By Tom Bosna – Managing Director When the phrase “sitting is the new smoking” was first referenced in the media it created absolute pandemonium in our Corporate Wellness Centres! I remember many of our clients attending their Physiotherapy or Myotherapy appointments with sore necks and lower backs wanting quick answers. Our staff were inundated with requests … 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.
Meet our newest recruit and Accredited Dietitian Edwina!