Monthly Archives: May 2014

Ten Minutes with Jamie Overton – Somerset and England Bowler

Somerset and England cricketer Jamie Overton has taken time out of his schedule to answer some questions for us about his cricket career so far… Every Professional Player started by playing club cricket – how did you get into the game to start with? I got into the game from my dad, just going to watch him play on Saturdays … Continue reading

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So How Fit Are You?

  Assessing your fitness levels Why do fitness if you don’t have a starting point and can’t see your progression? I have chosen 7 different exercises to work out your overall fitness levels. Bleep test: This is a great way of testing your Aerobic capacity. Cones are placed out twenty metres apart. You have to run between these meeting the … Continue reading

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Best England Kit Since ’66?

We want to know what has been the BEST England kit since the infamous World Cup ’66 victory and we need YOUR help! All you have to do is click which home kit is your favourite and voilà your vote has been counted. As an incentive for helping us discover England’s greatest strip, your vote will entitle you to an … Continue reading

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Tips from the trainer – Sports Nutrition

With the recent BBC documentary showing the comparisons between the effects of fat and sugar on the body I thought I would delve more into this, looking at the link between food and fitness. Food is broken down into 3 different groups: Carbohydrates, fats and proteins. I would recommend that you have around 55% carbohydrates, 30% fat and 15% protein. … Continue reading

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