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Guide to a Fitter You

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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Exercise and Increase your Workplace Productivity by $2500

Posted on Sep 15, 2011 in Articles, News

Illustration: Cathy Wilcox   This is based on an Australian clinical trial in Melbourne by Body-Brain Performance Institute and Swinburne...

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Ultramarathon Mishap in Western Australia

Posted on Sep 6, 2011 in News, Running

Last a weekend, there was a mishap in a 100km ultramarathon event in Western Australia’s Kimberley region.
Two women, who were participating in the ultramarathon suffered burns to 80% of their body. One of them, Turia Pitt, is from Ulladulla on the NSW south coast.

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Why I Relay

Posted on Aug 19, 2011 in Articles, News, Wollongong

September 24th – 25th is Relay for Life in the Illawarra . Over 130 teams and 1000 participants will be taking part in the relay. For some, the reasons for doing so are more personal than others. Below is Shannae’s story.

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Escaping to Paradise on One Breadth of Air

Posted on Aug 14, 2011 in Featured, News, Wollongong

Wollongong free-diver Michaela Werner takes in an amazing underwater vista at the base of the Bass Point gravel loader. Free-divers hold their breadth while underwater, giving them more freedom to move around and interact with marine life

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Mountain Bike Ride Day at Appin

Posted on Aug 1, 2011 in Featured, News, Training, Wollongong

Last Saturday, VO2 Vitality and Spearman Cycles organised a mountain bike ride day up at Appin XC Ring Track. It was a great day out on the track where those who haven’t mountain biked before had an opportunity to experience the spot and learn a few pointers from the professionals. Read how it went.

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Inaugural 24hr MS Mega Swim in Wollongong

Posted on Mar 7, 2011 in Events, Featured, News, Wollongong

Last weekend was the inaugural MS 24hr Mega Swim at URAC. It was a hugely successful event and they exceeded their targeted fundraising goals, raising almost $40,000.
There were around 17 teams, each team can have no more than 15 members and there has to be someone from the team swimming for the entire 24hr duration.

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MS 24Hour Mega Swim in Wollongong

Posted on Mar 1, 2011 in Events, News, Wollongong

The MS 24Hour Mega Swim in Wollongong is happening on 5th – 6th March 2011 at URAC

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Gym Warning

Posted on Oct 15, 2010 in Articles, News, Training

A Current Affair did a segment on how gyms are multi-million dollar money spinner and how they get us to part with our hard earned cash.

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Scuba Tennis – combining two sports into one

Posted on Jul 6, 2010 in News

Love the Wimbledon and Scuba diving? Why not combine the two into one?
That’s what scuba divers at the British Blue Planet Aquarium in Cheshire Oaks did.
The game was played among 3 meter long sharks and giant stingrays.

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