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Posted on 20 March 2017

What is my Target Heart Rate?

What is my Target Heart Rate?

Heart rate is the number of times your heart beats in a minute. The target part refers to getting your heart rate to sit within a certain number of beats. This is a particularly common thing to do for runners but has also been popular for people training to lose weight.

Posted on 08 March 2017

How to Develop Speed

How to Develop Speed

This week on Balls'n'All, I discuss speed - namely, how some people have natural speed and how you can gain speed. Discussed are the body parts that help with speed, and how you can strengthen them to increase your own speed, whether it be for a 100m sprint, 10km run, or just your weekend sport.

Posted on 01 February 2017

How to Prevent Hamstring Injuries

How to Prevent Hamstring Injuries

This week on Balls 'n' All, I take a look at what can cause hamstring injuries in sports people and, most importantly, how to prevent them. I cover exercises you can do to strengthen your hamstrings, and exercises to avoid (for instance, the traditional leg curl). Technique is also important when it comes to looking after your hamstrings.

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