Recovery is more than just resting

February 7, 2017 Fitness Wellbeing 0

I have written a lot about the importance of recovery after training.  But there is also another side to this.  Not just the physical but the mental recovery after training is important too.  Recovery whilst going through stress could cause you problems.

The importance of sleep

March 25, 2015 Wellbeing 1

Sleep is a very under estimated part of your training. I have been sick recently and this has affected the quality and amount of my sleep and I have noticed how this impacts on me during the day. The amount of sleep you need is unique to each of us. But one thing that applies… Read more

Soft kitty, sleepy kitty, little ball of fur…….

December 6, 2013 Brazilian Jiu Jitsu General Wellbeing 0

So apart from the Big Bang Theory reference what am I talking about?  Well it’s all about sleep.  I have been sleeping really poorly for the last week or so and it has had a big impact on me. I think that the importance of quality sleep is vastly underestimated. For me it either takes… Read more

Cuddle a kiwi to help you sleep

October 22, 2012 Diet Wellbeing 0

Ok so a lied a little in the title, you don’t actually cuddle the kiwi fruit you eat it.  But there has been a study that has proven that eating 100g of kiwi fruit (2 medium sized kiwi fruit) one hour before going to bed can help with sleep.  When you read the actual study… Read more