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.
Having exceptional health both physically and mentally is not an easy task. We have multiple life stress factors that contribute to our poor lifestyle choices. And in some cases, these choices can lead to some type of addiction. Often this is not intentional, we get sick, injured or suffer an illness that requires us to take medication, and before we know it we’re hooked on opiates.
Our bodies are always going to have different needs from us at varying times. We won’t always know what we need and when we need it, because we’re often on the go and living on autopilot. But it’s important that you try and slow down for a second to work out what you can do to help improve your health.
If you love to travel and also care about your fitness, it can be difficult to keep both these passions alive at once. Travelling for vacations and work often leaves people tired; plus, we want to taste local foods, relax and let loose – which isn’t exactly synonymous with fitness. However, there are ways to stay fit while travelling and doing what you love too.
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.