Aug 14, 2011 | 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
Aug 1, 2011 | 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.
Mar 7, 2011 | 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.
Nov 29, 2010 | 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.
Aug 2, 2010 | Articles, Featured, Running, Training
We all know that some of the best runners in the world are Kenyans. The 20 rules of Kenyan running are outlined below and are divided into two categories, principles which you should follow in your own training, as well as a couple of factors which are very difficult for you to control.
Jun 9, 2009 | Featured, News, Running
Why do runners run? Why do they enter a half marathon, a marathon, and who in their right mind would enter an ULTRAmarathon? Why would anyone want to run 89.17km on a road? Surely there are easier ways to get from one city to the next – bicycle, bus, car? Yet every year thousands of athletes from around the world line the streets of South Africa to compete in the 89.17km Comrades marathon, known as “the ultimate human race”.