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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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