OBSTACLE OR OPPORTUNITY?

I recently completed a week of a juice only diet…proud to say I lost 7 kilos in the process!  So the week for me, was challenging both mentally and physically.  It is the kind of week that [...]

COMPLACENCY KILLS

In the high tech, high speed world of fighter pilots, complacency is very deadly.  A pilot that flies with predictable habits has a short life expectancy in a dogfight.  Additionally, conditions [...]

THE ENEMY OF GREAT

Recently, I talked about complacency, and how it can short circuit your best intentions in training by lulling you into not performing to your best.  This week, I’d like to talk about how [...]

CHANGES IN LATITUDES

  ‘Changes In Latitudes/Changes In Attitudes’ is a song by Jimmy Buffet.  Perhaps you’ve heard it or depending on your age and taste in music, perhaps not.  The interesting thing about this [...]

EXTREME SWIMMING

Attention to detail…when I was in the military, it was something I learned a LOT about.   But it was a necessity.  When you are out on missions for weeks at a time, and getting tired and hungry, [...]

GET STRONGER?

Working at Thanyapura, I’ve had the pleasure of getting to work with a number of Tri-athletes of all different ability levels…from the novices preparing for their first triathlon to the pros. I [...]

FUNCTIONAL MOVEMENT SCREENS

How many of you have heard the term ‘Functional Movement Screen or Movement Analysis’? Over the last 5-8 years these terms have become very popular in the fitness and training world but yet so [...]

POSTURE IN SPORTS

We all know posture is an important aspect of everyday life but it can be even more important when it comes to sports performance. Posture is so important to an athlete that it should actually be [...]

RELAXING YOUR DOMINANT HAND

One of the many interesting things to observe during the weeks we are hosting the great athletes involved in the ITF Women’s Events held at Thanyapura is the players’ body language throughout a [...]