Performance

The Process of Goal Setting

Achieving your Goal We all have a purpose and a will to succeed but how we achieve success is relative to the individual. Successful people are serial goal setters whereby the path they have taken to arrive at where they are now is the result of achieving and conquering many […]

Metabolism and Weight Loss: The Facts

What is my Metabolism? Your metabolism is the sum of all biochemical processes that happen in the body. It is the energy required to keep you functioning each day. Examples include breathing, moving, digestion etc. Your metabolic rate is dynamic in nature meaning that no two people are the same. […]

RETURNING TO EXERCISE AFTER CHILDBIRTH

Following the success of CoachPACT.com client Lizzie Lee in the Barcelona Half Marathon I felt inspired to write about returning to exercise after childbirth and the importance of seeking professional advice with regards to post natal exercise. Lizzie who is 37, hit a half marathon PB of 1.13.23 only 8 […]

REST, RECOVERY & WHY BETTER IS BETTER

Most people who train on a regular basis understand the many physical and psychological benefits of working out. We see and feel the positive influence it has on our overall health and well-being. However, what we appreciate to a much lesser extent is the importance and the role that rest […]

Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness (DOMS): A Tax on Exercise

The after effects of an intense Met Con and Tabata session yesterday has brought me to the idea of writing a blog post on delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS). I would bet the world that at least one person reading this post is suffering with DOMS at this present moment […]

Avoid Overtraining in the January Fitness Rush

January 2018 is nearly upon us and inevitably most of us will have gained a few extra pounds over the festive period. Plans to lose that extra weight, get fit and feel great again will be set into motion as soon as our New Year hangover wears off. While it […]

Tips for Staying Fit and Healthy During Christmas

Christmas is a fantastic time of the year to spend quality time with our family and friends and it should be celebrated accordingly but it’s also the time of year where motivation levels often drop to an all-time low. We have a few days off work and have a tendency […]