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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...

'Get fit and lose weight with just 16 minutes a week' sounds like a tagline from one of those late night info-mercials. The difference being this particular methodology has been backed by real science and can be done anywhere. It is known as High Intensity...

One of my favourite questions to ask people at the moment is what drives you more - the feeling of winning or the feeling of not losing? This can be applied on the sporting field, in business or across personal life. For me I am...

After a year of mixed results my football team and I recently qualified for the grand final, my first in almost a decade. After a tough training week the body and mind were feeling little a worse for wear. For centuries, water has been used as...

Do you ever feel the harder you train the less results you see? But how is this even possible? Surely more is better. More intensity, more duration, more resistance surely equals greater results? More calorie restriction, more measurement, more time training so less sleeping should be a good...