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What is Functional Fit

Functional Fitness is broadly a training approach taken to help the body be ready for everyday situations. At Functional Fit our aim is to help you develop the fitness that you need right now, to support you to maintain that going forwards and provide accessible programmes to help you take that next step in achieving …

Running, Running Shoes, Trail Shoes

Salomon Speedcross 4 review – Hero to zero

Firstly, I’ve had some great runs with my Salomon Speedcross 4 shoes. They were comfortable from Day One, have been my go-to shoe for trail runs this year and never gave me any cause for concern until two weeks ago, when they started to fail badly & with little notice. On the 16th June (2018) …

Electronics

Polar M400 Review – First impressions

Having been frustrated by the short-lived experience with the Garmin Fenix,  I started looking around for alternatives. Garmin’s Vivoactive was ticking all of the right boxes and was getting good reviews, but I was reluctant to commit to another Garmin ‘trial’ – I need to be recording my training, not trying to work out how …

Electronics

Garmin Fenix 2 – Quick feedback

In my experience, of friends who have used them, Garmin devices are either absolutely fantastic or immensely frustrating. When they work, they do an excellent job, but they are so prevalent that you’d expect a few people to have niggles with them… and bad press always trumps good news when people want to share their …

Project S, Snowboard Build

Starting the snowboard build

So… we’re making a snowboard… to coin a well-used phrase “How hard can that be”… We definitely have the skills here at Mombee, so we just need to find the time away from the day-job and (in Charlie’s case) school to get things under way. First things first… many thanks to the chaps at Noahs …

Food tips

Food tip 2 – Add chilli to your diet!

Chilli is great for adding taste to food and if you start to think of it as the savoury equivalent to sugar, you can start to shift some of your diet from sugary to savoury. I suspect that there’s some science behind this – with chilli offering a similar additive ‘high’ to sugar (I’m sure …