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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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TRX Suspension Trainer

Posted on Aug 23, 2011 in Featured, Training

TRX Suspension Training gives participants an edge over conventional strength training because every Suspension Training exercise builds functional strength, improves flexibility, balance and core stability all at once as is required on sporting fields and everyday 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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Marathon Training Video – Episode 5 Nutrition & Hydration

Posted on Jul 1, 2011 in Running, Training, Videos

Race Ambassador Pat Carroll gives his tips for preparing for the Gold Coast Marathon Event.
Training Video Episode 5 – Nutrition & hydration

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Marathon Training Video – Episode 4 Staying Motivated

Posted on Jul 1, 2011 in Running, Training, Videos

Race Ambassador Pat Carroll gives his tips for preparing for the Gold Coast Marathon Event.
Training Video Episode 4 – Staying motivated

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Marathon Training Video – Episode 3 Selecting Running Shoes

Posted on Jun 5, 2011 in Running, Training, Videos

Race Ambassador Pat Carroll gives his tips for preparing for the Gold Coast Marathon Event.
Training Video Episode 3 – Selecting Running Shoes

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Marathon Training Video – Episode 2 Staying Injury Free

Posted on May 31, 2011 in Running, Training, Videos

Race Ambassador Pat Carroll gives his tips for preparing for the Gold Coast Marathon Event.
Training Video Episode 2 – Staying Injury Free

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Marathon Training Video – Episode 1 Starting Your Training

Posted on May 29, 2011 in Running, Training, Videos

Race Ambassador Pat Carroll gives his tips for preparing for the Gold Coast Marathon Event.
Training Video Episode 1 – Starting your training

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Morning Swimming in Wollongong

Posted on Feb 18, 2011 in Articles, Training, Wollongong

With Summer and the warmer temperature, what better way to start the day than with a swim in the morning!
I’ve picked this up recently and in Wollongong, you have quite a few options. There’s swimming in the continental pool, the rock pool or ocean swimming!

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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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