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Getting Back into Exercise in the New Year

2018-01-04T01:28:59+10:00

What Happens When We Get Out Of Shape? If we quit working out for 2-3 months, we can lose at least half our aerobic fitness! Our lungs lose elasticity, blood vessels shrink, blood volume decreases, we use oxygen less efficiently and our heart pumps less blood per beat. Even more frustrating is that our muscles [...]

Getting Back into Exercise in the New Year2018-01-04T01:28:59+10:00

Calf Strains

2017-08-09T16:28:21+10:00

It's often called the "over 30s injury". It’s the soft tissue injury that makes veteran athletes worried the game may have passed them by. It’s that feeling like someone’s shot you in the back of the leg but hasn’t. That’s right, today we are talking the dreaded calf strain! How? A calf strain is a [...]

Calf Strains2017-08-09T16:28:21+10:00

Sciatica

2017-07-13T15:19:34+10:00

Sciatica Contrary to popular belief, sciatica is not actually a medical diagnosis in itself; rather, it is a symptom of some other condition. The term “sciatica” describes pain (and possibly tingling, numbness or weakness) felt along the path of the sciatic nerve, which runs from your lower back, down through the buttock, hamstrings and lower [...]

Sciatica2017-07-13T15:19:34+10:00

Preventing Training Mistakes

2017-03-01T22:46:20+10:00

Whether you are getting back to preseason training or preparing for a race or event, training mistakes and errors can easily be made. The following are some common mistakes to avoid this preseason or training phase. Mistake 1. ‘Spiking’ the Training Load Avoid sudden spikes in training load. This means sudden increase in running/weight training volume, [...]

Preventing Training Mistakes2017-03-01T22:46:20+10:00