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Mountain Bike Riding – Oaks Fire Trail

Posted on Feb 28, 2016 in Mountain Biking, Routes, Training

The Oaks Fire Trail is a great mountain biking track. It’s about 28km in distance in a single direction and is usually done from Woodford to Glenbrook. This article contains information about the track, along with photos and maps of the route.

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Hiking Waterfall to Heathcote via Bullawarring Track

Posted on Aug 22, 2015 in Hiking, News, Training

Did a training hike from Waterfall to Heathcote with all the gear which we are planning on taking to Nepal. Also tested out the new Suunto watch and the solar charger.

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Coastal Walk from Bundeena to Otford

Posted on Aug 16, 2015 in Hiking, Training

Last weekend as part of training for our upcoming trip to Nepal, we (Kelly, Graham, Jack and I) did the coastal walk from Bundeena to Otford. I’ve done the hike multiple times and in both directions; also having once did it as a two day hike. The hike follows the coast for the most part and the views it offers are amazing! I’m always in awe of the view and the sheer cliff walls and can’t believe how close such an amazing hike is to Sydney.

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First Hike from Heathcote to Waterfall

Posted on May 9, 2015 in Hiking, Training

Did our first hike from Heathcote to Waterfall. We decided to do it in the opposite direction as what the hiking guide book suggested and ended up doing the wrong route. Still a good hike and it gives us another reason to go back and do another hiking trip there.

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3 Months RunKeeper Elite with Pebble

Posted on Mar 28, 2014 in Running, Training

I recently received an email from RunKeeper telling me that because I have linked my pebble watch with RunKeeper, it has given me 3 months of RunKeeper Elite subscription.

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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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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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Strength and Conditioning Training VO2 Vitality Style

Posted on Sep 26, 2011 in Training, Videos

The team at VO2 Vitality have put together a video of their trainers going through their paces performing strength and conditioning exercises. They will be having their new strength and conditioning classes running this summer. You can find out more at

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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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Inspiring: How Bad Do You Want Success?

Posted on Sep 22, 2011 in Articles, Running, Training

Chances are you have probably heard the opening parable before, but when paired up with the training video of an aspiring football player the message is pretty powerful. How bad do you want success and what are you willing to go through to possess it?

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