Sleep should be part of your training plan

Asking athletes to play on minimal sleep is the same as asking them to “play with one hand tied behind...

Metrifit’s 5 on Friday

This week our #5onFriday selection has some very interesting articles from information on blood flow restriction training to that all...

A scientific understanding of the benefits of sleep

The importance of sleep in helping us perform to our best is something that we have accepted despite the lack...

Challenges to Effective Athlete Monitoring are Easily Overcome

This article first appeared in the SimpliFaster blog. Achieving success in sport, particularly at the elite level, is a complex...

Creating a greater understanding of concussion in youth sports

The issue of concussion in sport is one that has created much debate in recent times. While much of the...

Refuelling during exercise

The area of nutrition is an area we touched on recently in terms of the importance of establishing the right...

Don’t fall into the trap of overtraining

The desire to reach peak physical condition and be at their very best for competition is something that drives athletes...

Tips for improving your sleep

Tips for improving your sleep

Our recent article , ‘The benefits of sleep for elite athletes’ , resulted in a considerable reaction and as a...

The benefits of sleep for elite athletes

In preparing to achieve their goals and dreams, two of the main areas of concentration for athletes tend to be...

An Athlete’s Guide to Inflammation: Understand, Reduce and Prevent

Pain is hard to ignore. Pain, heat and swelling are often present with acute inflammation. Inflammation is a normal physiological...

A look at recovery techniques for the athlete

When dealing with athletic performance there is often a primary focus on training but rest and recovery although often overlooked...