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Sun Tzu’s The Art of Giving

Sun Tzu’s The Art of Giving

It was many centuries ago, that I was first introduced to Sun Tzu’s The Art of War. Young, wide-eyed and inquisitive it opened my mind to the sophistication, yet simplicity of conflict.

Fast forward on the tape and you’ll find yourself, feet floating, in a world that is as stable as ever.

Recently two of our newest team members at Evolutio who have made me realise an important point in how we got to where we are today. A position where we’re lucky enough to have treated over two thousand clients here in Melbourne over the past four years.

That point, is the art of giving.

4 Reasons your Shin Splints aren’t going away

4 Reasons your Shin Splints aren’t going away

Before we get to the reasons you’re still in pain after all this time. I’m going to tell you a story and question at least the last 15-20 years of treatment for shin splints pain. In my view, over pronation is an old fashioned, poorly constructed theory for why shin splints develops. It causes tunnel vision and prevents us as practitioners and our patients from doing the necessary work to uncover the truth.

Stretching our Way to Success in the Gym

Stretching our Way to Success in the Gym

For as long as I can remember, my warm ups for football, running or sport in general had always incorporated a component of static stretching. We were led to believe that by stretching before activity would prepare our muscles and help prevent injury. 

4 Ways to Create Invincible Tendons for Improving your Athletic Performance

4 Ways to Create Invincible Tendons for Improving your Athletic Performance

Many of you will have heard of the terms tendinitis or tendinopathy…some of you will have even had the misfortune of experiencing the disruptions it can cause to your training or worse, to day-to-day activities!

Lets be honest, this condition hangs around like a bad smell! The inconsistency in its presentation can drive you insane…it doesn’t take much to flare it up, but on any given day, it could feel like its miraculously disappeared, giving you false hope that you’ve recovered, only for it to come back with a vengeance.