Under-Training Trap

Fitness

Are You Overtraining? Finding the Balance

Overtraining is a prevalent issue nowadays amongst exercisers. We want to tackle the issue head on and empower you to get the best results possible and avoid unnecessary setbacks. It's important to find a good balance with your training, and this post will help you to avoid and overtraining.   What Exactly is Overtraining? Have… Continue reading Are You Overtraining? Finding the Balance

Fitness

The Guide To Your 10km RACE DAY

Todays article is a follow up to our previous article, The Guide To Your Fastest 10km Ever. This post will help you tackle race day effectively and confidently, to ensure that all your training and preparation for the race pays off!   Pre-Race Nutrition Most 10km races start early to mid-morning time, which brings its own nutritional… Continue reading The Guide To Your 10km RACE DAY

Lifestyle

5 tips: Making Your New Year Resolutions Stick

Hello everyone and welcome to the last post of this year from the Health Heads. We wish all our readers a happy, fit and healthy new year. After all health is wealth! Today we are sharing 5 tips to make your health and fitness resolutions stand the test of time, not just a flash in… Continue reading 5 tips: Making Your New Year Resolutions Stick

Half Marathon Training

Steve’s Half Marathon #2 Report: Bittersweet

Hello fellow runners, If you've been following my weekly posts, you will have seen that I had a half marathon last Sunday. The race was in Suncheon, around an hour south of our current hometown. Here's how it went down, enjoy. The Build Up The week's training leading up to the race mostly consisted of… Continue reading Steve’s Half Marathon #2 Report: Bittersweet