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The Top 3 Things Seasoned Triathletes’ Bodies Need to be Pain Free Come Race Day

The Top 3 Things Seasoned Triathletes’ Bodies Need to be Pain Free Come Race Day

Thing #1: Length During the practice of swimming, biking and running, our connective tissue gets short and tight. This includes muscles, tendons (which attach muscles to bone), and ligaments (which attach bone to bone). When ligaments get tight, it reduces the space between the bones […]

The Top 5 Injury Prevention Questions Triathletes Should Ask, But Don’t

The Top 5 Injury Prevention Questions Triathletes Should Ask, But Don’t

I answered these questions as part of the mostmotion® show – available FREE each week in my SMARTT™ Folks Facebook community. Below is the video, but if you don’t have time to watch, you can read the transcription instead. For more mostmotion® come and join […]

How Resistance Bands Can Damage Performance

How Resistance Bands Can Damage Performance

Have you noticed how certain things become popular all of a sudden? In the in the 80s it was the double denim and big moustache look, in the 90s it was all about shell suits and the Walkman. These days you can’t go anywhere without […]

2 Fitness Industry Lies That Keep Triathletes Perpetually Injured

2 Fitness Industry Lies That Keep Triathletes Perpetually Injured

It’s been standard protocol for such a long time now that we don’t even question it, in fact, we just accept the injury consequences of it as normal, but the reality is that the normal processes of the fitness industry are actually CREATING injury.   […]

The Foolish Triathlete’s Performance Plan

The Foolish Triathlete’s Performance Plan

While searching the t’interwebs for articles on cycling and back pain, I came across this one in 220 Triathlon magazine The article suggests that the first port of call for fixing back pain on the bike is to have a bike fit, then to look […]

The Performance Breakdown Factor You Can’t Prevent?

The Performance Breakdown Factor You Can’t Prevent?

As we get older, our tissue becomes less elastic, which means it’s less resilient to absorbing forces, stiffer, and much more likely to tear. The same applies to our bones, which is why osteoporosis is such a big problem for the elderly. Stiff muscles reduce […]

Top Lower Back Pain Tip for New Triathletes

Top Lower Back Pain Tip for New Triathletes

There’s one thing you can almost guarantee with triathlon and that’s injury. Why single out triathlon? Yes, injuries are certainly very likely in other sports, but maybe none so much as triathlon and here’s why: The nature of the sport is such that the bike […]

The Hidden Plague That Ravishes Sports Clubs

The Hidden Plague That Ravishes Sports Clubs

It’s pretty obvious what happens to players or club members when they get injured. They have to take themselves away for a while, speak to a professional and get it sorted out. But there’s a wider, more devastating impact that those injuries have on clubs. […]

Why Coaches Are the Most Underused Asset in the Injury Cycle

Why Coaches Are the Most Underused Asset in the Injury Cycle

Coaches are on the front line, day in, day out, helping train our athletes right from being tiny tots, to competing on the World Stage. It seems that the industry is happy for them to be responsible for the majority of the movement those individuals […]

How to Get Started Building Injury Free Athletes

How to Get Started Building Injury Free Athletes

Since the advent of the internet, we are communicating in person less and less. We don’t call each other anymore, we text, email or use social media. As a society, we are distancing ourselves further and further from ourselves and each other (just take a […]