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September 10, 2019

Sever’s disease

Sever’s disease, Sever disease or sometimes just ‘Severs’ is a common cause of heel pain in active children, usually from overuse. The fancy name for Severs is calcaneal apophysitis. Symptoms Aching, stabbing, sharp pain around the heel/Achilles, especially after sleeping or sitting for long periods of time....

August 28, 2019

Spring Recipe: Salmon & Asparagus Farro Bowl

For spring time we recommend this farro and salmon recipe, where the salmon is poached in a miso-infused broth with bites of tender asparagus and sautéed leeks. If you use farro that's labeled “pearled,” a faster-cooking farro, to make this recipe, start with a full cup...

August 23, 2019

Enter our Footy Finals Competition

          Are you as excited as us about the upcoming finals series in AFL and NRL? To celebrate we are having a Finals Football Tipping Competition for our clients. Simply by just giving your tip, you will go in the draw to win your choice of prize...

August 15, 2019

Introducing our new Clinical Exercise 20 class pass

You asked for it and we listened.  SportsFit now has a new 20 class pass for Clinical Exercise classes (formerly known as Clinical Pilates). We will still continue offering options for individual classes, 10 class pass, private classes and the new 20 class pass- which will...

July 30, 2019

Good luck to SKOBFC Saints and Masters

Congratulations to the SKOBFC Saints and Masters football teams who start their finals campaign in August. The SKOBFC Saints Golds and Blues will be competing in the VAFA William Buck Premier Women's and Premier Reserve Women's finals respectively.  It's been another fantastic campaign by the Saints squad,...

July 17, 2019

HELP- I have a plantar wart!

A plantar wart is usually found on the base of feet and are caused by hundreds of different strains of the human Papillomavirus (HPV). Plantar warts are most common in children however they can occur at any age. They can go away within weeks, months...

July 12, 2019

Have I torn my calf muscle?

What is a calf tear? A calf tear is an injury that occurs to one of the calf muscles in the back of the lower leg. The two major muscles commonly referred to as the 'calf' are the gastrocnemius and soleus muscles. The superficial gastrocnemius originates...

June 25, 2019

Amara has joined the team

We are excited to welcome Amara to the SportsFit team. Amara completed her Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics with Honours at Monash University. After living and working overseas for the last three years, Amara is excited to be back home in Melbourne. As a food lover,...

June 17, 2019

Vascular foot assessment

Are you diabetic and have you had your feet assessed? Did you know your feet are at risk due to nerve damage or poor blood supply.  In particular there is an increased risk of infection, foot ulcers and amputations. Podiatrists play an important role, as they can...

June 13, 2019

History of the Pilates Method

Pilates is a unique method of exercise, which requires concentration, control and precision. Pilates exercises are versatile and easily modified, so are beneficial for people of all backgrounds and abilities. Because of increasing popularity in Australia over the past 20 years or so, various forms...