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Ironwoman Harriet Brown: On training

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You’d do well to track down a more fierce competitor, or downright fitter athlete for that matter than Victorian powerhouse Harriet Brown. The 26-year-old has enjoyed an ultra-successful time of late, having won last year’s World Surf Ironwoman title. This past February she was also crowned Nutri-Grain Ironwoman champion after taking out the event at […]

Do you have an unhealthy addiction to exercise?

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We’re not talking about overtraining syndrome, which is the temporary upshot healthy athletes not allowing enough time to rest or recover properly while preparing for big race events or game days. Exercise addiction is where individuals are completely obsessed with working out. Nothing else matters. Family life, work and other commitments take a back seat […]

Condition your body for pre-season

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Prepare for pre-season like a pro as physio, Steve Kemp, to talks to Inside Sport on putting off your fitness goals. Whatever football code you are training for these tips on how to tackle pre-season head on! Over indulgence throughout the off season is the wrong mindset to have, leading into pre-season you can’t simply […]

Strengthen your mind, strengthen your body

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Strong mind, strong body. It’s not just a cliché – honing the mind-body connection is actually key to reaching the fitness goals you’re after. That’s something model, entrepreneur, and fitness enthusiast Karlie Kloss knows quite a bit about. “Physical training works in tandem with mental training,” says Kloss. “Both mind and body goals require dedication, […]

4 Steps to planning a healthy holiday routine

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The weather is warming up and summer is coming. I’m pretty sure you have set out goals to reach before summer arrives.  I’m also confident you have already booked your summer holiday too, but have you planned your healthy holiday routine? Make sure you don’t end your summer out of shape and feeling back at […]

Training for the CrossFit Games

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With regionals in the rear view mirror, it’s time for me to shift my focus towards the 2016 Reebok CrossFit Games. Training for the CrossFit Games is probably quite different to what most people would imagine. While many people believe CrossFit is all about hitting circuits in the gym using barbells and bodyweight movements, the Games […]

3 Moves to include every week

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The Squat Unparalleled as far as leg strength development (an essential part of any sport), the full-depth squat — hip crease below the knee —finds its way into my weekly program in some form almost every time I’m in the gym. Full-range squatting recruits all the muscles of the lower body and helps develop power […]

How to break out of a fitness plateau

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Once you’ve gotten over those first-time fitness nerves, seeing the physical results from your training sessions can do wonders for your enthusiasm and motivation. However, as every seasoned athlete knows, there comes a time in everyone’s fitness routine where your progress just seems to hit a brick wall. You know you’ve reached this fitness plateau when […]