Surrey Human Performance Institute (SHPI)

Explore all things physiology, performance, nutrition and health from the SHPI team.

Cardiovascular System 101

The human body is an extremely complicated system where a vast array of cells and organs play an essential role in normal body function – however, there are none more important than the heart! Information or news about heart disease and complications are often advertised in the media, but how much do you actually know […]

Pre-workout Nutrition

Confused about what to eat before training?  Most people are!  One of the most frequently asked questions I get is what should I eat pre-workout?  And the answer can vary. Before we go any further, let’s quickly explain carbohydrates.  Depending on the type of carbohydrate you have, they can release slowly into the blood or […]