2016
Aug
31

COACH’S TIP – BODY COMPOSITION vs BODY WEIGHT!

Many people will use the scales, and therefore their total body weight, as the sole indicator of fat loss. But your total body weight can be VERY misleading. When you begin training, your body becomes much better at taking up both glucose and fluids, which are essential for exercise performance. In...

2016
Aug
16

COACH’S TIP – INSTANTLY IMPROVE YOUR SQUAT!

Squats are up there among the absolute best exercises you can do. They encourage functional balance and stability, they are an extremely time-efficient fat-burning tool, and because they are neurologically demanding, they promote the release of growth hormone throughout the entire body – essen...

2016
Aug
10

TAKING AIM AT MEDALS WITH RIO ARCHER

The SCI is to sponsor archer Tania Nadarajah as she competes in this summer’s Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Tania Nadarajah, whose nickname is Lady T, started archery in 2014 and made her international debut in 2015. In the same year Tania was talent spotted as part of the ‘Recurves for Rio’ p...

2016
Aug
03

COACH’S TIP – Food: Strength in Variety!

We all have favourites, but when it comes to nutrition, make sure you rotate your protein, fat and carbohydrate sources as often as you can. Different nutrition sources contain different amino acid profiles, different fatty acid ratios, and different fibre volumes, which means that consuming the sam...

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