Fitness

FOCUS TRIATHLON – TRAINING THE BODY’S ENERGY SYSTEMS

This is the second in our series of triathlon focussed blog posts. The first post can be found here. There are 3 trainable overlapping energy systems that need to be trained effectively to run a good triathlon and training will need to be tailored to the specific distance triathlon someone is undertaking. Energy systems The challenge is to train each system optimally with the most effective time spent in each zone to maximize fitness outcomes. The polarised approach to training…

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THE BENEFITS OF EXERCISE

It’s that time of the year, New Year’s resolutions to get fit or get fitter. Exercise has so many physical and psychological benefits we can only encourage it. Why not use the new year to try a new physical activity and see if you like it? Whatever you do from running, cycling, swimming, rowing, football, weight training there are so many physical and non physical benefits. These include: Musculoskeletal Improves stamina Increases capacity – work Increases tendon strength Increases joint…

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JANUARY 2020 CLASS TIMETABLE

JANUARY CLASS TIMETABLE Here is the timetable for all Yoga, Pilates, Tai Chi and Fitness classes running at The Putney Clinic. Classes commence the week commencing 6th  January. DAY TIME CLASS TEACHER Monday 10:15 –  11:15 NEWSeniors’ Fitness Emily 11:30 – 12:30 Tai Chi Michael 18:45 – 19:45 Pregnancy Pilates * Serina 20:00 – 21:00 General Pilates Serina Tuesday 20:00 – 21:00 NEWGeneral Pilates Leo Wednesday 10:00 – 11:00 Mum & Baby Yoga Eftal 18:45 – 19:45 Pregnancy Yoga *…

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ADD DAYS TO YOUR LIFE & LIFE TO YOUR DAYS

Physical activity or exercise, when performed regularly, has been proven to prevent and help manage more than 20 chronic conditions. These include coronary heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes, cancer, obesity, mental health problems and musculoskeletal conditions. Ideally being active throughout your lifespan would give optimal health benefits, however research has shown the health gains achieved through physical activity can be attained at any time. So, it doesn’t matter when you start as long as you start! Physical inactivity is…

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6 TOP TIPS FOR RETURNING TO EXERCISE

RETURNING TO EXERCISE: 6 TOP TIPS   Are you thinking about returning to exercise after a break? Returning to exercise and getting back into the swing of things can be daunting. Research suggests that enforcing a new behaviour will take anything from 18-200 days to become ingrained as a habit. Bearing this in mind, here are a 6 top tips to ensure returning to exercise is as smooth a transition as possible. 1 – Make sure your goals are SMART When…

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Core exercises for cyclists

CORE EXERCISES FOR CYCLISTS

Keen amateur cyclists as well as elite athletes require good core strength which enable the legs to generate maximum power without the back fatiguing, particularly during long rides and power sprints. In this article, Osteopath Adrian Dilworth suggests Core Exercises for Cyclists.

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RETURNING TO EXERCISE: 6 TOP TIPS

Returning to exercise and getting back into the swing of things can be daunting. Research suggests that enforcing a new behaviour will take anything from 18-200 days to become ingrained as a habit. With this in mind, here are 6 top tips to ensure returning to exercise is as smooth a transition as possible.

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Top tips for performing the plank effectively

TOP TIPS FOR PERFORMING THE PLANK

The plank is one of the best (if not ‘the’ best) exercises for strengthening the core area as it works so many muscle groups in the shoulders, abdomen and back. For many people, the plank can be a nemesis, but it doesn’t have to be like that. In this post, we have outlined 6 top tips for performing the plank effectively.

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