Minimising Muscle Damage from Weight Training and Exercise

Minimising Muscle Damage from Weight Training and Exercise

In this article we’re going to look at DOMS, how it’s caused and how we can minimise the muscle damage and effects from weight training and general exercise.
August 02, 2021 — Stephen Hoyes
Training for a Half Marathon

Training for a Half Marathon

A lot of people get half marathon training completely wrong, often because they don’t give it the respect it deserves. Here’s how you should train for a half marathon based on what the science says.
March 01, 2021 — Stephen Hoyles
5 Core Exercises Every Athlete Should be Doing in the Gym

5 Core Exercises Every Athlete Should be Doing in the Gym

Core exercise is a hotly debated topic in strength and conditioning circles. Ignoring opinions, we've looked at the research to provide you with 5 evidence-based core exercises that every athlete should be doing in the gym.
February 08, 2021 — Stephen Hoyles
Using Exercise to Boost Mental Health – The Evidence-Based Approach

Using Exercise to Boost Mental Health – The Evidence-Based Approach

In this article we’re going to show you how evidence proves exercise and activity can be used to boost mental health. It’s been a tough year, so let us show you how there’s a way to improved mental health via fitness.
February 01, 2021 — Stephen Hoyles
New Year Workout – Evidence Based Performance Programming

New Year Workout – Evidence Based Performance Programming

With the new year being a time for new starts, it’s the idea time to overhaul your gym work. Break your training down and look at the fundamentals of strength training again.
January 04, 2021 — Stephen Hoyles
Returning to Training After the Festive Break - Doing it Properly

Returning to Training After the Festive Break - Doing it Properly

Coming back to training after a break can be daunting. Doing it the right way, balancing injury prevention, motivation and recovery is key.
December 06, 2020 — Stephen Hoyles
Post Christmas Exertion or Recovery Workout Routine – Doing it Properly

Post Christmas Exertion or Recovery Workout Routine – Doing it Properly

For most of us, training volume and intensity significantly slows during the Christmas period. Here's what to consider when starting back after a Christmas break!
December 02, 2020 — Stephen Hoyles
Training During the Festive Season - Key Considerations

Training During the Festive Season - Key Considerations

Training just the Christmas period can be hit and miss. Here's how to make it a hit! It’s an article aimed at those of us new to this and worried about how Christmas may affect performance goals.
November 09, 2020 — Stephen Hoyles
Weight Sessions for Triathletes with GB Athlete Izzy Rayner

Weight Sessions for Triathletes with GB Athlete Izzy Rayner

Weight sessions are used by many athletes, across different sports, because of the great benefits that they offer for injury prevention, recovery from an injury, and increasing your speed and strength.
October 21, 2020 — Izzy Rayner
Return to the Gym with Workouts from KYMIRA Personal Trainer, Nathan Kennedy

Return to the Gym with Workouts from KYMIRA Personal Trainer, Nathan Kennedy

If you’ve missed the gym and want to return to strength training, why not follow the advice of our very own Nathan Kennedy as he guides you through two different workouts…
July 31, 2020 — Stephen Hoyles
Returning to the Gym Post Lockdown- What's Best Practice?

Returning to the Gym Post Lockdown- What's Best Practice?

In this article we’re going to share best practice on returning to the gym, showing you how you can make your return to weight training safe and effective.
July 30, 2020 — Stephen Hoyles
Core Training For Runners – Run Away From Bad Advice

Core Training For Runners – Run Away From Bad Advice

The core is key to running form. It provides power transfer, stability and injury prevention. We'll show you how to build a core strength training programme for running.
May 12, 2020 — Stephen Hoyles