So it comes down to your ability to run? We couldn't agree more.
That's why RUNNING is and always has been a fundamental part of the V1 FITNESS self defence training in Cyprus. Do your own research, no martial arts or so called self defence system in Cyprus offers anything like our V1 FITNESS professional running coaching, weekly running events and organised endurance running events.
NOTE: For us at V1 FITNESS, Run - Hide - Tell should be Run - Escape - Fight, common sense and historical statistics on similar attacks clearly demonstrate a need for being more proactive in your escape. The UK message of 'stay put' and wait for uniformed personal to rescue you is for masses who prefer to live their lives as sheep. Many of the people who tragically lost their lives in the Grenfell tower fire were also told to 'stay put' and wait for rescue. DO NOT WAIT - KEEP MOVING AWAY FROM THE DANGER AND IF NECESSARY FIGHT YOUR WAY TO SAFETY.
Do you prefer to be a sheep or a warrior? Book a self defence lesson.
Can't run 1, 3 or 5 km flat out should your life depend on it? You really need to get real about fitness and self defence. Book a beginners running lesson today at V1 FITNESS.
May 20th 2017 - Cyprus Ultra Marathon
The biggest trail ultra marathon in Cyprus.
Next international event is May 20th 2017. Get training and get ready for the race of your life.
Register today at www.cyprusultra.com
Need a running coach to get you marathon ready? Click here.
Any form of offence (self-defence) will require you to attack back on a higher level than being done to you. The one thing you can be sure of, it will be fast moving and exhausting, especially in close quarters hand-to-hand situations. Your ability to press the attack back to your assailant under an adrenal state will require you to go from zero to nuclear and be able to maintain that until your attacker is neutralised.
YOUR CARDIO AND COMBAT CONDITIONING MAY BE THE MOST IMPORTANT THING TO GETTING YOU HOME SAFELY.
Combat conditioning and proper cardio training is sadly rarely given enough attention in many of the martial art schools that claim to be teaching self-defence. At V1 FITNESS, cardio and combat conditioning is equally as important as striking, kicking and weapons training for self-defence. Because without it, your ability to sustain an offence against one or more assailants over several minutes or more will be reduced greatly. There is no point spending years learning how to strike, kick and grapple if your cardio conditioning is not there during a real self-defence situation.
V1 FITNESS combat cardio includes the following;
To find out more about cardio fitness and combative self-defence traing, contact us by email at [email protected]
Fitness is FOR LIFE, not just for the New Year.
At V1 Fitness Limassol, we believe in keeping it simple. Our philosophy on personal fitness revolves around a healthy balanced lifestyle of plant based nutrition and regular OUTDOOR activities.
Our training is simple -
So it comes down to this at V1 Fitness KISS (keep it simple...) - Running, Skipping, Fitness Boxing, Cardio Kickboxing AND A Balanced Plant Based Healthy OUTDOOR Lifestyle.
Interested to find out more? Try our 30 day V1 Fitness Personal Training programme at the private ALWAYS OUTDOORS IN THE FRESH AIR V1 Fitness studio in Germasogeia. Call today on +357 95508007 or email [email protected]
Meet new people, get fit, run happy. Welcome to the biggest international running club in Cyprus - Limassol Running Club.
Established in 2010, the Limassol Running Club offers a fun way to run in Limassol with the company of others. The club meets 3 times per week at Dasoudi beach for training and focusses on marathon and Cyprus Ultra training.
The club welcomes runners of all ability, complete beginner just looking to take part in their first 10km race, to seasoned advanced ultra runners looking for their next big challenge.
To find out more visit www.limassolrunningclub.com
(Limassol Running Club is owned and operated by V1 Fitness Limassol).
Well ok, this may be going a bit too far when it comes to running free and being yourself :)
For a more realistic approach to marathon and trail running, contact us for personalised marathon schedules and training guides. We can also help you with nutrition and stretching for injury avoidance.
Email us to find out more, [email protected]
The book that started me personally on the road to being the best that we could be in running, "The Ultramarathon Man" by the amazing Dean Karnazes.
Looking for your next big running challenge? Click here.
Marathon 42km race weekend nutrition -
This is what we do.
Your last run would be the Sunday 7 days before race day. No more than 30km. Just a short 3-4km run on Tuesday evening to test clothing and shoes.
Friday and Saturday, weekend of race.
Increase carbohydrate intake to 10g per kg of body weight, example - 70kg runner would need to consume 700g of carbs on Friday and on Saturday before the Sunday race, this is on top of your normal meals (hence carb loading).
Note; for most runners this is impossible to achieve through food. The best way to hit these carb storage numbers is with High5 Energy Source drink and High5 Energy bars. Every 2-3 hours, drink 500ml of water with one packet of Energy Source, or one energy bar. Plus of course your regular meals with carbs. NO FRUIT.
Race morning breakfast.
30g porridge with coconut milk, almond milk or rice milk. NO FRUIT. Coffee back, drink 500ml of water with one packet High5 Energy Source.
Drive to race stat, one High5 Energy bar to eat during your journey.
15 minutes before race start.
2 x High5 Plus gels with caffeine, drink 300ml of water with half Electrolyte tab.
First High5 gel after 30 minutes, then another every 30 minutes. Take one electrolyte tablet every hour with 500ml of water (this can de divided into smaller amounts of water and by breaking the table into two pieces.
NOTE: Use a Karrimor bum bag to carry your gels and electrolyte tablets, wrap tablets in cling film and carry in bum bag.
Drink water often as you comfortably can from aid station - DO NOT TAKE ANY FREE SPORTS DRINKS.
Vegan protein bar within 30 minutes of finish. Balanced meal one hour later.
For personalised marathon training programmes, contact your Limassol running coach at V1 Fitness.
Michael Rivers and V1 Fitness expertise and experience in offering Cyprus Marathon Running Coaching is second to none.
Our Cyprus running CV speaks for itself.
Cyprus Marathon Running Coaching we offer.
For professional one-to-one marathon training and coaching in Limassol and online, contact Michael Rivers at V1Fitness.com
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