Ask the Expert: Sean Boret (Eton College)

Sean is the Strength & Conditioning Coach for Eton College, Windsor. Working in fitness & coaching since 1993, Sean moved to schools and youth coaching in the noughties. The current focus of his role is the development of a Health & Wellbeing programme for the boys that will help underpin performance both in the classroom […]

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Book Review: ShoeDog

Title: Shoe Dog: A Memoir by the Creator of NIKE Author: Phil McKnight Topic: Autobiography, Business Appropriate for: Athletes, Coaches, Overall rating: 5/5 – go out and get it now!!! Overview: Obviously I have heard of Nike. Everyone has. I’d even heard a little bit about how Nike came up with their famous “Waffle” shoe, […]

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Ask the Expert: Renee McGregor

Renee is a leading Sports and Eating disorder specialist dietitian with 20 years experience working in clinical and performance nutrition, with Olympic (London, 2012), Paralympic (Rio, 2016) and Commonwealth (Queensland, 2018) teams. She is presently working with numerous national governing bodies, including Scottish Gymnastics, The GB 24 hour Running squad and The England Ballet company. […]

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Ask the Expert: Erica Suter

Erica Suter is a soccer performance coach based in Baltimore, MD, who trains youth athletes (ages 8-25) in the areas of speed, strength, agility, and conditioning at JDyer Strength and Conditioning. She has been a coach for over 7 years, with a passion to teach youth athletes relentless consistency, and to develop them under a […]

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2019 Athletic Evolution Conference

We are very pleased to announce the 2019 Athletic Evolution Conference will take place on Sunday, June 2nd in partnership with Edinburgh Leisure! This is the 2nd edition of the conference and this year we have another exciting lineup of guests spanning a variety of topics such as Growth and Maturation, Psychology, Nutrition and Strength […]

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Ask the Expert: Tilly Spurr (EatYourselfBrilliant)

Tilly SpurR is a SENr Sports Nutritionist who specialises in working with young people early in their sporting careers. Tilly has a BSc from Edinburgh, an MSc in Nutritional Medicine from the University of Surrey and is currently completing a PhD in Developmental Physiology and Performance Nutrition at the University of Chichester. She teaches at […]

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Ask the Expert: Sam Guy and Rob Smaldon (Cornwall High Performance)

Sam Guy and Rob Smaldon are the founders of Cornwall High Performance, delivering the Child to Champion program, a fantastic LTAD program delivered to youth athletes. Their mission at CHP is to provide all aspiring athletes at any level, background, and age the opportunity to access the highest quality of physical development, so performance peaks […]

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Book Review: The ONE Thing

Title:The One Thing: The Surprisingly Simple Truth Behind Extraordinary Results Author: Gary Keller and Jay Papasan Topic: Psychology, Habits and Routines Appropriate for: Anyone interested in improving! Overall rating: 5/5 – go out and get it now!!! Overview: David Cowan – a colleague of mine at the Borders and East Lothian Academy, gave me this […]

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Workshop Review: How to utilise gymnastic conditioning

On Sunday 31st March, Athletic Evolution and Edinburgh Leisure hosted a workshop led by 2018 Commonwealth Games Gymnast, Shannon Archer. This practical workshop focussed on how sport coaches could utilise gymnastic activities in their own sport coaching. Given the mistaken clash with Mother’s day, we had a great turnout of 25 attendees… The main inspiration […]

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Ask the Expert: Owen Southgate (NYFA Sweden)

Owen Southgate is the Founder and Coach Mentor Coordinator at NYFA Sweden, previously coaching for Queens Park Rangers FC, Ipswich Town FC and St Albans City, as well as a Tutor and Mentor for the Bedfordshire and Middlesex Football Association. 1)What has led you into youth sport? I have incredible memories through playing sport, so […]

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