A common complaint that regular runners or walkers make is that they don’t seem to get any quicker. Quite often, the reason for this is that they have acquired a tempo that they have become too used to. And just as with our other ways and routines, our exercise can also become habitual and unchanging. … Continue reading How to Run/Walk Faster – Mechanically
If you have a job vacancy and you are looking to recruit somebody who demonstrates commitment, dedication, desire, focus and determination then one of the best places to begin your recruitment search is at the local gym early in the morning. If somebody is prepared to set their alarm clock and get up early in … Continue reading Alarm Call for the Gym
I think I might have a bit of a drug problem. My drug is exercise. I covet those endorphin and dopamine highs which are released in those post-workout moments. My problem is this; when I haven’t done any exercise for a couple of days I start to experience mood swings, feelings of guilt, an inability … Continue reading The Exercise Drug
Why do I persist in going to the gym? No, this is not a dispirited moan that I have not lost the weight I was hoping to lose. This is a more fundamental enquiry as to why I put myself through the toil and sweat of doing three or four gym sessions a week. And … Continue reading A Gym Geek … but Why?