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Four Common Nutrition Mistakes made by Endurance Athletes

I’ve had the privilege of working as a Nutrition Consultant and Accredited Sports Dietitian for some years. During this time I’ve seen countless athletes who have struggled in their chosen sport, due largely to making a number of basic nutrition errors. Once these problems are...

Why do my feet hurt?

To quote a very famous doctor With brains in your head and feet in your shoes you can go in any  direction you choose   But what happens when those feet in your bike shoes are killing you and it's so bad that you just don't want to ride anymore, no...

The Benefits of a Personalised Nutrition Program

Have you ever suffered from any of the following during training or racing? gastrointestinal distress (diarrhoea, bloating, stomach cramps, nausea, vomiting) muscle cramps dehydration or over-hydration fatigue / “hitting the wall” poor sporting performance increased susceptibility to infection inadequate recovery   These are just some of the problems that could show up during your...

To ITB foam roll or not to ITB foam roll

To ITB foam roll or not to ITB foam roll Thanks to Daina Clark (senior podiatrist and Bootcamp Instructor) for this great article. Do you have pain on the outside of your knee when you run or ride?  It could be your ITB is the cause; read...

Race report – Adventurethon National Challenge 2015

Adventurethon Townsville National Challenge July 4th & 5th, 2015 Adventurethon National Challenge this year again topped expectations with well towards 500 registrations across the weekend. This year reached several new milestones for Adventurethon having almost 90 juniors compete along with a definite spike in women’s entries, especially...

Athlete Profile – James Pretto

Today's Athlete's profile is James Pretto. James is travelling to Townsville (from Melbourne) for his first Adventurethon, he is ready for a great weekend. He is a man of few words, but big heart. We look forward to seeing how he goes on the Adventurethon...

Lower back pain in the Adventurethoner

Thanks again to Daina Clark (Senior Podiatrist and Bootcamp Instructor) for this article on lower back pain. Do you suffer lower back pain when Adventurethon’ing on the mountain bike? Well you are not alone. A Norwegian study in 2010 of 109 elite cyclists found that over...

Athlete Profile – Jo Koy

Athlete Profile - Jo Koy. Next instalment of Athlete Profiles is on Jo Koy. A local Townsvillian, Jo is almost always found on a track, trail, or ski anywhere around the north, proving that women can achieve anything if they just make a plan to get there. With...