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Greg Whyte

#Team9BAR

It has been a baptism of fire over the last 4 weeks for our 9 runners preparing for the Newham Great Run. With such a short period of time to prepare for the 10km the focus has been on progressively increasing the distance by using a walk/run strategy slowly introducing longer episodes of running. Alongside

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Greg Whyte

Greg’s top 9 ways to keep you motivated this January…

You can do it! 1.Think big & be specific: New Years resolutions are all about setting yourself a goal but all-to-often we either don’t bother or we make the goal unachievable. Make sure you set yourself a target that is challenging but achievable. 2. Believe in yourself: The biggest barrier to achieving success is often

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9BAR Training

9 reasons 9BAR should be part of your training diet

Calling all exercise enthusiasts – here’s 9 reasons you should be eating 9BARs as part of your training diet! 1.) It’s full of lots of lovely natural plant based ingredients. The unique mix of seeds makes it the perfect snack for all types of workouts! 2.) 9BAR has low GI, which means it’s there for

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Heart

9 freaky facts you didn’t know about your heart

In honour of World Heart Day we’ve searched high and low to find some fun and freaky facts about our hearts! 1.) It can predict the future. No it’s not an actual time machine, but recent studies at the University of California show the heart can anticipate certain events without any clues! Pretty spooky ey?!

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Cyclists Relate To

9 things every cyclist can relate to!

Peddles, punctures and creaky, squeaky noises – here’s 9 things that every cyclist can relate to! 1.) Safety first Yeah, yeah, we know it’s essential, but you’ll never understand the meaning of a ‘bad hair day’ until you’ve cycled to work in torrential weathers and then struggled to make your helmet hair look somewhat half decent

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Benefits of Sun

The benefits of sunlight

The 20th March officially marks the start of Spring equinox! To help you get in the spirit for Spring, here’s 9 facts you probably didn’t know about the power of sunlight! 1.) It has been suggested sunlight can improve our general wellbeing and make us feel cheerier by causing us to produce more of our

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First Marathon Tips

Training tips for your first marathon

Subheading to go here 1. Your trainers are key – footwear options differ for different running terrains. Make sure you get the correct trainers for your running – we would always recommend you get them fitted professionally. Think about shoe choice a few months before your race. Wear the shoes on some shorter runs, test

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Importance of Water

Reasons why water is your ultimate workout essential

Did you know that 16th – 22nd March is National Nutrition and Hydration Week? To mark the occasion, here’s 9 quick fire reasons that H20 is the holy grail of workout essentials! 1. 65% of your body consists of water, if you lose it, it has to be replaced. 2. It flushes toxic waste and

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Do Before Breakfast

9 things to do before breakfast

Urgh is that the sound of my alarm again…? We all know the feeling, the sick realisation it’s time to leave the cosy cocoon of your bed. Learning how to be more of a morning person isn’t something that comes naturally to everyone, but here’s 9 top tips on how you can get your day

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