London Marathon Training

London Marathon Training

London Marathon Training

The London marathon is less than 8 weeks away and training should be going well at this point. Distances should be increasing and fitness should be improving, you should be feeling good about your running.

If you are new to distance running you may not be aware of some simple but important strategies and methods which could benefit your progression, reduce the possibility of injury and ultimately increase your race time.

Read on….

 

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Motivation to exercise - what provides the motivation to train?

Motivation to exercise – what provides the motivation to train?

Motivation to exercise – what provides the motivation to train?

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These reasons are many:

  • Health improvement
  • Aesthetic development
  • Good old fashioned weight loss
  • Sport performance and competition
  • Mental health
  • Social integration

…are some of the main reasons people undertake exercise.

Here are our insights into why we and our clients chose to take up exercise….

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Why do you exercise, mind or body? The science behind the feeling good.

Why do you exercise?

Have you ever considered the scientific reasons behind why you exercise?

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These reasons are many:

  • Cardiorespiratory function improvement
  • Musculoskeletal strengthening
  • Neurological benefits
  • Endocrine and biochemical function improvement
  • Body weight normalization
  • etc, etc

These benefits are some of the reasons we feel better when we undertake exercise. Some people simply want to reduce their body fat or look more toned and this may make them feel better, more confident and therefore happier.

So lets go a little further….

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The secret to weight loss

The secret to weight loss

The secret to weight loss

 

Want to lose weight? The most common goal clients usually have is weight loss. Do you want to learn the secret to weight loss?

The secret to weight loss

The world of health and fitness is littered with myths, legends and uncertainty. Methods are often as far from science as possible. People seeking to lose weight (or more correctly body fat) often do manage changes through diet and/or exercise but find the method unsustainable and pile the fat back on.

The true secret is not glitzy but it is 100% science based and if followed will guarantee success and sustainability.

The exercise physiologists at Pete Fraser Fitness, Mayfair provide you with the weight loss secret knowledge.

Bring forth the secret of weight loss

 

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How to use foam rollers at Pete Fraser Fitness

Rollers – an athlete`s secret weapon

Rollers for runners

Rollers – any benefit to a runner?   Yes, we think so!

Foam rollers are useful to improve muscle flexibility and promote muscle “maintenance”. At Pete Fraser Fitness we use them regularly for client prehabilitation (preventative exercise) to help reduce the possibility of injury from tight muscles. Read more to find out how…..

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consultation

Fitness Q & A Surgery @ Pete Fraser Fitness

Fitness Q & A Surgery @ Pete Fraser Fitness

 

Available now… 15 minutes for £15 – Q & A session with a Pete Fraser Fitness sports scientist trainer

 

Meet our experts for a 15 minute, private Q & A face-to-face consultation in our Mayfair gym & tap into our expert knowledgepersonal training consultation

 

Your opportunity to talk to the best trainers in London & ask all your questions such as…

  • Worried that your running or lifting technique is incorrect but your trainer is unsure what to do?
  • Not sure what and how much to eat before a marathon?
  • Still feel lower back pain even though you’re working your core?
  • Worried about why you’re holding onto abdominal fat even though your working out 4 x per week?
  • Am I able to change my body shape and what’s the most effective method?

Ask our professionals the answers to these and endless more – boost your fitness with our know-how today!

 

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Blueberries

Our recommended top food No. 10 – Blueberries

Blueberries

Blueberries are one of our special favourites. Not just because they are packed with excellent nutrients, they are also good looking and exceptionally tasty too. Roll-on berry season!

Nutritionally they are very low in saturated fat, cholesterol and sodium. They are a good source of dietary fibre and an excellent source of Vitamins C, K and manganese. However, they should be consumed in moderation as they contain natural fruit sugars.

Packed with so many essential nutrients, what is there not to love?!

Read more about how this top 10 food can improve your health & sports performance…

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Kale - food for health

Our recommended top food No. 9 – Kale

Kale

Kale is a dark green leafy vegetable low in saturated fat and cholesterol. It’s a good source of fibre, plant protein, thiamine, riboflavin, folate, iron, magnesium and phosphorus. It’s also an excellent source of vitamins A, C, K and B6, also calcium, potassium, manganese and copper.

Packed with so many essential nutrients, what is there not to like?!

Read more about how this top 10 food can improve your health & sports performance…

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