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What is Lactate & Lactic acid?

Lactate begins to accumulate when the intensity of exercise is increased, usually throughout short duration and high intensity exercise.  Blood Lactate builds up above resting levels where the clearance of Lactate can no longer keep up with the production of Lactate....

Housework calorie burners

Housework is a great way to burn calories, but, as with everything, the more effort you put in – the greater the benefit. In particular, polishing, dusting, mopping and sweeping are great for keeping arms shapely. Bending and stretching, for example, when you make the...

The most common injury – Ankle Sprains

There are many risk factors that cause injury within performance and activities. Fitness and training are very important and appropriate training should be used. This may include; endurance training, anaerobic training, speed, strength, co-ordination, flexibility,...

How to Stay Motivated To Exercise This Winter

I got chills, they’re multiplying! It’s getting cold and I don’t know about you, but I’m starting to see visions of couches, dumpling stew, hot chocolate and well, just chocolate in general! Time to nip this cold weather slump in the bud before...