The average amateur runner in the UK is over 7 minutes slower than double Olympic champion Mo Farah, a study has revealed. Researchers analysing the results of over 1000 amateur sports events across the country have calculated that the average amateur 5K time comes in at 20 minutes and 4 seconds, which is 7 minutes and 1 second slower than the 13:03.30 5k time Mo ran at the … [Read more...] about The Average Amateur Runner Found to Be 7 Minutes Slower than Mo Farah
– Irish Research Council highlights pioneering sports research underway in Ireland – Researchers currently working in Ireland are paving the way for future Olympic success stories. That’s according to the Irish Research Council, which today (11.08.16) released details of innovative sports research projects underway in universities nationwide. The research … [Read more...] about Researchers Paving the Way for Future Olympic Success
Pharmaton Active Life and Nutritional Therapist Elsa Jones calling on the nation to wake and make breakfast part of a good morning routine 40% of Irish people would prefer extra time in bed over a healthy breakfast 27% admit to not having breakfast regularly despite an increased awareness of the benefits for optimum physical and mental performance For those … [Read more...] about 40% of Irish people would prefer extra time in bed over a healthy breakfast
Over half (53%) of Irish people confess to having both tried and failed healthy eating plans time and again at the beginning of each year, according to new research from Bord Bia's Potatoes: More Than A Bit On The Side (www.potato.ie) campaign, with 57% of people putting pressure on themselves to battle the bulge left by Christmas calories – setting unrealistic goals that they … [Read more...] about Over Half Of Irish People Try And Fail Healthy Eating Plans Each January
It’s that time of year again, the Christmas gift guides are out and everyone is hoping to find the perfect gift under the tree. Although it may be December, many of us are already starting to map out health-focused New Year’s resolutions and plans to make 2016 our greatest year yet. We imagine that many people will have asked for a piece of fitness tech for Christmas, … [Read more...] about Future health and fitness tech: what will 2016 bring?