Shin Splints

'Shin Splints' refers to an overuse inflammation of the outer coating of the tibia (shin bone), and the muscles attaching to the inner part of the tibia.  The pain may be caused by the tendons and muscles that run the length of the shin, pulling on the bone and creating inflammation.

Tips for Keeping Fit at Work

We all have busy lives, and keeping to the Australian recommendations for physical activity can sometimes be difficult.  Remember that we are encouraged to complete 30 minutes of moderate intensity physical activity 5 times a week (daily is even better).  For those of us who work we have to find time to exercise.

Here are some...

Fun Run Preparation

It's that time of year again as Fun Run season is fast approaching.  Regardless of whether you're a well travelled marathon runner of a first time "I'm not even sure if I can run five metres, let alone five kilometres" runner, preparation is essential.  Below are some simple things you can do to get yourself ready for the big day: