Athletic Weight-Loss Strategies

If you lose a bit of weight as fat then, other things being equal, you should be able to go a bit faster. Unfortunately other things are NOT equal and, for example, you could lose muscle mass and end up being slower. So if we have a calorie deficit (burn>consume) then we WILL lose weight…it just…

How to burn fat – high5

If you are trying to lose weight through running then read this and ignore ALL the other nonsense that is out there. The following is by Author: Andrew Hamilton BSc Hons MRSC ACSM (For High5 nutrition, they sell great sports nutrition products and the images below are from their site) Quite apart from the aesthetics…

Top 10 Exercise & Running Myths

I like this infographic. Not sure on how correct it is though. Any thoughts? Here are mine (If I say true it means I agree with their ‘FACT’): True Hmmm. HRMs are pretty accurate to within, say, +/-5bpm. The ‘Fact’ quoted is pretty flawed. True Gross generalisation and false if taken literally. Though broadly true…

Top 10 Exercise & Running Myths

I like this infographic. Not sure on how correct it is though. Any thoughts? Here are mine (If I say true it means I agree with their ‘FACT’): True Hmmm. HRMs are pretty accurate to within, say, +/-5bpm. The ‘Fact’ quoted is pretty flawed. True Gross generalisation and false if taken literally. Though broadly true…