Your New Best Friend for Learning – The Tripod

There are a number of different ways we learn and each of us respond better to different forms. Some of us are auditory learners and prefer to be listen for instructions or be told our corrections, some are kinesthetic learners and learn from doing the action and experiencing it while others are visual learners and […]

Deborah Chen

By Deborah Chen

Registered Physiotherapist (APA Member)

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Stop ‘winging’ your training

Having a background in strength training and strength sports (such as powerlifting and strongman), I often work with athletes involved in both. I also work with normal, every day people who use strength training to improve their health and wellbeing. There is often a key difference between the two groups. The powerlifters/strongmen/Crossfitters all have a […]

Christopher Mooney

By Christopher Mooney

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Static vs dynamic stretching

Warming up before your sporting or training event is common knowledge, right? Do some stretching, maybe some foam rolling, then a gentle run and you’re ready to get amongst it! Or are you? Static stretching (ie holding a stretch for say 20-30seconds) has often been the go to for warming up. Most people who have […]

Christopher Mooney

By Christopher Mooney

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Football (soccer) players and FIFA11+ injury prevention tool

FIFA11+ is an injury prevention program targeted towards football (soccer) players, aimed towards preventing leg injuries. It’s designed to be completed at training and as a warm up pre-game, incorporates running and plyometric elements and takes only 20 minutes to complete. It’s backed up by solid research that says it can reduce leg injuries by […]

Jessica Bannerman

By Jessica Bannerman

Receptionist

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