sport performance Tag

In our second Sweat Equity podcast we are joined by Phil Kearns, current Managing Director of InterRISK and former Wallabies Captain. Phil has made numerous achievements both on and off the field, from being a dual Rugby World Cup winner to creating the Balmoral Burn...

We use our shoulders for just about everything so when injury strikes it can be extremely debilitating. It can turn mundane tasks like carrying groceries into a gruelling performance, not to mention more physically demanding activities like playing recreational sport or working out. Whether you’re...

In our very first Sweat Equity podcast we are joined by John Hall, the CEO of Executive Health Solutions, Australia’s largest provider of executive medical assessments. John is not only a high performing CEO but shares insights from over 30 000 executives who come through...

I'm not sure if it's the food coma or festive nostalgia but this time of year is a great time to reflect on what you have achieved over the last 12 months and what you want to achieve over the coming year. I think the...

During a trip to New Zealand in 1962, Bill Bowerman, a former track and field coach, discovered a concept called ‘jogging’ and decided to bring the phenomenon back to the United States. It was during this jogging boom Bowerman was introduced to a young entrepreneur...

As corporate athletes many of us are warming up our days with a dose of the morning brew. However is our reliance on the strong almond milk latte doing us more harm then good? Brain Function? Many people drink coffee as they feel it works as an...

For close to a decade I suffered from a chronic knee injury, which significantly impacted my ability to play the sports I loved so much. I saw every knee specialist there was. The most common answer I got was that I had a weak VMO...

Pain is in your head but it doesn’t mean it’s not real. When people first come to see us they are usually past the initial or acute phase of an injury. Even though the injury has healed there is often some degree of residual pain. From...

If you want to be a better runner start running, a better swimmer start swimming. However one of the biggest set backs for any beginner or elite runner is picking up a frustrating overuse injury caused by too much running. Sports Medicine Australia shows that...

As the Mckinsey Maxim goes ‘You can manage what you measure’. However many people have the perception that if I am thin than I am fit. This has led to us defining our health by the numbers on a set of scales. That skinny somehow means...