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Coming out of Hibernation - Programming Essentials for your Training

Coming out of Hibernation - Programming Essentials for your Training

Preventing Tendinopathies

Its that time of the year again where we all emerge from hibernation and hit the track ready for summer. But far too often this sudden increase in activity can be more damaging than good, so clever programming and exercise timing can keep you going strong all summer long.

The focus of this article will be on programming essentials to help prevent tendinopathies in the athlete that’s considering adding a little extra to their training.

A recent blog by Jacinda outlined the pathogenesis of tendinopathies and a number of tips on what we can do to combat this issue. You can view the blog here.

This article will be a continuum of Jacida’s 4 Ways to Create Invincible Tendons for Improving your Athletic Performance,  with the focus being on programming essentials to help prevent tendinopathies in the athlete that’s considering adding a little extra to their training.

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. 

2015 Annual Australian Coach of the Year

2015 Annual Australian Coach of the Year

It's with Great Pleasure that we Announce the Winners of our 2015 Annual Australian Coach of the Year. This has been our biggest year with 180 nominations for 26 Coaches from all over Australia. The majority of our nominated coaches currently work as CrossFit Coaches and it's great to see a combination of owner coaches and coaches be nominated by their members.

We'd like to thank every single athlete who took time out to nominate their coach and put forward compelling cases. We had an amazing but diffiuclt time assessing all the entries and finding our winners. Special thanks to Siobhan from CrossFit U in the Anything else we shold know category who gave us some movie advice  "The new mad Max movie is really cool. Maybe you should check it out :)" Thanks Siobhan we might just do that.

So without any further adieu here are the winners and complete list of nominated coaches. We've also added in some of the entries under each of the coaches, so you can see that there are some amazing people out there going above and beyond their duty.

To these coaches, we salute you.