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Fitness and training in covid-19 times

By K.N.* We are experiencing brand new developments in our era all over the world. The declaration by WHO for the COVID-19 pandemic cannot leave you indifferent. In a hierarchy of actions ahead people are evaluating their situation making necessary adjustments aligning with government’s directions. Additionally following the directions from experts in reference to COVID-19 […]

The intensity disciplined athlete. by K.N.*

In competitive but also in recreational sports, the parameters used for the successful recipe are duration, frequency, intensity, volume namely reps and sets. Mix the above in the right balance for your case and success is imminent, ensuring that you do end up reaching your destination. Throughout my career I have witnessed that the athletes […]

Sweat rates for real people. by K.N.*

The human body functions in optimum operation when in the eu-hydrated state. That been said, the loss of fluids will jeopardize sports performance, and if this escalates with further losses, health issues will arise. During long endurance sports, sweat loses occur via various avenues, with a purpose to remove the excess heat build-up, and cool […]

Cognitive benefits from exercise.

Article by Costas Michaelides, MD, Consultant Neurologist The benefits of exercise both physical and mental have been proven in multiple studies over the years. There is no doubt that regular exercise can improve one’s well-being. It lowers the chance of diseases such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, stroke. It reduces anxiety and the chance of developing depression. […]

Race morning warm-up.

by K.N.* We have all faced this at one point in our life, the race morning jitters. Getting up and engaging in our own personal ritual with a diligent manner. Breakfast, gear ready, getting to the venue with enough time to accommodate your needs and getting into the athletic environment. However a big question needs […]