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Stress Fracture: Avoid the Pacman!

Did you make a New Year’s resolution to get fitter this year, lose some weight or join a gym or bootcamp? Making a big change in your exercise level causes soreness you can feel immediately, usually day 2 is the worst right? Well 6-12 weeks after changing your training levels there’s another soreness that is common, caused by stress fractures in your bones. Let’s talk through the interesting science behind this and how you can prevent yourself missing 2-6 months of training by avoiding a stress fracture.Read More

Shin Splints: How to avoid the pre-season curse

It’s February and we’ve all started and hopefully stuck to our New Year’s resolutions and pre-season fitness training for footy, netball or soccer is ramping up. It’s about this time that the dreaded shin splints start rearing their ugly head. So, we thought we’d help you out by telling you what they are, why they happen and how you can try and prevent them.Read More

Swimmers Shoulder

It is that time of year where we replace our beanies and jumpers with swim caps and cozzies.
Now that restrictions have eased and there is no longer the hassle of worrying about booking swim sessions online you are probably excited to be back in the water.
Whether you’re training for ocean swimming events, triathlons, pool competitions or just swimming leisurely to increase your fitness, it is quite likely you have come across the term ‘Swimmers Shoulder’ or even had it.
So what is it?Read More