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  • 5 things we learnt from Prof. Greg Whyte, sports scientist

    5 things we learnt from Prof. Greg Whyte, sports scientist

    28th April 2015

    An internationally recognised expert in physiology, sports and exercise performance, professor Greg Whyte has coached celebrities to achieve extraordinary challenges for Comic Relief and Sport Relief. What do the comedians David Walliams’ Channel swim, Eddie Izzard’s 43 marathons in 51 days and John Bishop’s…

  • Scared of a DNF? Here’s how to power to the finish line

    Scared of a DNF? Here’s how to power to the finish line

    4th March 2015

    A DNF can leave you broken and demoralised. So how do you bounce back, and more importantly, avoid one? It’s all about level-headed risk management, say leading international experts. Discover their top tips for powering to the finish line. “Whether…

  • 7 steps to breathe like a freediver

    7 steps to breathe like a freediver

    30th January 2015

    Freedivers swim extraordinary distances and depths on one lungful of air, using techniques that could benefit any runner or rider. We caught up with superstar of the deep Hanli Prinsloo to find out more… 1. Become aware of your breathing,…

  • Heart rate confusion

    Heart rate confusion

    12th January 2015

    We look at the heart rate how to work out your training zone with fitness expert, Matt Hart… Q. Using my Garmin heart rate monitor, it has shown that I can reach a maximum HR of 193 and an average overnight HR…

  • How to lose weight and keep it off

    How to lose weight and keep it off

    12th January 2015

    Personal trainer Rob Jones looks at how to lose weight the healthy way… Q. I’d like to lose a bit of timber and keep it off. What’s a reasonable monthly target for weight loss? Nick Barnes, by email  A. Losing weight is…