Training Tips

Exercise and Shortness of Breath: Why is your nose important?

Everyone knows how uncomfortable it is to be out of breath. This feeling can be greatly exaggerated during exercise. It makes sense too- the harder you go, the more oxygen you need…the more you need to breathe in and out. And that’s the basic principle of the Turbine, making breathing a little bit easier whether … Read more

Tips On Cycling Uphill

    Higher cadence versus bigger gears – which reigns supreme when it comes to climbing mountains? Robbie McEwen breaks it down.

BIG Race Recovery

By Mitchell Anderson It might be Forster. It might Maloolabah. It might be chasing your 2 year-old down the hall-way! OK, scrap the two year old thing. But pretty much all triathletes (babes, boys and girls), have now finished for the season. It doesn’t really matter what distance your finale race was, there’s gains to … Read more

Tips on Minimising Sports Induced Asthma

By Annabel Luxford Where you run Although air pollution levels in the Melbourne are relatively low, when possible, I avoid running or riding on busy roads. Similarly I try to miss areas where there are lots of grass or trees during spring. Like many asthmatics, pollution and pollen make my asthma worse, especially when I’m … Read more

Race Day Nutrition Tips

Race Day Fluid and Carbs, More or Less?   It’s really hard to get it right. It’s really hard to give people direct advice to get it right. But if you can just understand how the system works, you’ll be a lot closer to almost getting it right. If you could jump on the scales at the … Read more

How To Improve Your Running Technique

“Hi Dr Mitch – I’ve been dabbling in shorter distance tris but keen to get into the longer stuff now but have been told I have the running style of a baby giraffe. Any tips? – Miss Giraffe” Hi Miss Giraffe, Thanks for writing in.   There are, as I consider it, a number of … Read more