Category: Health

How does our circadian rhythm affect athletic performance?

Mark Taylor (@coolerking198 on twitter) recently asked me to research the affect circadian rhythms have on athletic performance. What on earth is that I thought!? So he sent me a piece of research to start me off.

ACL reconstruction: 13 years on

BACKGROUND September 2008. Kettering rugby club. I am playing in the lock position. I had complained to the coach a few times that my fellow lock kept collapsing – bad technique – and was concerned that someone was going to get injured. I was… Continue Reading “ACL reconstruction: 13 years on”

Light therapy to wake you… have YOU ever considered it?

For quite some time now I have been trialling a light up alarm clock that brightens like the sunrise, instead of making a traditional ringing sound. I didn’t think it would work either but a year on, I am way past doubting that at… Continue Reading “Light therapy to wake you… have YOU ever considered it?”

PowerBreathe Guest Blog: Duncan Kerr and the K5

I have been using the POWERbreathe K5 for the past 3 months and have made some tremendous gains in my inspiratory muscle strength.