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How Gut Bacteria Affects Your Weight

We all know what we eat affects our gut bacteria but did you know that an imbalanced gut bacteria can cause weight gain?

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TOP TEN RUNNING MISTAKES TO AVOID

Do you want to run faster and have greater endurance? Then it’s time to find out what the top 10 mistakes of running are, so you can eliminate these from your training.

How Stress Affects Your Gut Health

Stress is a product of our environment

Hippocrates said, “All disease begins in the gut.” Stress is a cause of many illnesses as it creates physiological changes in our bodies. For instance, our body reverts back to its primitive instincts when stressed. Should it fight or should it flee?

LEARNING PROPER RUNNING PACE TECHNIQUES USING GPS

Recently, I ran a marathon with a few of the runners I coach. Over the course of the race, many people were talking, questioning and almost arguing with themselves about how far they had run. They also questioned their running pace. Runners need to learn what certain running paces feel like. But is the old school technique of running on a track with a stop watch better than modern GPS tracking devices?

SPORTS INJURIES AND INJURY PREVENTION

Track and Field Athletes Competing

In my time coaching athletes and clients, rarely have I come across an athlete or individual who has not suffered form of sports injuries. Unfortunately, when it comes to sports injuries, injury potential starts In my time coaching athletes and clients, rarely have I come across an athlete or individual who has not suffered form of sports injuries. Unfortunately, when it comes to sports injuries, injury potential starts from a genetic level. So some athletes and individuals are more prone than others to injuries or being injured. This weakness is usually due to weaker bone structures, weak tendons and ligament makeup or many other physiological factors. However, as we do not know what our risk level is to injury, it is important that we take precautions. These measures then ensure that we protect ourselves from both minor and serious sports injuries when both training and competing.

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