Many people wouldn’t think twice about buying the right equipment to compete in a triathlon or swim the Channel. However, despite spending a third of our lives in bed, it seems that plenty of us aren’t properly kitted out in the bedroom.
Just as you need supportive running shoes for jogging, an orthopaedic mattress provides the support that your spine needs while you sleep. As quality sleep helps us to lose weight, improve memory, and recover from intensive training, mattresses are an investment worth making!
Whether you lean towards weight training or working on your cardio, the work that you do away from the gym is just as important as when you are there, with many coaches and trainers even believing the importance of recovery exceeds the training itself. With that in mind, here are some top tips for maximizing your post-workout recovery.
We are so used to having breakfast, lunch, and dinner that we don’t even think about it. But, did you know that it is a routine our bodies are not actually used to?
There are more aspirational quotes and sayings that revolve around the word ‘preparation’ than nearly any other in the history of language. The bulk of usage clearly linked to its importance in all facets of our lives, rarely more so than in fitness.
Blue Monday, the term given to the second Monday back to work, supposedly the most depressing day of the year, is behind us. The first hurdle of January is over! Time to start looking forward to the daffodils sprouting and actually being able to see them as it's not pitch black on the way to and from the office. The smoothies become less of a chore to make, the protein shakes easier to gulp down. Many see the new year as the easiest time to be full of motivation, as you create new workout routines and nutrition lists.
There are some fitness crazes that come and go (50 Shapes of Gray, anyone?), but some fitness trends are so cool they end up revolutionising the world of keeping fit.
Whether you’re looking for motivation to start a new regime or you simply want to freshen up your existing one, then one of the trends for 2018 may well be for you.