By Tom Bosna – Managing Director Over the past year, I have had the pleasure of working with some truly inspiring CEOs and senior leaders in progressive and innovative Australian businesses. I’ve been blown away by the commitment to wellbeing that I’ve seen. Being leaders in their company, the example that each of these individuals … Read more
1 – Look Down Test out the shoes and socks that you plan on wearing on race day. If the shoes aren’t your regular training shoes, wear them on at least one 12-15 km run at marathon pace. This test run will determine whether you’re likely to develop blisters or get sore feet–before it’s too late. … Read more
Runners World recently put out this great blog (http://www.runnersworld.com/running-shoes/5-common-myths-about-running-shoes) discussing the common myths of running shoes – as a podiatrist I get asked about each of these everyday! I’ve summarised the key points below: There is a best running shoe – Easily the most common myth about running shoes. There is “no” best” running shoe! We are all individuals, … Read more
With the countdown showing less than a month until the annual 100km Oxfam Trailwalker event, it is important to start finalising your preparations and gearing yourself for the event so you can cross that finish line strongly!
The Ironman has been touted the most mentally and physically gruelling one-day endurance event. It comprises a 3.86 km open water swim, a 180.25 km bike ride, and a 42.2 km run. For the professional athlete it takes 8 hours; and the general competitors 17. With good reason many call it plain silly and question the motivation of those who not only choose to compete, but pay for the privilege…
I am a weekend warrior who has neither the heart of Phar Lap, nor the lungs of Ian Thorpe, but someone who thrives on a challenge and is enticed by pushing the limits. The first hurdle for my ironman season is the Challenge Melbourne; a race comprising a 1.9 km swim, a 90 km bike ride and a 21 km run. The contest requires my apt preparation to ready the body and focus the mind.
To kick off the new year, Maddy Linton, our Exercise Physiologist challenged her fellow colleagues to take on her “Core Stability Master Class”. An effective way to target the abdominals and glutes, our therapists enjoyed a well deserved day in the sun. Looking forward to the upcoming activities planned in 2015!