Tapering for events – what is it and why do it.

What is tapering? “Tapering = maximising recovery, not fitness.” While we are exercising and training, we are actually damaging and breaking down our body (the muslces etc).  In other words, we are actually in worse shape when we finish a training session than we were when we started!  This is obvious when you see people … Read more Tapering for events – what is it and why do it.

Fit for Health, Life and Performance.

1. Fit for Health

The World Health Organisation defines health as:

“Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity”.

Two thirds of the adult UK population is now considered obese. According to figures from the National Audit Office, obesity can take up to nine years off your lifespan. You are also far more likely to get many other problems, including:

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