When do I go to a Urgent Care? An urgent care clinic will provide help for issues such as illnesses, minor accidents, infections, and pains. But there are limits to what an urgent care clinic can do. For any issue threatening life, limb, or eyesight, you’ll need to go to a hospital. We get a lot […]
How do I know if I am overtraining?
Whether you are a top age group triathlete, bodybuilder, golfer or runner, overtraining can be a plague to your progress. Due to many people’s highly competitive drive, they often ignore the signs of overtraining. This often leads to injury and dissatisfaction with one’s progress. If you’re a runner, you know the 10% rule. To stay […]
Open Water Swim Tips for Triathletes
Here are a few quick tips for open water swimming! If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to give me a shout! Never do an extended open water swim alone. Even the best swimmers in the world succumb to Mother Nature (e.g. Fran Crippen). DO NOT underestimate the water, it could cost you your life. […]
Dietary Supplements for Endurance Athletes
The world is trending towards a more natural approach. Be it in non-surgical medical aesthetics, health and physical fitness or skin care. People are looking for a better way. Gone are the days when we were content to put anything and everything in and on our bodies. The following supplements are backed by evidence that […]
Physical Steps for Mental Health
For some strange reason, the news hit me like a punch in the gut. I hadn’t even known the man, but Anthony Bourdain’s passing somehow elicited in me a very strong response. But why? I, like most women, love a bad boy. I had watched his show No Reservations for years, envious of the exotic […]
Give open water swimming a try!
For some triathletes, the swim is an obstacle. For others, the swim is a time for them to shine in a triathlon. They are in their element when in the open water. When you think about swimming, what is the first thing that pops into your head? For most people, images of a pool with […]