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The forgotten muscles

Even if you are a regular Gym attendee, there is still a good-to-fair chance that while you are working some important muscles in your...

EP 59 – Simon Brundish – Move Like a Superhero

ADS 059: Simon Brundish – Move Like a Superhero    My guest on the show today is Simon Brundish (@SimonBrundish). Simon is the founder of...

The importance of ‘strength’ in strength and conditioning for the weekend...

Why strength train? The most touted benefits of exercise are cardio respiratory in nature which are especially responsive to ‘conditioning’ (think endurance and interval...

3 essential physical skills for surfing

You love the ocean and the adrenaline-charged feeling of carving fresh lines down a wave. It makes you feel alive. Your joy of surfing began...

8 essential ingredients to getting faster

Speed is one of the most sought after attributes in sport today. Not only does it hugely benefit your own performance, it’s often associated...

Strength Training: safe & essential for young athletes

To most people the 'squat' is an exercise performed in a gym. Think again. It’s one of seven foundation movement skills used by athletes...

Why training the ‘beach muscles’ matters.

If you've ever set foot in a gym and thrown a bit of 'tin' around, you’ll know what I’m talking about here. Training ‘chest...

What does it really mean for my game? Please take note...

Netball is more physically demanding and competitive than ever before. And the best teams play the game at pace. Strength is a fundamental component of speed. Basically,...

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5 Reasons Why Competition is Good (and bad) for your Child

What does the word ‘competition’ bring to mind? Is all competition a good thing? How do you distinguish between helpful competition and that which...

50 Questions Every Youth Athlete Should Ask Themselves

Asking good questions is an excellent way to assess your performance and become more in tune with what to focus on to get better. At...

Smart swimming

Learning to swim can be difficult at the best of times, however, we often see people making it harder for themselves! It is important that...

Lessons from A Silver Fern

Guest Contribution: Anna Harrison - New Zealand Netballer. Another big year of Northern Mystics and New Zealand Silver Fern Netball commitments has come to an...

Benefits of dryland training for swimmers

There are many different ways you can improve your swimming through the use of dryland activities. You may eventually find that you are unable...

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