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 […]
As is the case in every sport, training methods for cycling have evolved much over the years with training on feeling and perceived effort being the norm for many years.
CrossFit and its subsidiaries have literally taken the world by storm – find out what’s behind the Crossfit rage.
Conditioning, or lack thereof, is the primary reason for cramping.
Technically…and skeletally, anyone under the age of 25 is a young athlete, and our experience with young patients is often that children who are participating in sports need to be monitored to prevent injury.
There is a lot in the media on the impact of low carbohydrate (carb) diets on weight loss and health outcomes.
We recently did a ‘Coach the coaches’ talk at Northcliff high school. The aim of this was to assist the coaches in grading exercises correctly for the students, you can find our presentation on core exercises in the link below.
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.
One of the basic fundamental movements that form the cornerstone for many functional exercise regimes is the SQUAT. It is also one of the exercises most used to improve strength and power.
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.