News

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 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...

May 31, 2019

Winter Recipe

Slow Cooker Moroccan Chicken Nutritionist Georgia Walker has chosen this awesome slow cooker recipe to help warm you up during these winter months.  Fun fact: A slow cooker set on low for an 8-hour day uses about the same amount of electricity as a light bulb! Ingredients 1 kg...

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...

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...