Wollongong Underwater Hockey 4s Comp 2015

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.

Wreck Diving at Truk Lagoon

Did a dive trip to Truk Lagoon which is considered to be the diving capital of the world. With over 60 vessels sunken there, always 26.6 degree Celsius water and often calm waters we could easily see why this is one of the best wreck diving locations in the world!

Macquaries Pass Canyon

On Australia Day, a group of us went Canyoning at Macquaries Pass National Park. It’s a fun canyon which is close to Wollongong.
There is a short video of the canyoning trip and also some Information about the canyoning route.

2012 MS 24hr Mega Swim in Wollongong

On the weekend of 3rd/4th March 2012, the Annual MS 24hr Mega Swim in Wollongong too place. It rained for the most part of the event, but that did not stop the 18 teams from completing their 24hr swim. Here are photos and video from the event.

My First Adventure Race – Cams Wharf 2012

On Feb 4th 2012, Team Misdirected took part in their first Adventure Race, the Kathmandu Adventure Race at Cams Wharf. Read their story and watch the video!

TRX Suspension Trainer

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.

Escaping to Paradise on One Breadth of Air

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

Mountain Bike Ride Day at Appin

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.

Inaugural 24hr MS Mega Swim in 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.

How to Train Harder for Longer

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.

Sydney Morning Herald Half Marathon Relays

Sydney Morning Herald Half Marathon Relays

The Sydney Morning Herald is just round the corner (May 19th 2013) but this year there is a new event available.

Previously the event has been a half marathon only event. It’s actually the only half marathon only event which I know of. All the other events, Sydney Running Festival, Gold Coast Marathon, Melbourne Marathon and Canberra Marathon all have other running distances available. (10km, half marathon and marathon). This year, the organisers of the event are introducing a relay half marathon.

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Mud Run 2012

Mud Run 2012

The nation’s most bizarre race, the Mud Run has fast become Australia’s biggest mud-fest offering thousands of runners and thrill-seekers a unique fun-run experience. Join thousands of wacky-racers as you run, crawl or even belly-flop your way through the 7km course. Or, for the under 12s, we’ve lined up a shorter 1km ‘Mud Dash’ race.

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Adventurous sports you may not have tried

Adventurous sports you may not have tried Here at Wollongong Fitness, we love exciting, thrilling and adventurous sports, from scuba diving to mountain biking. Not only are these activities thrilling and exciting but they are also excellent forms of exercise. If you...

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Tough Mudder 2012

Tough Mudder 2012

Tough Mudder events are hardcore 20 km-long obstacle courses designed by British Special Forces to test your all around strength, stamina, mental grit, and camaraderie. With the most innovative courses and half a million inspiring participants, Tough Mudder is the premier adventure challenge series in the world.

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Urban Max Adventure Series 2012

Urban Max Adventure Series 2012

The Urban Max is part adventure race, part scavenger hunt and part amazing race, taking teams of two through the heart of Sydney. This event is for all skill and fitness levels, with a number of the activities needing more brainpower than muscle.

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Sydney Running Festival 2012

Sydney Running Festival 2012

The Sydney Running Festival is on again Sunday, 16th September 2012. It’s one of Australia’s most spectacular course, so sign up quick to join over 35,000 other runners and be a part of this event! Event include Marathon (42.195km), Half Marathon (21.0975km), Bridge Run (9km) and the Family Fun Run (3.5km).

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