Author: Human Kinetics

summer sale now on

Summer SALE now on

The Human Kinetics Summer Sale has officially landed! Save up to 35% on all published titles (print and eBooks) and the more you spend, the more you save: Spend £100+ and SAVE 35% with code SUMMERSALE35 Spend £50+ and SAVE 30% with code SUMMERSALE30 Spend under £50 and SAVE 25% with code SUMMERSALE25 Don’t forget to use your code at checkout to redeem your discount. With so much choice across our website we wanted to highlight a few of our top picks to snap up in the sale. For the Runners The fourth edition of Daniels’ Running Formula is here – written by an author described as “The world’s best running coach”. Daniels continues to help you run faster and stronger, with new insights from Daniels’ Run SMART Project,. You’ll discover the components that make the training formula work whilst also learning different types of training – from treadmill training to training at altitude, complete with modifications for runners aged 6-80. You’ll gain expert advice on everything from an 800 metre run to ultra runs. For the Fitness Professionals Boasting clientele including Julia Roberts …


Athletes’ hydration needs before, during and after exercise

Maintaining your hydration status is of utmost importance to both your overall health and athletic performance. In fact, studies have consistently confirmed the link between hydration status and athletic performance in activities ranging from submaximal exercise to maximal-intensity aerobic performance in both warm and hot environments. But how much should you drinking and when should you be drinking it? We explore these questions in this post, adapted from High-Performance Nutrition for Masters Athletes.

What is ‘Anti’ core training?

When thinking of core strength many of us often envisage a six-pack, which whilst looking aesthetically pleasing, may not necessarily translate to purposeful function in the athletic arena. In this blog post adapted from Functional Training Anatomy we explore the core’s role in working as stabilisers and anti-movement muscles. We look at different core exercises and the movements they prevent rather than the movements they create.