Post Run Tips

Tip 1 Get a stretching session in before you cool down. Stretch the following and hold each stretch for 30 seconds. I have made all stretches standing in case there’s no where to safely get down on the ground. Calves the back of your lower leg   Hamstrings are found at the back of your… Read More

HIT for health

The more I read, the more I am convinced that HIT or High Intensity Training is good for us humans! Granted more research is needed but what the smaller studies are showing, including Australian studies, is that it can reduce your risk of type 2 diabetes, increase your VO2max, change your gut bacteria to a… Read More

Quick & easy hip alignment routine – video

Do you ever experience groin or hip pain during or after running, deadlifts or squats? Do you feel like you never get a good hip flexor stretch even though to you they feel tight? It might be a hip alignment issue. Even if you don’t have any symptoms it may improve the quality of your… Read More

Overuse injuries in Children

When I grew up (which wasn’t all that long ago), I played netball in the winter and tennis in the summer combined with swimming all year round. I eventually switched netball for basketball and dropped the tennis and eventually dropped the swimming too. I also tried my hand (or foot) at soccer, aussie rules, badmitton,… Read More

What on earth is a Body Back Buddy?!

The Body Back Buddy is amazing! It is one of the most versatile self trigger pointing tools you will ever own! Have you ever tried to spiky ball the top of your shoulder? Really really difficult right?! Even harder if you have an injury or pain to maneuver your body over a spiky ball or… Read More

How to avoid the most common AFL injury this football season.

In Aussie rules football, injuries to the ankle, knee and shoulder joints are common – it is a contact sport after all; but hands down each season we see more hamstring strains than any other injury.┬áThe research shows you are most at risk if you have had a previous hamstring injury and if you are… Read More