HAYFEVER CAN REALLY BLOW YOUR PERFORMANCE!

It’s springtime. The flowers are out and it’s getting warmer – the perfect setting for a run, game or training, right? Unfortunately, not for some! Springtime can mean a runny nose, blocked sinuses and itchy eyes for many, which can truly put a dampener on training and performance. At this time of year, anyone who suffers Read more…

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THE GOAL TO SAVE NETBALLERS’ KNEES

If you’re a netballer, you would know that knee and ankle injuries are a common side effect of this action-packed game. But a new program developed by Netball Australia with support from the Australian Institute of Sport is set to change all that. It’s called the KNEE Program – Knee injury prevention for Netballers to Enhance Read more…

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ASTROTURF PLAYING FIELDS – ARE THEY A CUT ABOVE GRASS?

We’re seeing more and more astroturf playing fields popping up around Sydney. This means players are no longer swooshing around in mud after another of Sydney’s downpours, and grounds can stay open. But does this surface change the game? And what does it mean for the environment and the overall cost of maintenance? We investigate. The first Read more…

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DUCK! IT’S MAGPIE SEASON!

Spring is here and that typically means magpie daddies and other swooping birds are defending their young. So it might pay to be a little more vigilant when heading to and from training or you could come under attack, even when you’re minding your own business. You only have to log on to social sites such as Magpie Read more…

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10 GREAT SPORT BOOKS FOR KIDS AND TEENS

If you love your sport, you probably have a stack of tomes relating to the genre stashed on bookshelves around the house. But what if you’re a youngster just starting out? You don’t want pages of stats and player profiles – you just want a read that makes you love sport even more. Something a little Read more…

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