How Athletes Can Improve Their Sleep Hygiene 🧘😴🛌

sleep hygiene

This article is evidence-based, verified by Dr Ahmed Zayed

Are you the type of person who spends their nights lost in thought and staring at the clock?

Sleep is one of the most important facets of living a healthy life. However, lots of folks, particularly athletes, young adults, and of course, students are known to have some of the worst sleep schedules out of most groups. It can be hard going from a busy and rough day to putting in the effort needed to maintain a healthy and consistent sleep schedule.

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Royal Navy Pre Joining Fitness Test – Your 3-month Training Plan To Success 🏃‍♂️🎖️⛑️🇬🇧

royal navy pre joining fitness test

Volunteering for the Royal Navy as a Rating, an Officer, or as a Diver is a courageous decision. It requires a level of mental and physical endurance that most average individuals cannot even begin to fathom.

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Stretching to Improve Flexibility for MMA and Jiu-Jitsu 🧘🥋

flexibility for mma and jiu-jitsu

Some may say that fitness is a form of self-care, but I’d like to keep things simple and instead call it a discipline. To quote Jocko Willink, “Discipline equals freedom,” and I couldn’t agree more. Flexibility for MMA and Jiu-Jitsu cannot be ignored if you want to progress.

It is also one of the most challenging goals to achieve for many people. Hitting the gym takes a lot of motivation. Often, this motivation deteriorates when we receive validation from our peers or whenever we hit our arbitrary powerlifting goals. You may bump up the motivation temporarily by purchasing a new pair of MMA shoes, or a nice shiny new mouth guard, or a gym bag, but this won’t last.

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How To Train For Your First Tough Mudder 🏃‍♂️🏃🏽‍♀️🎽🏅

how to train for your first tough mudder

Obstacle course races (OCRs) are sweeping the globe in popularity. Challenges like 20’ high cargo net climbs, 40lbs log carries, crawling through cold and sticky mud, and of course, running, test every aspect of an athlete’s fitness level.  

Should I Do Pull-Ups Every Day? (7 Reasons Why)💪

Pull ups on the bar

Doing pull-ups every day because we’ve seen it in a Rocky 6 montage might look great but is it good to do? Some variation of a pull-up should be in your workout routine, but to do it every day goes against a lot of the science. The old saying “less is more” is highly relevant in answering this question. In short, you probably shouldn’t be doing pull-ups every day if your goal is strength, muscle growth, endurance, or to do more pull-ups!

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