May 22

May 22, 2018

A Busy Week For The Fundamental Sports And Fitness Family

It’s been a busy few weeks with all of us at Fundamental Sports and Fitness. Last weekend Cheryl and Amanda took on Rat Race Dirty Weekend, Julie and Amanda followed that up this week with the Liverpool Half Marathon and I took part in Aztec Escape a new Obstacle Race at Cliff Lakes. There we challenges in there for all... Read more

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May 15

May 15, 2018

Do you ever feel sluggish and need a mood boost?

We can all feel a bit sluggish, especially when the weather is a bit hit and miss.   But now the sun is shining and it’s starting to feel a bit more like summer energy levels are on the rise.   I know i always feel much better when i’ve been able to enjoy the sun during the day.  ... Read more

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May 8

May 8, 2018

Do you run out of hours in the day?

Do you ever feel like there aren’t enough hours in the day or you’re working constantly and never really getting anywhere? I know the feeling. I left the security of full time employment 3 years ago and it although it was the the best decision I ever made it was also one of the scariest. We had just moved house,... Read more

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May 1

May 1, 2018

Your chance to get your hands on a FREE race entry

How would you like to be in with a chance of getting hold of a FREE race ticket? I have one one ticket to an amazing Obstacle Race in August. It’s one not to miss, I love it and can’t I’m on countdown to going this year. To to be in with a chance of being selected is to join... Read more

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Apr 17

April 17, 2018

Top Marathon Tips

With the weather finally getting nicer it’s heading into busy race season. Clients  are racing most weekends now, the weekend just gone saw Cheryl take on her first OCR of the year at Reaper. She’s worked hard over the winter in our Blast Programme to make sure her shoulder has recovered and her injuries from last year are well and... Read more

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Apr 9

April 9, 2018

The Effects of Sports Massage on Training and Recovery

The Effects of Sports Massage on Training and Recovery   I’m a great believer in sports Massage aiding your recovery and improving your performance.   This is one of many reasons why I trained to become a Sport Massage Therapist. I’ve been plagued by injuries in recent years after playing football and taking part in obstacle Course Races it had... Read more

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Mar 27

March 27, 2018

A challenge for your race season

How’s your training gone this week, I can’t believe we’re 3 months into the year and race season is nearly upon us.   I’m at RamRun this weekend, really looking forward to it and taking on their course and rig. It’s going to be a great opportunity for me to see how my training has been going and the hard... Read more

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Mar 13

March 13, 2018

My Top 5 Tips To Improving Your Recovery

Recovery time and the variety of methods that can be used are sometimes over looked, but spending time on your recovery is just as important a s the training itself. In terms of recovery you can look at things you can do prior to training, for example nutrition, hydration, type of clothing you’d wear and having a balanced programme. You... Read more

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Mar 6

March 6, 2018

Are you ready to become a Rebel?

Have we got any brave and slightly crazy people that put on their running shoes and went out last week and tackled the Beast From the East? I wrapped up warm and was sent on a mission to go and find a sledge for Monty. It was very hard to find a sledge once its already snowing, everybody else had... Read more

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Feb 20

February 20, 2018

What can you achieve when you put your mind to it?

Last week you’ll have seen me post on my Facebook page about the success Glenn has had on our group training and how he is managing his osteoarthritis and using training to his advantage. If you haven’t already seen his story go and check it out. Ben also joined us before Christmas last year and he had set himself a... Read more

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