As you get older, workouts begin to take a greater toll on your body. Extreme physical exertion on the weekend, for instance, can have you moaning and groaning as you get up out of your office chair during the week—not what you want. Fortunately, there are some ingenious methods you can use to fight back. Let’s look at these now.
Lisa Tamati, 44, had severe asthma as a child, broke her back in two places at the age of 21-years and compressed two discs. However, she hasn’t let these conditions stand between her and her love of running. Having travelled more than 60,000 kilometres — almost one and a half times around the circumference of the world — on foot, in some of the world’s toughest desert terrains, Tamati can say she has run through hell and survived.
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.
It is true that if you want to add bling to your bike and the latest gadgets, then you may have to fork out a lot of money. But, when it comes to training on the bike you don’t necessarily have to throw away your life savings.
Many riders in cooler countries are now looking to get off the turbo and jump on their cycle, which can be a shock to the system due to a change in temperature. We look at how you can avoid this and get fitter faster.