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How Can I Stay Motivated to Exercise Through the Winter?

Fitness enthusiasts make exercising look so easy. But deep down they know the kind of commitment that is necessary to push themselves. You’ll be surprised how much of inner drive it takes just to stick to a training schedule. When the colder months come around this becomes even more challenging. It’s actually easier to walk away and retreat into hibernation. But it doesn’t have to be that way at all. Here are some tips to help you beat those [...]

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How do you feel today?

Someone asked me the other day if I was always cheerful and the simple answer is yes. Certainly there are days when I’m more tired from restless sleep or tired from dealing with inconsiderate people but I make a conscious effort to not let it affect my whole day. I see red just like anyone else but I don’t paint my entire being with it. This hasn’t always been the case, it could be that I’m growing milder as I [...]


Product Review – Purple Balance

As many of you already know, balancing personal athletic and performance goals whilst maintaining a commitment to a diet that is ethical, sustainable, and wholesome, can be somewhat of a difficult task. My own training goals mean that I have to maintain a relatively high protein intake, but during the month of September I made a commitment to my body and my planet to up my intake of protein from plant based sources, limiting my consumption of protein from [...]


What makes women feel confident?

It is so important that women feel confident about themselves… Why? Well because our confidence has a direct or indirect effect on all other areas of our lives – whether it is our professional, home, as a mother, or within a relationship. With this in mind HTM, asked a group of mothers of school-aged children, (the women’s ages varied from 25-45), what it is that makes them feel confident. So using this info – we have put together a list of [...]

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Go for a run with your makeup on

A part of balancing your work and home life is allocating time for fitness; you may not be an Olympic athlete performing to thousands of spectators, but when it comes to appearance, we all love to look camera ready. The obstacle that most of us run into is wearing makeup during a workout whilst avoiding a sweaty face meltdown. There are a few very simple tricks to applying stay-proof makeup, and the first is ‘less is more’. Sport’s makeup should [...]

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Strength Training for Speed: Book Recommendation

HTM recommends expertly written Strength Training for Speed: Scientific Principles and Practical Application. This sport book, published by Lotus is available at Amazon, and is released 30 June 2014 Speed is integral to the successful performance of both individuals and teams in a host of diverse sports; and knowledge of the ways in which high-performance athletes train to develop this quality is highly sought after. Strength Training for Speed, released 30 June, is a one-stop resource for coaches and athletes looking to enhance sprinting [...]