A Review on the Utility of Compression Garments

Research Paper Title Effects of Compression Garments on Skeletal Muscle Physiology, Performance and Recovery in Young Healthy Adults: A Systematic Review. Background Compression garments (CG) are highly popular sports apparel amongst athletes and fitness enthusiasts. The manufacturers claim numerous benefits of CGs for both performance and recovery from exercise. However, the overall body of evidence… Read More

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Start Running Right with These Tips

One of the most common questions from those considering running and those new to running is “what tips do you have for those just getting started?” I have been running since 1990 when I started training to join the British Army, although the Army showed me how much I had to learn! Although the Army… Read More

5 Tips for Weathering an Outdoor Fitness Boot Camp in Winter

If your upcoming fitness boot camp is going to take place outdoors during the fall or winter months, you may be dealing with factors that can affect your safety and well-being including low temperatures, inclement conditions, and drier air. Do not miss these essential cold-weather fitness safety tips: Warm Up (Literally) All proper fitness boot… Read More

New to OCR? Here are some Clothing & Equipment Suggestions

So, you have just plucked up the courage to sign up for your first OCR (aka obstacle course race or ‘mud run’) but you’re not sure if your old gym kit will help or hinder. Wearing the correct, and comfortable, kit whilst training for or during an event can make a great difference to your… Read More

The Best Clothing & Accessories for Bootcamp Workouts

Bootcamp workouts are great for people who want to lose weight, get in shape, and feel strong and empowered in the gym. But, lots of people are hesitant to try these types of workouts because they are not sure how they should dress or what equipment they need. Do not let this confusion hold you… Read More