Archive for Tag: training

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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“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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Loading Your Way to An Injury Free 2019

Christmas, New Year and often January is a wonderful time of celebration and indulgence filled with family, friends and food. It’s a great time to kick the feet up, enjoy whats left in the fridge and spend a little too much time watching the Tennis. It is also that time of year for New Years

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IT’S GETTIN’ HOT OUT HERE – HEAT INJURY

Nobody likes exercising in the heat of summer. It’s hot, it’s sweaty, it’s humid, it sucks. But with summer sports hitting full swing and RunWest being held in March next year, being able to train and play at your best in hot conditions is essential especially if your aiming to improve your performance through the

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Understanding the Link between Training, Injury and Success

Training plays a vital part in optimising athletic performance. It must be of adequate volume and high enough quality to not only improves performance, but also to keep the athlete injury free. Over the past few years, scientific research has tried to better understand the relationship between training load and injury. Understanding Load: Training loads

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