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LET’S TALK PROTEIN

LET’S TALK PROTEIN – Why is protein important? Your body uses protein to build and repair tissues. You also use protein to make enzymes, hormones, and other body chemicals. Protein is an important building block of bones, muscles, cartilage, skin, and blood. Along with fat and carbohydrates, protein is a "macronutrient," meaning that the...

View yourself as an athlete

VIEW YOURSELF AS AN ATHLETE What is an athlete? Who defines themselves as an athlete? What does it mean to be an athlete? It can be easy to identify as an athlete when it’s your job. When you are a professional or elite athlete and most of your time is dedicated to your job – being an athlete,  it is easy to identify yourself as an athlete....

Your training routine – Its more than just “showing up”

Warm ups, Cool down, mobilise, and active recovery.   4 Things you hear the Coaches at Athlete remind our members of constantly.  Not because we like to sound like a broken record.  But because it’s vital to your performance.   Do you rush into your session with a few minutes to spare and do a quick jog, or a couple of stretches then...

Mental and Emotional Recovery- are you switching off?

Mental and Emotional recovery When we think of recovery, quite often the first thing that comes to mind is physical recovery.   Once we finish a hard training session or tough game on the court or field the first thing that comes to mind is stretching and helping your muscles and joints recover ready for the next challenge.   But just as vital for peak...

The mindset hurdles that could be holding you back

Everyone has barriers they put up to protect themselves.  But are your barriers preventing you from achieving your goals?     Barriers or shields are put up because we don’t want to get hurt or be left vulnerable.  But they also stop the good stuff from coming in.   Unless you can recognise the barriers you put up, you will...