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Sunday 19th February 2017
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By Tommy

The Australian Heart Foundation recommends we accumulate 2.5 to 5 hours of moderate intensity or 1.25 to 2.5 hours of vigorous intensity physical activity each week to maintain good cadiovascular heath and recude your risk of heart disease.

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Sunday 5th February 2017
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By Tommy

Eccentric Hamstring Exercises

 

Single Leg Dead Lift

Focus on slowly lowering yourself forward

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Sunday 29th January 2017
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Warm up and Stretching

Prior to paticipating in sport or a training session it is important to properly prepare your body and muscles for inury prevention.

A good warm up should include 5-10 mins of running or cycling followed by dynamic

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Sunday 22nd January 2017
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Hamstring Injuries

Hamstings are the large muscle group that run down the back of your thigh and are made up of 3 muscles: Biceps Femoris, Semitendinosis, and Semimembranosis.

 

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Tuesday 20th December 2016
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Friday 16th December 2016
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Experiencing knee pain while walking, running, squatting, kneeling, going up or down stairs or slopes? You may have a condition known as Patellofemoral pain syndrome.

Patellofemoral pain syndrome is one of the most common knee complaints of both the young active sportsperson and the elderly.

Patellofemoral

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Sunday 11th December 2016
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By Tommy

 

What is Plantar Fasciitis?


Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common sources of heel pain.


The plantar fascia is a thick fibrous band of connective tissue on the bottom of your foot that runs from the heel to your toes. It is a non

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Friday 2nd December 2016
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Dry Needling

Dry needling is a great form of treatment

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Friday 25th November 2016
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Should I put Ice or Heat on it? I get this question a lot.  Both hot and cold packs can be a great healthy alternative to medication.  But which one is best?



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Wednesday 9th November 2016
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By Tommy

Lateral Elbow Pain or "Tennis Elbow"

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