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Andrew Gray: The morning after a tough game

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The mark of a championship winning footy squad is the ability to go again the next game.  As hard as they played the previous week.  Andrew Gray, Physical Performance Manager at the Cronulla Sharks, talks Inside Sport through the wreckage that is the morning after a tough game. The Morning After “The next morning will […]

Recover from games quicker with Andrew Gray

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Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks lifted their first-ever premiership trophy in 2016.  Some say on the back of the game smarts of five-eighth James Maloney, the toughness and leadership of veteran Paul Gallen and the longevity of the ultra-reliant Luke Lewis. But an equally important component to the Shire Boys’ success along the way has been Andrew Gray.  […]

Solutions for shin splints

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The guide to running pain  free Shin splints, also known as Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome (MTSS) is tissue damage and inflammation to the connective tissue and muscles attached to the tibia bone. A very common injury for fitness fanatics, shin splints are relatively easy to diagnose and treat. Pain usually develops down the length of […]

Cam Munster: On over training

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Is over training a thing? Well it’s definitely something most of us don’t fully understand, because shouldn’t we be training as much as we can, as hard as we can? Eat less, train more and go full steam ahead to lose as much fat as possible while toning or building muscle are general rules to […]

Everything you need to know about ankle sprains

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Ankle sprains are one of the most common type of injury for athletes. There are several different types of sprains, so how can you tell how bad it is and what to do? Types of ankle sprains There are three types of sprains: Antero/lateral ankle sprains One of the most common sprains occurring from rolling […]

Lumbar back pain: What you need to know

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Injuring your back can be a real pain – literally. However, most back problems can start before the pain even strikes. When you bend forward or sit down without good posture, the lower back moves from a neutral position into what we call flexion. Over time, if you don’t sit properly, it stresses the disc […]

Ice or Heat?  What you should use for pain and injuries

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When you first suffer an injury, the best way to limit the amount of swelling and bleeding and speed up recovery is to apply the R.I.C.E. principle as soon as possible. R.I.C.E. stands for Rest, Ice, Compression and Elevation and is still the best form of controlling post-injury swelling. Think of compression like applying pressure […]

The do’s and don’ts post-race  

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You did the training, you made it to the start line, the nerves didn’t get the better of you and you’re now the proud owner of new race bling…what now? Here’s a few post-race do’s and don’ts to help your recovery after you hit the Finish Line. Do: Grab yourself a couple of cups of water […]

Dealing with the post-race blues

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I reached my goal – What’s next? The post-race blues are so common these days, given most of us are goal driven and make some pretty big sacrifices to hit that personal best time or complete that first run. The morning and afternoon after the race, you spend time swapping stories about your run with […]