ATHLETES SHOULD RESPECT REST

Too often parents tell me that their son or daughter has been training more and more every week, sometimes to the point of exhaustion. My first question to them is, when do they have time to rest and recover?

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ATHLETE SPOTLIGHT: MANUEL GARCIA

July’s athlete spotlight in on long term client Jose ‘Manuel’ Garcia. Manuel has been training with Acceleration since 2005 with a long term goal of improving his all-round athleticism. During his time with us we have seen his 20m sprint drop from 3.30sec to 2.85sec

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ATHLETE SPOTLIGHT: BRIDIE KEAN

This weeks athlete spotlight is on two time Paralympic medallist Bridie Kean. Bridie won a bronze medal at the 2008 Summer Paralympics in Beijing and a silver medal at the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London. Bridie spent many hours in the Acceleration

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IT’S TIME TO PUT THE WORK IN

With all winter codes nearing an end it’s time to start organising your off-season. That may be a foreign concept for some of you, however it is the perfect time to work on your weaknesses and further improve your strengths.

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TRIGGER POINTING IS YOUR FRIEND

SO what do we know about trigger pointing? It hurts. I forget to do it. And I can’t always find time to do it. But I can’t live without it. Trigger points are discrete spots located in skeletal muscle, that produce pain either on the trigger point or in a

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IMPORTANCE OF STRENGTH TRAINING

An effective strength training & conditioning program is essential for the fitness of football teams and also, for the well-being of all athletes. It is effective in helping players in preventing injuries and giving them an edge with strength and fitness

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SPORTS: THE FOOD FOR MIND AND BODY

Playing sports could be immensely beneficial for everyone both old and young alike. Sports can really help in enhancing your health and fitness and in boosting team spirit and a sense of achievement. If you are playing a sport that you enjoy and love playing

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SOME AMAZING BENEFITS OF STRENGTH TRAINING

Your fitness regimen should include strength training as it could be beneficial to you in a number of ways. Strength training is effective in improving your balance, strengthening your bones and helping you to lose weight and look better. Remember strength training

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