So you’ve entered 70.3, Comrades, Ironman, Epic or one of the many other awesome endurance or multi day events on offer and now what? In the weeks and months leading up to an event we all want to get fitter and stronger whilst remaining injury free. This can be the tricky part when we are pushing […]
The iliotibial band (ITB) is a long band of connective tissue than runs down the outer aspect of the thigh and runs over the knee, where it overlies a bony prominence, the femoral epicondyle and then attaches to the lower leg bone (tibia).
Choosing the correct bicycle saddle is very important to ensure a comfortable ride.
Conditioning, or lack thereof, is the primary reason for cramping.
Where do our successful athletes come from? How do we ensure that we groom our young athletes to be successful both during their schooling years and thereafter?
We all tend to make New Year’s resolutions. Mine was too try stay away from the carbs, exercise more, lose some weight and try having a more balanced life-style. As is always the case we start with good intentions.
I have recently attended the latest SASMA Conference (South African Sports Medicine Association) which was held at the Wild Coast Sun. Three major, on- going debates in the world of sports medicine were highlighted.
Concussion is serious injury and is called a mild traumatic brain injury (mtbi) and can lead to death if not managed correctly.
CrossFit and its subsidiaries have literally taken the world by storm – find out what’s behind the Crossfit rage.
Most of us have experienced the sharp pain in our chests, abdomens or necks at some stage during vigorous cardio exercise.