PERFORMANCE ANALYSIS: CAN ATHLETES DO WITHOUT IT?

Within the last ten years plus, there is no doubt that Performance Analysis has taken a more regular front seat in an athlete's training regime. Whether it be the average gym goer filming themselves lift or an elite football side focusing on how their opposition attack the goal, analysis has certainly taken a more front … Continue reading PERFORMANCE ANALYSIS: CAN ATHLETES DO WITHOUT IT?

PERFORMANCE ENHANCING DRUGS IN SPORT: SHOULD THEY BE BANNED?

Following the latest revelation of drug use in cycling, the question rising to the surface is simple. Should all drugs be allowed in sport to level out the competitive playing field? THE LATEST REVALATION British and former Team Sky cyclist, Josh Edmondson, is the latest athlete to reveal that he broke the sport’s rules by … Continue reading PERFORMANCE ENHANCING DRUGS IN SPORT: SHOULD THEY BE BANNED?

FACT OR MYTH: DOES LISTENING TO MUSIC REALLY ENHANCE YOUR SPORTING PERFORMANCE?

2017 marks the ten year anniversary of the national governing body for the USA Track and Field Athletics events banning the use of headphones and the use of portable audio players amongst its athletes.  The reason cited was to ‘ensure safety and prevent runners having a competitive edge’. The rule was much contested amongst athletes … Continue reading FACT OR MYTH: DOES LISTENING TO MUSIC REALLY ENHANCE YOUR SPORTING PERFORMANCE?