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Women making a mark in Adventurethon

Since the beginning, Adventurethon has included women in the races. Adventurethon has always been about providing family friendly and inclusive challenges, with something for every fitness level and ability. But as a sport that was predominantly enjoyed by men, the male/female ratio was skewed towards...

Athlete Profile – Troy Ogilvie

Today's Athlete Profile is on Troy Ogilvie. Troy has done both Magnetic Island and Townsville (National Challenge) Adventurethons before and is heading back to Townsville to participate in July 4th's Adventurethon National Challenge. A very active guy, it was most impressive realising that he drives...

Breathing

This is a great article on BREATHING written by Bill Johnson. Breathing Bill Johnson 13 April 2007 All elite athletes know that imposing any exercise program on a dysfunctional body only worsens dysfunction. You first have to analyze each person’s unique posture and structure and design a program...

Why Do We Suffer?

This is an excellent article on the ins and outs of why we suffer. Written By Christie Aschwanden from Runners World, it's definitely worth the read. Why Do We Suffer? Running can hurt. This is one runner's quest to understand the bittersweet symphony. By Christie Aschwanden The wheels were...

Paddling tips from a surfski guru

Great article on PADDLING TIPS from Go Multi Magazine by Deon Braun. (article and images from Go Multi Magazine) [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="617"] Four-time world surfski champion and founder of Mocke surfski school, Dawid Mocke offers up some simple and effective tips to improve your paddling[/caption] GET STABLE I can...

Choosing the Right Hydration Packs for your Endurance sports

It's a commonly known fact that hydration plays an integral part in your performance in any activities that you do, especially endurance activities. A reduction in hydration will negatively affect your performance and can also increase risk factors for medical conditions etc. With the increasing availability...