Recent Articles

Is pool swimming safe?

The chlorination levels in our local pools do inactivate COVID-19 and other viruses. Here is a simple ten-step checklist for when you beginning attending public lane swim hours.

Navigating the world of plant-based proteins

When it comes to making sure you get high-quality protein in a vegetarian diet, diligence is needed

Six performance benefits of adopting a plant-based diet

Reducing meat consumption can provide both health and performance benefits

4 Ways to improve your mental and physical health during the pandemic

Since the beginning of the pandemic, depressive feelings reported by the general population have significantly increased – doubling in the last six months

Performance goals may be affecting your nutrition

A new study from UBC suggests that performance goals may increase consumption of high-calorie foods at the expense of good nutrition

Am I becoming too addicted to Strava?

In the same way that endurance sport stimulates endorphins and ‘feel good’ neurotransmitters, a kudos on Strava can do the same thing

Lane swimming etiquette amidst COVID-19

Lots has changed in the last six months, including lane swimming rules – written and unwritten

Four painful consequences of running in worn-out shoes

The ramifications of running in worn-out shoes are serious, and likely to result in overuse injuries

Can we improve in endurance sports with age?

Understanding of how our bodies age helps us adapt our training so that we can improve, or limit, the decline in performance as we get older

Plantar fasciitis, the pain in your heel

Understanding the root cause of the injury is essential to its treatment