Get started : Indoor Climbing

A strong grip is essential for a wide range of sports, from weightlifting to calisthenics, obstacle racing to pole dancing. Grip strength can be the difference between nailing or failing that last rep. 

Spicy Pumpkin & Bean Chilli (Gluten/Dairy Free, Vegan)

Buying food when it’s in season is the cheapest time to buy, so make good use of those pumpkins, as they’ll be around until December. You can pick up a huge pumpkin that’ll easily feed a family or numerous meals for yourself, for around £1.

Get started : Running

If you’ve never run before, thats ok. We all start at the same place… The beginning. As with anything, the chances of bounding off like Usain Bolt on your first run are slim. It will take time, patience and dedication, so don’t be put off if you find the first few runs difficult. This isContinue reading “Get started : Running”

Why Obstacle Racers Should Embrace Running

In November 2016, I competed in the UK Obstacle Race Championships. I did my first obstacle race in May 2015 but the season of 2016 was the year I really got stuck in (the mud), racing at least once a month.

Dancers | How To Get Out Of A Creative Rut

Dancing is an incredible form of self expression. The body can convey emotion in ways that words cannot. Movement makes us feel good. So when you plateau for no known reason and the body seems unable to transit a feeling like it once could, it can be very disheartening. Plateauing in a sport you love is like being dumped.Continue reading “Dancers | How To Get Out Of A Creative Rut”

Sweet ’N’ Creamy Banana Thickshake (Dairy Free)

This shake is full of healthy fats, fibre and carbohydrates. Bananas are a high sugar fruit but are a fantastic source of nutrients, including a range of vitamins, magnesium, calcium, iron and potassium. Potassium helps with body functions such as muscle contraction, therefore low levels of potassium can lead to muscle cramps. 

What Are The Differences? | Food Allergy, Food Intolerance And Coeliac Disease

There are many options now available for those who suffer from food allergy, intolerance and coeliac disease but the distinction between the three is often misunderstood. 

Spicy Gouda & Chive Risotto (Vegetarian/Low FODMAP/Gluten Free)

This recipe was adapted from a friend of mine, fellow photographer Luca Nocera. It doesn’t require many perishable, fresh ingredients, so as long as you keep stocked up on a few essentials, you’ll be good to go.

Body Shape Training | Workouts To Suit You

  At Sets & Reps, we’re always seeking out other industry professionals, so couldn’t pass up the chance to speak to Coco Tomas. Coco is a WBFF Pro Diva Fitness Model and London based certified group fitness, Pilates and yoga instructor. The media is often pushing body image stereotypes that just don’t work for everyone,Continue reading “Body Shape Training | Workouts To Suit You”