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The Fundamentals

When it comes to training for an event, or anything to do with health and fitness, one of the most common problems I see is confusion. Much of this comes from the sheer amount of conflicting information we are bombarded with, particularly on social media. But there is also an element of searching for what…

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Calorie Wars

Sometimes I am asked about calorie counting and whether it is something I do. The short answer is no, and it’s also not a part of the TNE Academy.  A calorie is defined as the measure of the amount of energy required to raise the temperature of 1kg of water by 1 degree Celsius Whether…

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Human First, Performance Second

There is a concept emerging in the world of professional sport called ‘human first’ which highlights how athletes must first be healthy to achieve their performance potential.  In practice this means that elite coaches are prioritising nutrition, sleep and stress management above all else. This revolution is a move away from the ‘shiny object syndrome’ and…

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#HWPO

#HWPO (hard work pays off) is the hashtag that adorns posts showing workouts, 5am alarm calls, busy schedules and anything else that signifies ‘the grind’. It’s said that hard work is the key to success, but is that the whole picture? Last week Tom Foxley, our resident mindset coach, wrote an article that provides a…

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