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Fuelling your recovery. The importance of nutrition – by Fran Taylor

Next up in our recovery series we’re joined by Brighton-based Nutritionist Fran Taylor. Her previous articles on diet and tendinopathy and nutrition for vegan runners have been a great success and today she’ll be covering food and recovery. Be sure to follow Fran¬†on Twitter: @TheBrightonNut1 and on Instagram: TheBrightonNutritionist¬†plus check out her website. For more […]

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Recovery – the importance of planning and implementation

In the first blog in this series on recovery we discussed the key concept of the stress recovery balance and how both physical and psychological stressors play a part. In today’s blog we’ll cover something very important – planning and implementing recovery strategies. I think this is essential not only for athletes but for many […]

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Key training concepts: Stress-recovery balance, overreaching and overtraining.

I’m a big fan of simple strategies that can help athletes manage injury or improve performance. We’ve talked recently about the growth in wearable technology for runners and while this can certainly have value there’s a lot to be said about doing the simple things well. One such area is athlete recovery. It’s often neglected […]

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