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6 Mistakes Paddlers Make Before a Regatta

In the constant quest to improve, paddlers always seek something that will give them an edge. This is great but just before a regatta is NOT the time to be changing or trying anything new. Here are 6 common mistakes paddlers make before a regatta.
  1. Changing your stroke – after months maybe years of practicing your stroke, why would you change anything at the last minute? Especially in...
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SWEAT, REST, REPEAT

So You Want Big Muscles? Well here’s a bit of news for you…your muscle growth begins when your workout stops. Push your reps to failure all you want, but your muscle mass and strength actually increases with productive recovery time. Does this mean strengthen your relationship with your couch? No. If you need to do THAT too often then please keep reading. (unless you want to tell me the Bachelor...
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Pass the Energy Please Part 1 – The 3 Energy Systems

Did you know that your body draws on three energy systems when you undertake physical exercise? Do the words aerobic, anaerobic, and immediate energy metabolism cause you to tilt your head to one side and say “Huh? “ Knowing the basics of how we generate energy can be helpful in understanding how we fatigue. Once we know how we fatigue, we can train to minimise it. I will take...
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