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...
Have you ever suffered from any of the following during training or racing?
gastrointestinal distress (diarrhoea, bloating, stomach cramps, nausea, vomiting)
dehydration or over-hydration
fatigue / “hitting the wall”
poor sporting performance
increased susceptibility to infection
These are just some of the problems that could show up during your...
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...
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...
Russia, Bulgaria and Romania????
Strength training for the Mtber and Adventurethoner
Thanks again to Daina Clark (Senior Podiatrist and Bootcamp Instructor) for the article.
When strength training for the MTB a riding program would typically include seated hill efforts at a low cadence high force/torque to recruit fast...
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...
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. 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...
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...