KAI TAYLOR—A PASSION FOR SWIMMING FAST

29Apr

Kai’s passion is swimming, and swimming fast! In particular swimming the 100m freestyle. Kai holds the record for the fastest time ever recorded for the 100m freestyle event at a QLD high school meet—50.01 seconds. Kai recently achieved this feat at a recent Associated Independent Colleges swimming championship swimming for St Peters Westerns.  He has … Continued

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ACHILLES TENDON PAIN

29Apr

Achilles tendon pain can often occur when running, walking and jumping. Most people find that their pain gets better during the activity, but worse after. A common cause of pain in this area is what is known as an Achilles tendinopathy. This blog will introduce you to Achilles tendinopathy, what you can do to accelerate … Continued

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IMPROVING YOUR BALANCE AND PREVENTING FALLS

29Apr

If you or an elderly family member have ever suffered from a fall, then you’ll be well aware of how significantly these experiences can impact confidence and quality of life. According to the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW), falls were the leading cause of injury-related hospital admissions for Australians in 2014-15, and accounted … Continued

Post in: Balance, Core Stability, Pain, Prevention

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Speed Training

22Mar

Speed training and intervals sessions are workouts that a lot of people tend to cross over and end up in a grey area whereby the purpose of either session is not achieved. This blog will help you plan your training to achieve its desired outcome. So what is the purpose of speed training and why … Continued

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Outdoor Workouts

22Mar

Outdoor workouts are a great way to provide variety for your usual exercise routine. Exercising in the great outdoors gives us the opportunity to catch up with family, friends, and ourselves. Having such great public parks at our disposal as Brisbane residents is an opportunity—incorporating park workouts into your weekly training is a convenient way … Continued

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The Need for Speed – Greg Thomas

22Mar

The Need for Speed Sport can be branched into many different disciplines. Across all of these, there are a core set of physical characteristics that contribute significantly to an athlete’s performance. Be it a ball sport, racquet sport, track and field or even ultimate frisbee—speed is always a top contender. The ability to get from … Continued

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Interval Training

19Feb

Of all of the types of running training, interval training has the most variability from session to session.  Through a coaching lens it is always important to ask the question ‘what is the purpose of this session? Easy running: The purpose is to build an aerobic base and resistance to injury. Tempo running: To improve … Continued

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Urinary Incontinence

19Feb

Incontinence is no laughing matter! Did you know that 1 in 3 women experience bladder leakage? Incontinence is not normal, however it is very common. Urinary incontinence can come in different forms. It can affect women regardless if they have or have not been pregnant. Despite this being very common, it is not something that … Continued

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