Economic Matters – Weekly Newsletter – 308

Peak Performance Newsletter Peak Performance – Newsletter Issue Number: 308 June 26, 2017 Economic Matters   Back in the 19th century, British Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli achieved lasting fame by initiating a wide range of legislation to improve educational opportunities and the life of working people. Disraeli was also a colourful character renowned for his […]

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Drowning in hydration advice

The past couple of weeks have seen our first taste of real summer weather, with temperatures climbing to nearly 30°C in the Scottish Highlands! While training in fine summer weather is undoubtedly more enjoyable than slogging through long, cold and dismal winter, it does bring its own challenges – the main one being to keep […]

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Risks of sauna-induced weight loss

Sauna-induced dehydration is an effective way for athletes competing in weight class events to lose weight rapidly before competition, according to a new study from Spain. However, female athletes may find the weight loss benefits cancelled out by a decrease in explosive power. Athletes competing in such events as weight-lifting, judo, karate, boxing, rowing and […]

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