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Research: Cold Water Immersion Stunts Muscle Hypertrophy

Research: Cold Water Immersion Stunts Muscle Hypertrophy

The thought of cold water immersion may not instantly sound appealing to the uninitiated. Yet despite this perception, we often underrate its ability to enhance our health and quality of life. Thanks to pioneers like Wim Hof and his Wim Hof Method, we are slowly […]

The Marc Pro: 14 Unique Benefits to Revolutionize Your Rehab & Recovery

The Marc Pro: 14 Unique Benefits to Revolutionize Your Rehab & Recovery

How familiar are you with the Marc Pro device? If the answer is “not very” and you value fitness and performance then you’re hopefully in for a treat. The Marc Pro is a tool you need to at least be familiar with going forward for […]

How to Recover Faster: 13 Ways to Optimize Your Post-Workout Recovery

How to Recover Faster: 13 Ways to Optimize Your Post-Workout Recovery

The rise of the internet has brought with it access to a worldwide network of cutting-edge fitness and workout information. We’ve never been so spoilt for choice when looking to push ourselves to the limit. And while there’s almost infinite depth to the training conversation, […]

Are Your Headaches Neck-Related? How to Self-Diagnose and Find Relief

Are Your Headaches Neck-Related? How to Self-Diagnose and Find Relief

Do you suffer from headaches? More importantly, do you feel like they’re under control? If, like many, you experience regular headaches you’ll know how debilitating they can be. Particularly when they create such a handbrake on your capacity to think, be social and happy. So […]

Research: Resistance Training to Failure Leads to Less Muscle Hypertrophy Than Sub-Maximal Training

Research: Resistance Training to Failure Leads to Less Muscle Hypertrophy Than Sub-Maximal Training

Training to failure is a common characteristic of many strength-training programs. So much so that we often see it as essential to optimize muscle growth and strengthening. And although we think of training to failure as “training hard” there’s mounting evidence to suggest we may […]

Why You Shouldn’t Ice an Injury (or RICE)

Why You Shouldn’t Ice an Injury (or RICE)

Hands up if you try to do the right thing and ice an injury? Even if you don’t it’s widely known you probably should. After all, decades of Sport’s Medicine have consistently told us this. Icing an injury has been so popular for so long […]

Research: Find Better Health and Wellbeing With a Small Dose of Nature

Research: Find Better Health and Wellbeing With a Small Dose of Nature

Do you want to improve your sense of good health and wellbeing? Well the results of a recent study suggest it may be as simple as spending more time outside in natural environments. However the western world can make this difficult. Our lives are more […]

Research: Tattoos Effect Your Ability to Sweat

Research: Tattoos Effect Your Ability to Sweat

Tattoos and body art are now big business. The tattoo industry alone is pushing $2 billion in yearly income, which has almost doubled over the last 10 years. Interestingly, tattoo removal makes up one-third of that figure – and steadily increasing each year. 14.5% of […]

11 Physical Signs the Modern World Is Taking Its Toll (And How to Fight Back)

11 Physical Signs the Modern World Is Taking Its Toll (And How to Fight Back)

The modern world looks a little different to the one we inherited 20-30 years ago. And the demands on the human body have shifted. The rise of technology and a sedentary lifestyle presents a unique set of musculoskeletal challenges for us to overcome. A battle […]

Comprehensive ACL Injury Guide: Why Mobilizing Your Ankles May Save Your Knees (ft. AFL Star Nic Naitanui)

Comprehensive ACL Injury Guide: Why Mobilizing Your Ankles May Save Your Knees (ft. AFL Star Nic Naitanui)

If you’ve ever suffered an Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) injury, you’ll appreciate just how devastating they can be. The long rehab, mental challenges and high risk of re-occurrence, can be a daunting proposition for many to face. But it potentially doesn’t have to be this […]