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Enjoy 20% off NSCA courses this weekend only – offer extended

Due to popular demand you can now save 20% on two of our most popular NSCA online courses until Thursday 30th April.

The NSCA-CPT and NSCA-CSCS certifications are widely recognised as… 90 more words

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Small portions of fast food as effective for recovery as sports supplements

A new study, recently published by the International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism, found there was no significant difference in glycogen recovery when cyclists ate fast food after a workout compared to when they ingested traditional sports supplements such as Gatorade. 195 more words

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More fun than a Barrel of Monkeys

The Senior Physical and Health Education classes enjoyed an excellent day of skiing at Dagmar ski resort. 262 more words

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Join us for a free BASES webinar

“Practical and meaningful biomechanics in the applied world” Presented by Dr. Philip Graham-Smith, BASES”
Wednesday, May 13, 2015
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM BST

This webinar will address how the delivery of biomechanical support to athletes has changed over the last twenty years and will identify some key principles of providing practical and performance impacting support to athletes in the applied setting. 208 more words

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A course for personal trainers working with breast cancer patients

This online course enables Personal Trainers help those recovering from breast cancer to build confidence and regain function through the use of specialised therapeutic exercises. 160 more words

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More evidence that exercise can help prevent and treat breast cancer

Researchers at the University of New Mexico are studying a newly discovered hormone that muscles release after exercise.

Irisin, named for the Greek “messenger” goddess Iris, may prevent breast cancer and boost the effects of chemotherapy drugs used in breast cancer treatment. 128 more words

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Using periodized workouts to peak at the optimal time

Sport conditioning has advanced tremendously since the era when a “no pain, no gain” philosophy guided the training regimens of athletes.

Dr. Tudor Bompa pioneered most of these breakthroughs, proving long ago that it’s not only how much and how hard an athlete works but also when and what work is done that determines an athlete’s conditioning level. 70 more words

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