The 2015 Wollongong Underwater Hockey 4s Competition took place on 18th April 2015 and it was a roaring success. With over 60 players (from different states and countries) and 13 teams there was plenty of quick fast underwater action happening. Read more about the event, watch the video and check out the photos.
Should you become a Rescue Diver? Over the weekend when I was at the harbour, the seas picked up considerably when we finished the dive and there were huge waves crashing over the breakwater. The conditions changed dramatically compared to when we first went into the water. It made me realise the benefits of the rescue diver program and how it make divers more confident and prepared and I would recommend the course to everyone to further improve their diving skills.
Map of the Cooks River bike track from Tempe to Strathfield with the kilometers marked out. Also there’s some hazards worth taking note off on the bike track.
We decided to spend the October long weekend doing the Mount Solitary traverse, following the instructions from bushwalkingnsw.com. We did a car drop at tablelands road in Wentworth Falls, grabbed a quick coffee and by around 9:30am, we were on our way down the golden...
Have you signed up for the2014 Spartan Race in Sydney yet? I have two free tickets on offer for first two Wollongong Fitness readers who contact me. Also there is a 10% off discount code exclusively for Wollongong Fitness readers, which can be used for Kids Race, Sprint & Super!
Do a running event for a good cause where 100% of your registration goes to support the redevelopment of the Wollongong Hospital Children’s Ward & Illawarra Shoalhaven Children’s Assessment Unit.
This morning, I decided to try doing a run with my iPhone in Airplane mode. I did this because I wanted to see how accurate the GPS positioning will be when in that mode and whether it is a viable sports tracking tool when you are overseas (with no global roaming). I used 4 running apps and compared how they fair when recording a run without cellular connectivity.
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.
RunKeeper and Under Armour teamed up to bring a story on what it means to be fast.
They created a cool infograph below for data and comparisons on the world’s top runners, swiftest countries in RunKeeper, and more. See how you stack up, but also don’t fret if you’re far off–we’re even bringing you insights from real RunKeeper users who got faster.
he squat has long been a part of the daily workout for dedicated gym queens. It`s tough, but you know you have to do it if you want a toned core and legs. This exercise, when done on a mini trampoline, actually works out even more muscles than if it is done on a hard surface, as your body works to stabilise you. You may find muscles you didn`t know you had aching after this exercise.