Our coach Guy presents the anthropologist Gordon W. Hewes’s pioneering work from the 1950s that explored resting postures across the world, and relates it back to our working lives and an exciting workshop we’re hosting in a couple of weeks:
In this wonderful article, Alex Holding introduces the foundational principles behind any effective training programme. This is highly, highly recommended reading for making sense of your programme sheet and informing your training in general.
Rock climbing is a great way of developing strength and we are fortunate in Bristol to have some great indoor centres and outdoor routes. Steph Weise tells us about her training with Bristol Women Climbers, and why she enjoys climbing so much.
“When you concentrate food, you unleash its awesome power, I’m told.”
Here’s a great resource for Bristol-based runners / walkers – a whole load of suggested routes on local footpaths, arranged by distance. Enjoy!
Things our coach Guy has learned about training, supplements and productivity from playing fantasy RPGs.
Tuesdays are for sharing members’ recipes. Here’s Rachel’s easy way of getting some greens in when you’re out of fresh veg.
A rambling post about the principle of specificity in strength training by way of the decathlon, models of periodisation, and Lara Croft.
The Japanese practice of “shinrin-yoku” (forest bathing) has been shown to reduce stress, but how can we do this if we don’t have access to a forest?
Tuesdays are for sharing members’ recipes. Here’s Leila’s comforting tahini-based creamy vegan lentil dish.