Tag Archives: recovery.

Recovery – the New Big Thing.

It’s a simple formula. The quicker you can recover from a hard training session, the harder you can train the next day, and hence perform better. The principle works in all aspects of life. The student who rests well at … 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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Marathon Recovery.

Running a marathon, or even worse, an ultra marathon,  has got to be one of the hardest things you can put your body through. With this in mind, I want to look at how to recover properly. So, let’s do … Continue reading

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Kinesiology Tape – rehab tool.

At some stage you would have seen an athlete with kinesiology tape on. The tape was developed by Japanese Chiropractor Dr. Kenzo Kase 25 years ago. This begs the question, just what does it do? The tape is placed over … Continue reading

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What is Osgood-Schlatter’s disease?

We have had a number of parents ask us about Osgood-Schlatter’s disease. Here is a brief summary of what the injury is all about. Osgood-Schlatter’s disease occurs on the upper shin bone or Tibia just below the knee cap. The … Continue reading

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Tim Noakes Rule 6 on Injury Treatment.

Rule 6 Treat the cause “Because all running injuries have a cause, it follows that an injury can never be cured until the causative factors are eliminated. Thus surgery, physiotherapy, cortisone injections, drug therapy, chiropractic manipulations and homeopathic remedies are … Continue reading

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Streeeeetching.

There is a school of thought that says that stretching is bad for you. I disagree. Just when should you stretch? The best time is after a workout. Your muscles and tendons are warm and will benefit more from the … Continue reading

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