Tips to help you start an exercise program

In last week’s blog we looked at research that indicates how taking a small amount of exercise on a weekly...

Exercise helps reduce the risk of depression

World Mental Health Day on October 10 was used to raise awareness of mental health issues across the globe and...

Metrifit’s 5 on Friday

As part of our aim to help share knowledge between coaches and help educate and motivate others we are starting...

Why it’s hard to stay active after competition ends

There are many reasons why people take up exercise including keeping fit, losing weight, relieving stress, along with the social...

The importance of proper breathing during exercise

We have looked at many components that make up a successful training programme with the ultimate aim of achieving success...

Fuel your body to reach peak performance level

No matter how well an athlete is prepared in terms of their training regime, they will never be able to...

Sport plays vital role in tackling childhood obesity

It is widely accepted that childhood obesity is becoming an increasingly serious issue across the globe and one that has...

Understanding Energy System Training

Knowing the basics of how we generate energy can be helpful in understanding how we become fatigued and what training...

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...

Dropout in youth Sport

The term “dropout” is used quite frequently in relation to youth sports. It is a word that brings to mind...

The Sky is the Limit – Altitude Training

Over the past number of weeks we have looked at some of the most contemporary Sport Science topics in today’s...

Athlete Recovery Part 1: Keep on Rolling!

In an ideal sporting world, it would be great to have a personal masseuse on tap 24/7 to give a...

Mobile Phone Technology in Sport

Sport at every level (elite, professional, amateur, recreational, etc.) is constantly evolving. With this, so is the evolution of technology...

Roadblocks to Athlete Monitoring

In some of our previous blogs, we have detailed some of the benefits of athlete monitoring and how it can...

Breaking Bones

Following on from our earlier article on ACL injuries in sport, bone fractures in sport is a common and unfortunate...

Nutrition for Athletes

Top level athletes and players train and compete multiple times per week, and even sometimes per day. For this, the...

Resting Heart Rate (RHR) – How important can it be?

  Sport Scientists, physiologists, fitness coaches, strength and conditioning professionals are all employed to try and assess and improve athlete’s...

The Power Of Moving To The Beat

The Power Of Moving To The Beat

If you visit any gym, weight room or running track, you are sure to see the same critical training device...

Exercise Boosts Kids’ Brains

Ask a group of grade school students to name their favorite class and the overwhelming and immediate response is “recess!”...