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Training for Improved Snow and Surf Sport Performance

For many of us, a weekend wave or a weekend trip down to the slopes is a great way to escape the worries of the working week. As we duck under the refreshing water, we wash away all of the week’s worries and cares. With every powder turn we throw away a little bit more […]

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Plyometric Training – Exploring the Benefits

Think back to your youth, back when you were a little younger and just a child. Remember all the climbing, jumping and running you used to do? Constantly moving and being active? If only there was a way to go back, harness that energy and power, and bring it back to life again in your […]

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Chronic Sports Injury Management – Part 3 of 3

There’s really nothing more annoying for your running than starting to suffer the effects of over-reaching and over-training, only weeks after starting out on a new program. Why does this happen to so many new and returning runners? Part 3 of 3 in our running and sports injury blog series looks at management methods for […]

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Sports Injury Occurrence and Rehabilitation – Part 2 of 3

Running is one of the most popular exercise pursuits Australia-wide. Australia plays host to the largest Fun-run in the world, the City 2 Surf, as well as hosting a mass of other fun runs, half marathons, marathons and ultra-marathons (over 50km and past 160km long in some cases!) Australia also has a large participation in […]

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Sports Injury Occurrence and Management – ATLETA Fitness

Running is one of the most popular health and fitness pursuits across Australia, and with such a vast array of associated physical and mental benefits it’s easy to see why. As with all exercise, however, there is an element of risk through participation: risk of injury. Running is not exempt from this, with many runners […]

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The Benefits of Running – ATLETA Fitness

Running provides numerous health benefits, both physical and mental, that contribute to leading a healthy, happy lifestyle. Similarly, running as a form of relaxation and active meditation can provide clarity of mind; allowing you to work harder, smarter and with decreased stress. Add to this the enjoyment and improved goal setting ability that regular running […]

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Analysing Injury Prevention in Sport

Despite the many positive benefits that team sport can provide, there is always an inherent risk of injury to participants. At the professional level, injury can lead to missed training, missed games and overall decreased team congruency and performance. Injury prevention is the act of monitoring and altering modifiable injury risk factors prior to an […]

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Effective Goal Setting for Health and Wellbeing

Goal setting is one of the most commonly overlooked aspects of training. Training without setting goals is similar to building a house without a plan. Yes, it might still work; but how can you measure success when there are no initial objectives to compare against? Goal setting is not only an important factor for athletic […]

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10 Common Heath and Fitness Questions Answered

No doubt that at some point you’ve either asked or been curious about something to do with health and fitness. Health and Fitness is often a hotly debated topic, with many people throwing personal opinion, passed as fact, into the already confusing minefield of information. So we’ve decided to take 10 common health and fitness […]

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Fitness, Running Speed, VO2-Max and Lactate Threshold

VO2-Max is a term that gets thrown around a lot in fitness literature, but that doesn’t make it any easier to understand. So just what is VO2-Max? And just what does it have to do with our ability to undergo prolonged endurance-based exercise? It all seems like a simple concept, but it’s really an exciting […]

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