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Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy and Athletic Performance.

Through hyperbaric oxygen therapy, we are able to up your oxygen levels by between 10 to 15 times that of normal. The mix of increased atmospheric pressure in the chamber +/- 1.4 ATM and breathing 90% pure oxygen achieves this … Continue reading

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Personalized nutrition and how it may benefit you – Esmé Maré (Registered Dietitian & Exercise Specialist)

Have you ever bought a diet book or tried a new diet, because your friends or family members are raving on about it? They are feeling more energized and have lost several kilos, but you are feeling tired, drained and … Continue reading

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Nutrition – Micro Nutrient Requirements.

There is a common thought among athletes that taking vitamin and mineral supplements, will give more energy.  I find this especially true for Vitamin B and frequently hear athletes talking about going for weekly injections (you now require a prescription … Continue reading

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Protein Part 2 by guest blogger Nicola Drabble.

Part 2 In part 1, I discussed why protein is essential for heath and its importance in sports nutrition.  In part 2, I will be discussing protein in endurance sports before, during and after exercise. Protein intake pre exercise The … Continue reading

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Running as a Vegetarian -By Esme’ Mare’ (Registered Dietitian)

It is definitely possible for vegetarian athletes to perform well, to be healthy and to have an injury risk no higher than that of omnivorous athletes by following a carefully planned diet containing the necessary nutrients that your body demands. … Continue reading

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Trigger Point Clues – how they form and what to do about them.

A trigger point is a tight area found in certain muscles that cause pain when pressure is applied directly on it. Some trigger points are small, and feel like a pea, some are larger and feel like a section of … Continue reading

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Treat the Person and not the Injury.

We specialise in three primary areas, namely: – Runners Leg Assessments – Myofascial release/massage – Bike setups. There are two primary reasons for people making appointments for the above: some want to get more efficient in their sport, and others come … Continue reading

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