Author Archives: johnbrame

Sleep is Medicine

Every human needs sleep. It’s a necessity for us to survive. But for a physically active human, the importance of sleep becomes enters a whole different level.  There are many things that an athlete cannot control around their performance, things such as the weather, work and family events affecting training. Physical factors are something that […]

RUN DISNEY 2019 – DISNEYLAND PARIS

A trip to Paris, for me, is always going to be exciting, but throw in a  trip to Disneyland as well and now it becomes magical. This was the 3rd time John and I have competed in the Run Disney  Weekend and each time seems to get more fun than the last. Run Disney Weekend […]

How you can best use Carbohydrate Loading to prepare for an endurance event.

Glycogen is one of the body’s main sources of energy and carbohydrates, which is stored in your muscles and liver. Over the years, the importance of ‘carbo-loading’ has increased and although it will not make you run faster, it will allow you to minimise your risk of ‘hitting the wall’.  When would you need to […]

Recovery Methods 

Recovery Methods  Recovery is a crucial element of your exercise routine that must be taken seriously. A well planned recovery programme allows your body to repair effectively and efficiently, replenish your energy stores and get you back to training as soon as possible. Take a read of our ReallyGood:Tips on how to maximise your recovery […]

Why water really is S​O ​important before training.

Water plays a highly important role within the body, whether you are exercising or not. However, the need of water within your body is elevated as soon as any additional activity and demand is placed on your body, such as exercise. Water has multiple roles within the body, more so than just quenching your thirst. […]