4 Handy Tips to Avoid Injuries While Exercising

Being physically active is one of the best things you can do for your body. And one sure way to do so is by exercising. While we advocate for engaging in physical activity to keep in shape, we can not overlook the risks involved if you go about it the wrong way. Many fitness enthusiasts… Read More

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Leave Arrangements & the British Armed Forces

In 2016-17, Service personnel had an average Individual Leave Allowance (ILA) entitlement of 50.3 days, similar to 51.2 days in 2015-16. Of this entitlement (2015-16 figures in brackets) (AFPRB, 2018, p.13): 40.1 days were used (42.5 days); 8.9 days were carried forward (7.7 days); 1.2 days were lost (1.1 days); and Some element of ILA… Read More

Exercise & Recovery: Getting it Right

Introduction Sufficient rest and recovery is an important element of exercise and training that can ensure that your clients reap the desired adaptations from their training programmes. This brief article outlines how to monitor fatigue, assess recovery needs and the best recovery techniques to put in place. Regular, progressive, and challenging training is essential for clients to make improvements… Read More

5 Essential Ways to Support Your Ankles During Training

The ankles are often the most injury-prone parts of your body used during certain boot camp workouts, and yet, your entire performance is dependent on these joints functioning at their very best. Any damage to them could cease your training immediately. Don’t miss the following tips and precautions you should follow in order to avoid… Read More

8 Tips For Recovering After An Intense Workout

Introduction A military-style boot camp, HIIT session or other outdoor fitness programme, is an excellent way to push your body to the limit and establish healthy habits that serve as a foundation for a lifetime of fitness. Many people do not understand that what they do after the workout is almost as important as what… Read More

Rest & Recuperation (R&R) in the UK Armed Forces: Linking Recovery, Well-being & Effectiveness

Research Paper Title Rest and Recuperation in the UK Armed Forces. Background Recent epidemiological evidence suggests that military personnel commonly remain psychologically resilient in the face of adversity they face on deployment. However, the processes that promote resilience have not been well assessed within the UK military. For many years, the UK Armed Forces have operated a policy… Read More