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Performing Self Massage with Tennis Ball

Posted on May 29, 2013 in Health, Training

Everyone gets aches and pains. But rather than going to see an expensive sports masseur, have you ever considered treating painful muscle knots yourself? The advantages of performing your own massage is that only you know the exact spot that the pain is located. Using a tennis ball is an ideal way of applying pressure to trigger points, as they are firm, yet pliable and can fit to the shape of your muscle contours well.

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Tips on Staying Healthy Over the Festive Season

Posted on Dec 16, 2011 in Health, Nutrition

Don’t let the silly season ruin all your hard work and efforts over the last year! Dietitian Anita Graham has come up with some tips to keep the kilos at bay…

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Vegetarianism – Making the Most of your diet

Posted on Dec 6, 2011 in Health, Nutrition

Vegetarianism is increasingly a way of life for many Australians for many wide and varied reasons. Whatever your reason, make sure you try and do it right for your health’s sake. Read on to learn hot to make the most of your diet.

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Healthy Eating Plan for the Active

Posted on Oct 17, 2011 in Health, News, Nutrition, Training

Dietitian Anita Graham outlines some healthy eating options for active individuals.

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Healthy Snack Ideas

Posted on Oct 3, 2011 in Health, News, Nutrition

Here is a list of Guilt free snacks by Dietitian Anita Graham, which are satisfying and will not impede your training.

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The Spotlight on Aussie Bodies

Posted on Sep 25, 2011 in Health, Nutrition, Training

In this article, Dietitian Anita Graham puts the spotlight on Aussie Bodies and their protein supplements. Below are her recommendations....

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What’s In Your Lunch Box

Posted on Sep 18, 2011 in Articles, Health, News, Nutrition, Training

This month’s nutrition focus is on you and your kid’s lunchbox. Are you providing yourself with nutrient-rich, filling food or are you swamping your lunch boxes with high calorie, poor nutrient (empty calories) food and getting hungry 15 mines later?

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How to Train Harder for Longer

Posted on Nov 29, 2010 in Featured, Health, Running, Training, Videos, Wollongong

Do you normally feel sore after a training run or running event? And does that muscle soreness linger around for days preventing you from getting back into running?

Well Grant from RecoveryWork recently did the New York Marathon. He hasn’t been training for distances greater than 30km (18.6miles) prior to the race, but using his recovery technique, he was able to get back on his feet quickly and experienced no muscle soreness following the marathon.

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Running and Sleeping

Posted on Feb 19, 2010 in Articles, Health, Running, Training

How many times have we given up sleep just so we can go for a run. It’s hard, between work, studies, family and other commitments, there just isn’t enough hours in the day to do everything. Sleep usually ends up being the one suffering. We all know that not having enough sleep will affect our running performance, but did you know that even slight sleep deprivation can have effects on your running?

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Illawarra Health Measure Up Health Promotion

Posted on Apr 8, 2009 in Health, Wollongong

South Eastern Sydney Illawarra Health want to help you Measure Up so we are giving you the chance to win one of 50 lifestyle packs! Each pack includes a Healthy Food Fast cookbook, a Heart Foundation Pedometer, a skipping rope, a soccer ball and a frisbee to help you on your way.

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