injury Tag

Are you like the average active person? That even a when a minor injury occurs, it will sideline you from a regular workout routine?   One you niggle your back, twist your knee,  experience shin splits or any other type of injury - all of a sudden you’re out of routine and wondering when you can get back into the game! Here we get into the dangerous gray area of post injury For those out there that are rehabbing these common injuries, the timeframe is generally 2 -4 weeks. But generally recreational athletes will feel better after a week or 2 out of the...

The warmer months are upon us and that means we are more likely to get out there and exercise. The right combination of weight training, sleep, good food and body awareness can help you dodge injury this summer!   Winter has well and truly come to a close, and for many Australians, this spells the beginning of a new season of outdoor sport and physical activity (such as cricket, swimming, triathlons or fun runs). Unfortunately for many, participation in these activities can be hampered by injury, resulting in weeks to months of recovery. However, with the right training and recovery, you can significantly...

The risks and dangers of concussion are slowly becoming mainstream information in the public eye. It is important for anyone involved in sport to be aware of the risk, signs and symptoms, and management of an individual with concussion.   Thankfully, concussion has become a hot topic among medical and sporting people across the world over the past several years, and this has reverberated to the general sporting public. This article intends to give the reader a general guide to the identification, initial treatment, and return-to-play for someone who experiences a concussion. [caption id="attachment_4668" align="alignleft" width="300"] Anyone involved in any level of sport...

As our training volume and intensity increases our need for adequate recovery becomes more and more important.   Our body is a wonderful thing, capable of kicking so much ass, but at times it can also let us down. As our training volume and intensity increases our need for adequate recovery becomes more and more important, at times our training far outweighs our recovery and subsequently we start to get banged up; sore hips, knees and shoulders in particular. If you’re anything like me you can’t help but to do something! Here’s are few alternative exercises for when you’re feeling a bit...