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Training Scrapbook – A bonus tip for even better Training and Motivation

Training Scrapbook – A bonus tip for even better Training and Motivation Last week, after I spoke about 5 simple tips for a better workout , I got some great feedback from a friend on another technique that he used in his workouts for extra drive and motivation, and so after trying it out myself, […]

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5 Simple Tips For A Better Workout

Enjoy the process of becoming better with these tips for a better workout: No matter what your type of training you’re doing it is really important to do so efficiently and look to optimise your workouts for optimal results. Here are my top five really simple tips for a better workout that anyone can apply […]

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Love pressure – its nothing but the shadow of great opportunity.

‘Love pressure, its nothing but the shadow of great opportunity’ This week’s blog is all about that thing so many of us love to hate – pressure. We all have to deal with tight, tense situations where we feel that uncomfortable sensation of endless pressure bearing down on us, with its ever-present companion, the crushing […]

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Patience, Patience, Patience

Patience, Patience, Patience We all know the old saying of patience being a virtue; it’s just a fact of life that we need a little patience so often in whatever we’re working towards, anything worth doing will undoubtedly take a little time. It’s so common for our patience to really be tested on the journey […]

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My Hamstring Tear – Listen to Your Body!

Unfortunately this week I learned a lesson the hard way. Your body is a fantastically intelligent thing which should never be underestimated in terms of its capabilities and the biofeedback that it can provide to you. I know I’ve been abit ignorant of what its told me a few time in the past and gotten […]

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Overcoming Adversity, you can do it!

Looking back on the last week or 10 days there seems to have been a common link running throughout, from small, personal things to the ginormous, global events my week has been littered with overcoming adversity. It is something that we all have to do in life at different times and in different contexts. Sometimes […]

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Roy Barber

Set your goals, work hard and believe, then you’re going achieve

As I look out onto the bright, sunny morning,  a warm breeze rustles through the budding trees, flowering daffodils stand proud from the soil, thoughts of ‘blimey, it must be hot!’ enter my head as I see a series of postmen pass by, braving their shorts for the first time this year. Winter might actually […]

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The Top Ten Fastest Men Of All Time

After last weeks blog, in which I gave a preview of the up coming 2013 sprinting season, I was challenged by a couple of mates to name as many of the worlds top ten fastest men in order of speed as I could. How many might you be able to name do you reckon? Bolt […]

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Life at Loughborough Uni: 100m 2013 Preview

The Fast and Injurious – Potentially the greatest year for sprinting ever was begun by Bolt and Powell this weekend…. It is no secret, to anyone that knows me or has read some of my previous blogs ,that I am a massive fan of athletics, in particular sprinting. I’m lucky enough to be able to […]

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Life at Loughborough Uni: Time to Trial

After a gruelling winter of hard work, pounding around the track and working away in the weight room, today I was to step back out onto the track to compete, not just with my opponents but also with myself. Bar a couple of small indoor meetings, this would be my first real race in six […]

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