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Nigel’s Friday Challenge (2)

It’s Friday again so here’s this week’s challenge – all set to music!! Select your favourite song/record (it must have at least two verses and a chorus, preferably three of each)Look at the video of Alex – you need the 3rd and 4th exercises in his video routine. https://bratclub.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/alex_clegg_core_ex_1.mp4 The 3rd exercise shows him doing…
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Nigel’s Friday Challenge (1)

Welcome to the first in the series of Nigel’s Friday Challenge. ‘Double Maths’ Oh yes, it’s the dreaded double maths session on a Friday! Before attempting the exercises please make sure you have warmed up and stretched – you won’t be able to do them without warming up properly. Exercise 1Take a look at the…
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BRATs at Home Core Fitness

As we all adapt to the rapidly changing conditions there is still plenty you can do. Just because the world is in lockdown doesn’t mean that your body has to join it. Multi-event athlete Alex Clegg has filmed himself doing a handful of core exercises which you can try indoors in order to build-up, maintain…
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Meet the Triathlete – March – Rob Slater

March’s edition of Meet the Triathlete catches up with one of the club’s most admired swim coaches; not only a very popular and long standing member of the club but also a tasty triathlete….meet Rob Slater!

Meet the Triathlete – Lauren Turvey

February’s ‘Meet the Triathlete’ catches up with one of BRAT Club’s highest performing triathletes. Having finished in 7th place at the ITU World Triathlon Grand Final in Lausanne 2019, we were delighted to get to know a little more about ultra speedy: Lauren Turvey!

Meet the triathlete – January 2020 – Nick Haigh

January’s ‘Meet the Triathlete’ catches up with the winner of Best Long Course Male and Most Improved Male at the BRAT Awards last year. Meet the BRAT who just loves to go long, Nick Haigh!

Meet the Triathlete – December 2019 – James Wright

Meet the Triathlete – Decemeber 2019 edition – James Wright. Top tips and info on James’ Triathlon experiences so far.

Friday Night Circuits are Back

Work on that S&C and build up your core strength and stability. Starting this Friday 4th October at St Thomas Aquinas school gymWychall Lane B38 8AP 7 to 8pm. £3.00 per session Any queries contact Nigel Clegg.

Track & Field League – Call to Action

Fellow BRATs – help needed in first athletics league match of the season. On Sunday 19th May the BRAT athletics team will be involved in the first meeting of the season in Gloucester. Many thanks to those of you who have already responded however the women’s team are still short in a number of events;800/1500/3000m…
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Leadership in Running Fitness (Volunteers Required)!

As you all know, the club is built around its volunteers and the club is keen to support you, and the time you commit. There is an opportunity for those who regularly lead club run sessions (or have thought about leading clubrun sessions) to attend the England Athletics: Leadership in Running Fitness (LiRF). There are a number of courses over the coming…
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