#FridayFood Nutrition

Nutrition is key for our health, performance and happiness, can be really confusing yet I always believe, keep it simple & be your own detective.   So listen to how your body responds when you eat different things, and know sometimes what’s ‘right’ at one stage/age/goal in your life could change. And never be afraid […]

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#WednesdayWorkout: Kate’s L’Étape du tour experience

EP Therapist Kate takes us through her L’Étape du tour experience and how to train for endurance cycling…   ‘It was a day of triumph in Paris as Egan Bernal celebrated his official victory at the Tour de France on Sunday.’   “I watched the pros climb the alps for stage 20 of the tour […]

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#SaturdayEvents The Great Exmoor Ride

On it’s third outing the Great Exmoor Ride is a little more challenging than #TeamEnergised client favourite Great Weston Ride but again set through stunning countryside, worthy of the effort up the climbs finishing at Blue Anchor on the coast.   EP Therapist Gail will be supporting at the finish this year for anyone needing a bit of a boost with […]

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#ThursdayTherapy: What is proprioception?

 EP Therapist Gail explains that proprioception “is your brains awareness of where your body is in space…   As part of the Sports Therapy course I’m completing at the moment we had a nice little refresher on #proprioception, what it means and how important it is with performance and post injury recovery.   We have […]

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#ThursdayTherapy Gail is training in Sports Therapy…

EP Massage Therapist Gail is expanding her knowledge by training in Sports Therapy at Active Health Group in Manchester over the next year, all finished off with a dissertation!   “As you know at Energised Performance we feel continual learning makes us better therapists and gives value to our clients. I’ve been wanting to do […]

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#SundayThought Mindset tips for switching to Trail Running

Have you wanted to try trail running but not sure how to prepare for the differences to road running? Things like pace and times need re-evaluating due to the more technical nature of trail running. www.polar.com/road-to-trail-running These tips from Polar​ can also be applied when switching from road cycling to mountain biking. Another side of […]

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#ThursdayTherapy: Pre and post massage benefits and purpose…

What’s the difference between pre and post race massage and what impact can it have? EP Therapist Gail explains what they both mean and why we adapt treatments accordingly. “I recently worked out at the ITU World Championship in Pontevedra with Team GB Age Group, plus a few Aussies, as part of the Nirvana Europe team – […]

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#ThursdayTherapy Post Marathon Recovery

Recovery, I feel it’s really important yet often forgotten about:   The power of good recovery, my 4 simple tips, pick one and commit by replying and scheduling in your diary:   1. Daily stretching, breathing and mobilising. Will do wonders for your posture, prevent injury and enhance recovery. It also gives you a time […]

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#TuesdayCharity: coping with the pressure of challenge events and fundraising

A little different to our normal #TuesdayCharity post, yet the fundraising is an important aspect of any charity challenge and it can be a massive pressure on top of all the training for the challenge itself. Great blog post from the guys at Sports Injury Fix on the pressures that we can feel…. www.sportsinjuryfix.com/under-pressure At Energised Performance, charity and giving […]

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#WednesdayWorkout: Quick Marathon Mindset Race Weekend Tips

Here are some Quick Marathon Mindset Tips…. although they work for any distance and sport…. give it a go and let me know how you get on. I shared some of them at the Manchester Marathon Evening on stage (Photo), such an amazing line up of speakers and athletes… Write a plan down, how to have your […]

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