137 articles tagged with "Performance"
The sports tech that actually makes you faster (but is it ethically right to use it?)
Dr Bryce Dyer explores some of the current technological innovations in sport to see if they really can give you a performance gain...
3 ways to mentally adapt to training in extreme heat
Sports Scientist and Endurance Coach Tom Walker explains what he's learned about mentally preparing for the heat after moving from Wales to Dubai...
Why your performance will decline with age (and how you can slow that decline!)
Dr Bryce Dyer considers the evidence around the aging-performance relationship and suggests ways that you can slow the decline and maintain your performance levels as you grow older...
The Japanese Way: Why don't Japan dominate major marathon races?
Award-winning author Adharanand Finn explores why 'The Japanese Way' means the country's marathon runners don't dominate the sport as perhaps they should...
How to pace your ultra race
Pacing your ultra can be difficult, so record-breaking ultrarunner Damian Hall has shared the 4 mantras he follows in order to be 'the fastest tortoise'...
How many hours should athletes train during pregnancy?
Sports Scientist Inez Griffin explores the literature and guidance for athletes training during pregnancy, and provides some practical training advice for pregnant mothers...
How to train for hill races
International Mountain Leader and UESCA qualified ultra running coach Sam Hill explains how you can train for hilly races, even if you don't live in a hilly area.
How to use the rowing machine for cross-training
Sports Journalist Patrick Wilkins and Masters Rowing Coach Bill Chambers give an insight into how you can use the rowing machine for cross-training...
Ultra training: Is it possible to stay injury free?
GB athlete and UKA coach Damian Hall tempts fate by explaining how he's dodged injury niggles for four years despite 100-mile races and training weeks.
How does sleep deprivation affect athletic performance?
Sports Scientist Inez Griffin explores the relationship between a lack of quality sleep and athletic performance, and offers practical advice for improving how you sleep.
The art of tapering (and a tale of two tapers)
Andy Blow recalls two very different experiences of race tapering to illustrate there's more than one way to build up to your A race.
The science of tapering: how should you taper before a race?
Sports Scientist Abby Coleman looks at whether athletes should taper before races, and provides practical advice on when, why and how athletes can optimise the taper period.