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

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

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

Fitness

8 Reasons Why We Love Winter Running

It may be cold, snowy and miserable out, but that's not an excuse to stop exercising. With the right gear and preparations, winter running can actually be somewhat enjoyable! Here's our 8 reasons to love winter running: It makes you stronger: The winter is a great time to train particularly if you are interested in… Continue reading 8 Reasons Why We Love Winter Running

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The Guide To Your Fastest 10km Ever

Hello there! I'm fresh off my first 10km and race of the year. The race was held in the city of Yeosu in Southern Korea. I ran a personal best of 36.08 minutes, placing 6th overall. A box of kimchi and a medal was the prize! Today we will delve deeper into the training it… Continue reading The Guide To Your Fastest 10km Ever

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

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Winter Outdoor Exercise: The Essential Guide

Hey everyone! Winter has kicked in and it brings with it some challenges for exercisers. This post will explore the benefits to Winter exercise, and strategies to use to help you succeed. In nature, animals hibernate for the entire winter. We don't exactly sleep all winter, but we tend to spend less time outdoors, when… Continue reading Winter Outdoor Exercise: The Essential Guide