Archive for Category: Lifestyle

Snow Sports

Hitting the slopes this winter? Most of you are excited to hit the slopes and are looking forward to it, but you need to ask yourself… is your body ready for it? You may have all the right gear for the snow. BUT because skiing and snowboarding is something we rarely practice on a consistent

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Winter Training Tips

Winter has come! Want to stay fit? It can be hard to get out of your cosy, warm bed to train in this cold and rainy weather. Here are some tips for you to keep yourself motivated this cold winter. Set a SMART goal – (Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic, Time-based) for yourself to keep you

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Kids are NOT mini adults!

Applying Long Term Athletic Development (LTAD) into your youth sport programs is crucial for their long-term skill, strength & fitness development. First things first; we need to acknowledge that children and adolescents do not develop at the same rate. Males and females of the same age will have varying rates of growth, physical fitness

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DO YOU KNOW THE IMPORTANCE OF THE PRE-SEASON?

To be ready for the physical demands of the football and rugby season, it is important to be able to not only perform at the required physical capacity but maintain this intensity throughout the season. The pre-season period is a crucial time for all sporting teams to develop the necessary physical attributes required to perform

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“Hurts So Good”

Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness, DOMS is a normal part of training and competition and often a welcome sensation for some. DOMS can be a nasty surprise upon waking the day after exercise, and the day after that, and the day after that….. DOMS, or delayed onset muscle soreness, is exercise related muscle pain that occurs

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Exercise

Exercising SMART

Our Accredited Exercise Physiologist, Erin Keating discusses setting goals for your health. It’s that time of year again where the days are longer, the weather is warmer and the silly season is quickly approaching. With summer just around the corner it is only natural to start thinking about how to begin an

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