Marathon Series with Tom Hamilton – Managing Illness

If you’re training for a marathon, it can be frustrating to have to take time off due to sickness. However, it’s important to prioritize your health and allow your body time to recover before returning to your training routine. Engaging in intense physical activity such as running while sick can make symptoms worse and potentially…

Marathon Series with Tom Hamilton – The 10% Rule

Hey there, fellow runner!   So, you’re preparing for a marathon, huh? Good for you! But wait, before you start ramping up your mileage, let’s talk about the 10% running rule. Yes, yes, we’ve all heard it before – don’t increase your mileage by more than 10% per week. It’s been a staple guideline for runners…

Cricket and Physio

Backyard Cricket: Common Injuries (with tongue firmly in cheek)

As the temperature rises and we approach summer, it’s time to get ready for Australia’s favourite summer past time. Backyard Cricket!  Backyard Cricket makes an appearance at every summer BBQ and it’s wise to be up to date on the latest literature in dealing with backyard cricket injuries. Common injuries to avoid when playing backyard…

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Fact or fiction: Running causes arthritis…

Running is a popular form of physical activity. People run because they enjoy it, it’s convenient and it’s a great way to maintain cardiovascular fitness. Despite its popularity, there is a common belief that running leads to an increase in the wear and tear of knees. But is this really true? This blog will explore…