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The majority of the sporting professionals started sport at a young age, and many of them specialised early. But not necessarily only playing their highest achieving sport.

How much sugar is in your drink? It’s a question that’s being asked more and more regularly as we better understand what’s in our food and the health affects it has on our body.

With the Paralympics now in full swing, showcasing the best Athletes disability sport has to offer, what can we learn from the games?

With children going back to school after a busy and active Summer they shouldstill try to get that well needed exercise. Children should aim for at least 1 hour per day physical activity according to the CDC.

Exercise has long been linked to an increase of memory and better learning due to proteins such as dopamine that are released affecting the part of the brain related to memory.

A new study carried out by Nottingham Trent University suggests that not only does Sprint training help us increase our physical speed but also our mental speed. The study carried out replicated typical playground games by getting 12 year olds to sprint for a 10 second period followed by a 50 second period of walking and repeated this.