• Fitness

    The power of us

    1234 words; estimated reading time: 6 minutes, 10 seconds.   The social merits of physical activity are widely recognised. In fact, exercising in the company of others seems to be a really powerful motivator for exercise engagement across our lifespans.…

  • Fatigue

    Workload monitoring; the flawed touch of geniuses.

    1900 words; reading time ~ 9 mins, 30 secs. ..or should that be the touch of flawed geniuses? An emerging obsession in strength and conditioning has been the challenge of regulating an athletes’ exercise stress and recovery balance. The apparent…

  • Fatigue

    Fatigue 2

    Why I was too tired to write this post… 1448 words; estimated reading time: 7 mins, 14 sec For exercise professionals, fatigue is an intriguing phenomenon that remains poorly understood. Fatigue has been defined in so many ways that consistent…

  • Fatigue,  Health & wellbeing,  Strength & conditioning

    Tired….

    Dealing with training fatigue Regardless of work setting, an exercise professional primarily focuses on stimulating physical or physiological adaptations through the cunning manipulation of exercise stressors.  Achieving positive adaptations involves the somewhat vague challenge of trying to balance the complex…