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Rob Robson

Chocolate Milk - the New Sports Drink? - 0 views

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    Common sports drinks supply carbohydrates, as well as fluids and electrolytes lost through sweat. However, more recent research suggests that adding protein to the mix may further hasten recovery, and that chocolate milk has an optimal ratio of carbohydrates to protein to help refuel tired muscles.
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Can you be too mentally tough? If so, what can you do about it? - 0 views

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    Encouragement in the media and sporting contexts to show mental toughness, hanging in there, show grit, dogged determination...is common. But is this always a good thing? Is there a flip-side to this emphasis of rising to all challenges, quitting being for wimps...?
Rob Robson

Aerobic training - How hard do I need to go for results? - 0 views

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    The most fundamental key to aerobic activities is getting out of breath. It is essential you examine your exercise to see if it is achieving this. In my experience I have met many people who do hours of swimming but never get even slightly out of breath, or play hours of tennis but say to me they cannot lose weight.
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The role of strapping and taping - 0 views

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    Strapping and taping techniques are some of the most important and most visible skills a physiotherapist, sports therapist or athletic trainer working with sports men and women can have.
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Helping an athlete adjust to their injury - 0 views

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    Anyone working in sports therapy will be well aware of how common it is for athletes to injure themselves. Sports therapists also understand that the severity of physical injury is not the only factor determining recovery. Some athletes adjust well to having an injury, whereas others don't. What makes the difference is how the athlete psychologically interprets and processes the fact of the injury.
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Active stretching - A great tool for injury prevention and staying flexible - 0 views

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    Active stretching refers to a type of flexibility aimed at increasing the functional movement of the muscles. It relates to the distance you can actively move your limbs and stretch your muscles during a movement. It is different from traditional stretching (static stretching) because you are not holding the postures for any duration nor using any external object for support but your own muscle strength.
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4 tips and tricks to create match-winning confidence - 0 views

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    Confidence is a universal concept in modern sport, and a key factor in determining Here are some techniques and philosophies to help boost and raise confidence in the domain of sport.
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10 Great Goal-Setting Tips - 0 views

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    Less than 3% of people write down their goals. We are statistically more likely to spend time organising exactly what we want from the supermarket instead of working out what we want from life. Crazy but true.

    The chances are that you commit most of your working day to helping your boss to achieve their goals, instead of spending time working on your own. One way to enhance the quality of your life is to learn how to apply an effective goal-setting program. These tips will help you on your way to doing this.
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A holistic approach to weight loss - 1 views

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    We all talk of losing weight but please note it is fat you are trying to lose. If you are just monitoring yourself on the scales it is very easy to become disheartened with minimal changes even though you are getting results because the inches are shrinking!

    The only way to try and lose 'weight' is using an approach that covers all bases of your health and produces long lasting results.
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10 most common mistakes in the gym - Part 2 - 0 views

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    Following on from part one last week I am going to introduce to you some smaller but equally common failings in the gym.If you are a regular gym member have a look to see if you are guilty of these common errors.
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10 most common mistakes in the gym - Part 1 - 0 views

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    The gym is the place where you can attain every fitness goal you desire. It certainly is not the only way to achieve the benefits of exercise but is certainly the perfect place to do it.If you are a regular gym member have a look to see if you are guilty of these common errors.
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Motor Sport Psychology - Seven key steps to making sport psychology help you go faster - 0 views

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    Many of you in motor racing and motor sport will be unsure of what sport psychology is and if this is the case, then you'll certainly be unsure of how it can help you go faster more often. This article will address these two questions.
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Motor Sport Psychology - Fear of Failure or Need to Achieve? - 0 views

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    Fear of Failure or Need to Achieve? Which side of the line are you on? The battle between fear of losing and the need to achieve and which trait the top racers have
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Five ways a word that generates a snigger can help you achieve your racing goals - 0 views

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    There's a word in sport psychology that always generates a snigger whenever I introduce it to a client and especially so when I use it at a workshop. That word is 'arousal'. So what is it, and why should you bother about it if you want to go faster?
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What is Exercise Science? - 0 views

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    Exercise Science is a theory-based, research-led discipline that seeks applied solutions to health problems related to physical inactivity.
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Focus determines your Results - 0 views

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    How many of you have big dreams and goals that you want to achieve with greater certainty!
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Have I got the Yips? - 0 views

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    In the golf world, the 'yips' can be used to describe any kind of loss of putting form but amongst golf coaching professionals, it is normally reserved for a serious breakdown in the psycho-neuro-muscular process of hitting the ball at all.
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Prison Counsellor Now Rehabilitates baseball careers as sports agent - 0 views

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    For the past twenty-five years, Ernie DiStefano has been a criminal justice professional, helping more than one thousand individuals rehabilitate their lives. During this time, DiStefano has also worked in the sports world as a baseball coach, as an assoc
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Who will host the 2016 Olympic Games? - 0 views

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    Although the host city of the 2106 Olympic Games won't be decided until 2009, in Copenhagen, Denmark, the competition already appears to be hotting up.
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