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Rock Pods – cupping

What are Rock pods? Rock Pods are our version of cupping.  They are medical grade silicone cups that come in 2 sizes.  Each set of Pods has 4 large an 4 small cups and come in a convenient carry case. What are they designed to do? Cupping creates a decompressive force...

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More Flossing options.

In our earlier blog post, we outlined two simple ways of using floss bands, as they are the two that people usually start with.  However if you are now becoming more comfortable with the concept, then there are other ways of utilising these bands: Joint support and...

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Posture Medic – Improving posture

Posture Medic product review performed by Yolanda Schmidt Have you ever felt like you need multiple pieces of equipment when it comes to stretching, strengthening and stabilizing muscles?  Posture Medic is the all-in-one tool, conveniently designed to overcome poor...

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Kinesiology tape research

The popularity of kinesiology tape, or coloured sports tape, has increased dramatically over the last decade. Despite being invented in the 1970’s by Dr Kenzo Kase, kinesiology tape rose to prominence following the Beijing Olympics in 2008, and is increasingly seen on...

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An athlete’s reading list

In 2017 I set a goal to read 52 non-fiction books.  I didn’t quite make it all the way (the final count was around 35), but I did read some absolute gems along the way.  Below are my top six recommendations for athletes, and those who support them – coaches, parents...

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Meet Amanda Ross – Olympic Equestrian Rock Star

Meet Amanda Ross.  A Sydney 2000 Olympic equestrian athlete who competes in eventing – horse riding competitions that involve a number of disciplines.  Amanda is based out of Tuerong, on Victoria’s beautiful Mornington Peninsula, and travels the country competing....

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4 types of self-confidence

Plenty has been written about the need for confidence.  If you are an athlete, it is considered almost an essential character trait.  After all, how can you win if you don’t believe you can?  If you don’t have confidence in yourself? Sometimes however, we get a little...

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RockPack- the perfect travel companion

For athletes in their high travel season, convenience is a must. Packing for a trip always includes the essentials. For me, RockTape is considered an essential. The RockPack not only targets those who travel, but also those who like to live with some level of...

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RockTape Education – Online Convenience

Ever thought about educating yourself regarding kinesiology taping and then find yourself lacking the time to attend a full day taping course?  Well no more excuses, the world’s best kinesiology tape now offers an online introductory course.  This course allows you to...

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Staying at the top is harder than getting there

As a sixteen year old I already had an unbroken streak of six national titles in the sport of trampolining. Each year I went into the national championships with not only my own expectation to win, but with everyone else expecting me to win as well. My competitors...

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RockTape: How does it work? Part 3

In the previous “how does it work” blogs, we have focussed on the way that RockTape can help to reduce pain, and how it can help to reduce swelling and assist recovery.  In this edition, we are going to focus on the use of RockTape for posture and body awareness. To...

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Meet Bec Gange- our Aussie wakeboarding superstar

Meet Bec Gange – an Aussie superstar in the sport of wakeboarding.  Bec won the World Championships in 2014, is the 8 time Australian Champion, and has even been the first women in the world to land some extremely difficult tricks.  Currently Bec’s living, training...

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Energy Management

As much as I wish it were possible, it’s impossible to be at 100% energy 100% of the time. Most high achievers, especially athletes, tend to be either ‘go’ or ‘stop’ (or as my mum says to me ‘you’re either go or sleep’).  But even then we can’t ‘go’ at our highest...

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RockTape: How does it work? Part 2

In the previous “how does it work” blog, we focussed on the way that RockTape can help to reduce pain.  In this edition, we are going to focus on the use of Rocktape for reducing swelling and for recovery. To recap, RockTape is a kinesiology tape, sometimes referred...

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