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What is N.E.A.T. and why does it matter?

N.E.A.T. Non-exercise activity thermogenesis is what it stands for and it is the energy expended for everything we do that is not sleeping, eating or sports-like exercise. It ranges from the energy expended walking to work, typing, performing yard work, undertaking agricultural tasks to menial activities such as fidgeting. Why should

How metabolism can influence body weight

Metabolism describes the process of the body expending energy and burning calories. Metabolism relies on the nutrients you consume in order to convert it into energy and the body will use that energy to breathe, circulate blood, repair cells and functions. Metabolism can be fast, slow, or ‘average’ – it depends

The Cathartic Power of Running

If you’d have said to me 25 years ago that I would be regularly running 3-4 times a week I’d have been very surprised! My memories of running were having a smoke on the cross country run at school and subsequently finding that running was really difficult for me, when

Is Tech Ruining Your Run?

We are surrounded by tech. The internet of things has infiltrated almost every area of our lives - health and fitness is no exception. Whether it’s via your smartphone, smartwatch or one or even all of the other numerous devices out there, the chances are you spend more time getting