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Mobilise Your Body While You’re at Work!

Written by Karen Finlayson on August 1st, 2017.      0 comments

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How to create a dynamic movement focused workstation
We all know that we should be moving more and sitting less but wow how hard is it to remember to move when you are knee deep in your busy workday?
 

Are You A Junkfood Runner?

Written by Karen Finlayson on June 28th, 2017.      0 comments

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You love your running, that feeling of freedom, your body in the flow; fitter, faster and stronger than your lazy buddies slouching on their couches… You do it because you love it and you know it is making you healthier right?
Current western thinking agrees with you – most of your couchy friends think you are a god/dess of well-being… but think on this… Is it possible that the running you do has all the health benefits of scoffing a mars bar?
 
 

7 easy ways to stay mobile over the silly season

Written by Karen Finlayson on December 7th, 2016.      0 comments

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It’s the silly season and rightly or wrongly you may be finding it hard to fit everything in – if you are finding your running or training sessions getting pushed to the back of the priority list don’t despair – here are some EASY ways to keep mobile without adding MORE to your busy schedule! 
 
 

Is your job the cause of all your sports injuries?

Written by Karen Finlayson on November 17th, 2016.      2 comments

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Live a life less sedentary and continue your adventures!

We’ve all read that sitting is the new smoking and will send you to an early grave, but what is it we are really talking about here? It’s not just the sitting, but our sedentary lifestyles and what we do all day every day that are the leading cause not only of an increased mortality rate but (worse??) of all those injuries you bring to us....
 

Power Up Your Performance with Knowledge

Written by Karen Finlayson on October 25th, 2016.      0 comments

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Want to know the number one difference between athletes who succeed in the long run and those who succumb to injury?
The answer is knowledge.
 Understanding how your body works for your sport can be the difference between endless struggle and finally breaking your personal best times and achieving your goals with joy. 
 

9 Top Tips to Nail Your Off Season Training - stay motivated and ahead of the rest!

Written by Bodyneed Sports Clinic Clients and Partners on May 25th, 2016.      0 comments

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Winter is coming… and with it long nights, cold days and wild winds…brrr… not the most inspiring training weather to keep you motivated! So what can you do to keep yourself going? What is the best approach for you? Train harder or put your feet up? Cross train or perfect your technique? Or just pack it all in and head somewhere warm?
 
It would seem off-season training can be as diverse as mid-season training and should be tailored to your individual needs. We asked our awesome clients; a mix of professional athletes, weekend warriors and expert coaches (and our team!) what they do to keep inspired in the winter months.
 
 

A Shoe For Long Term Health - Top Tips When Buying Your Next Shoe

Written by Dr James Kueglar on October 13th, 2015.      0 comments

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“If you don’t stand for something, you’ll fall for anything” - Dr James Kueglar - running coach
We have and continue to see a major shake up occurring in the conventional wisdom surrounding athletic footwear. The pendulum is swinging, and ironically many of folk who ran in the minimal offerings of a few years ago, are now the same people running in the maximal offerings of today. As companies enter the market place and start throwing money around, without standing for something, people will fall for anything.

 
 

The Bodyneed Team's Top Tips for Injury Prevention!

Written by The Bodyneed Team! on September 15th, 2015.      0 comments

Prevention, Prevention, Prevention!
 
It’s Injury Prevention month here at bodyneed and our team has some great advice for keeping you injury free and on track with your training this season….

 
Topics: Injury Care
 

Train your body for life - Functional strength and finding optimal muscle balance

Written by Bodyneed on August 12th, 2015.      0 comments


Functional strength and optimal muscle balance is essential in order to tackle and dominate life without injury. So what exactly is it and how do you make sure you have it? Our team reveals...

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Red flags for injuries - How to know when you need to stop

Written by bodyneed on June 2nd, 2015.      0 comments


Injury is the number one fear of all athletes – and it doesn’t discriminate between beginners or elites.  Training for a big endurance event is never going to be completely pain-free – mild aches and pains are to be expected as your distance increases. The trick is knowing when to seek advice…

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Ditch the Drugs – Massage and Pain-free Training

Written by Bodyneed on June 1st, 2015.      0 comments

Can massage really replace your voltaren?   YES – it all depends on the reason you’re taking pain relief.  In many cases, those ongoing training aches, pains and niggles can be soothed away with some good ‘ol massage. 

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Seven Critical Keys to Finishing Your Event

Written by Bodyneed on May 20th, 2015.      0 comments

There are 7 critical keys that you need to know before you embark on your training journey.  While you might finish without them, your journey will be easier and less painful if you make sure you incorporate these critical keys.
 

Busting the 6-Pack Myth

Written by Bodyneed on April 19th, 2015.      0 comments

Core stability – it’s about so much more than a beach-ready bod. Learn why it’s a key factor in injury prevention and how it’s going improve your performance.

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Girl versus Goal

Written by Bodyneed on April 16th, 2015.      0 comments

Recently selected as the Lead Physiotherapist for the New Zealand’s Woman’s National Football Team, our senior physio Catherine Porteous shares insights from her time on the sidelines and the philosophy that drives her towards success.

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The Lowdown on Stretching

Written by Bodyneed on March 6th, 2015.      0 comments

Stretching for Runners

We all know stretching is important but do you know why? Our expert shares the ins and outs, ups and downs, where to's and why's of getting your stretch on....

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