News

May 23, 2019

Team SportsFit helping at the “Mid-Life Crisis” MLC Cup

We love being involved and supporting our local community.  On May 11th 2019, SportsFit once again helped out the parents of our local primary schools prepare for their annual Netball and Football games. Our day began at the Mums’ netball competition, held at Lloyd St Primary,...

May 20, 2019

How to prepare for skiing

  Are you prepared for skiing this coming season? We have had a long, hot summer but the time has come to bring out the warm clothes as winter is coming. Although the lifts aren’t yet turning, now is the perfect time to get ready for the...

May 14, 2019

Sock review

Why is it important to choose the right (and left) sock? As well as choosing the right pair of shoes for your feet choosing the right pair of socks is also important.  When buying socks you should always consider how long you plan wearing them for...

May 7, 2019

Snow sports assessment

Why get a snow sports assessment?   With winter around the corner, it's not long now until the start of the snow season. If you plan on tackling the slopes this season, remember getting ready to ski or snowboard  starts well before finding your gloves and getting...

March 19, 2019

Who should I get nutritional and diet advice from?

Have you noticed the endless amount of nutrition and diet advice floating around the news and social media lately? Fasting, fad diets, keto, the celery juice cleanse. It can be really difficult to know who to trust when it comes to nutrition or diet advice...

March 8, 2019

ACL injury

Mid-way through the AFLW and about to start AFL and local football competitions, we will often hear about the dreaded- ACL injury. What is an ACL injury? A tear or sprain of the anterior cruciate ligament of the knee. This is a ligament that is inside your...

February 28, 2019

Autumn healthy recipe

Chargrilled pumpkin and haloumi salad with chickpeas Our Glen Iris Dietitian has chosen this tasty salad recipe (via Sally Parker) for you to enjoy this Autumn.  Ingredients: 800g Kent pumpkin, sliced 2 medium eggplants, cut into wedges 120g haloumi, sliced 2 teaspoons cumin 400g can no-added-salt chickpeas, rinsed, drained 2 oranges, peel and...

February 21, 2019

Podiatrist shoe review

Shoe Review: Mizuno Wave Rider 22 – our Glen Iris Podiatrist has her say… “After compressing my old runners, sliding into my new Mizuno Wave Rider 22 is like a breath of lightness and responsiveness, without losing any aspects of cushioning under the foot! I am...

February 15, 2019

Physio Rowing Assessment

Why should you consider a Physio rowing assessment? Rowing is a largely endurance sport that requires many areas of fitness including leg strength and power, flexibility, balance, timing and coordination. An efficient stroke relies on flexibility through the hamstrings, hips and lower back as well as...

February 5, 2019

Summer skin – callus and cracked heels

Why do my heels split open in the summer months? In warm weather and especially around Glen Iris, sandals, wedges and high heels are the trend, and thongs are worn to the beach or pool. These forms of open footwear worn in the summer months cause...