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Disc-Chem Living Fit
Treat the cause of injury, not the symptom to fully recover
As an active person who constantly pushes yourself, you expose your body to a much greater risk of injury than the average couch potato. And injuries are never pleasant. Besides the pain and discomfort, there is the obvious frustration of having to take a break from training while you... Read more
Why prevention is often better than cure
Most of us only visit a qualified medical practitioner following illness or injury, but we could avoid many of these situations by flipping from a reactive to a proactive preventative approach. Preventative medicine aims to prevent rather than cure certain conditions and ailments by improving our health through diet,... Read more
Optimise your performance through improved mobility
Forget the static stretching before a training session or race – it merely isolates individual muscles and does little to prepare the body for intense activity. Mobility and foam rolling are better ways to mobilise your joints and address your body as an integrated system to reduce your injury... Read more
Stillwater Sports and Magalies Monster part ways after a decade
After a decade of hosting the Magalies Monster MTB Classic, Stillwater Sports has announced that as of 2020 the events company will no longer be involved with this iconic one-day MTB race. “We’ve had ten wonderful years of hosting the Magalies Monster MTB Classic,” says Michael Meyer, Managing Director... Read more
3 ways medium hyperbaric oxygen therapy benefits recovery from injury
Every physically active individual or athlete aims to stay injury-free so that they can consistently follow their training regimen and achieve their goals. “Unfortunately, avoiding injury is almost impossible for people who follow an active lifestyle,” explains medium hyperbaric oxygen therapy (mHBOT) practitioner, Joseph Winer. “Thankfully, when injury strikes,... Read more
5 ways you’re fast-tracking injury
We all want to push our boundaries and achieve our physique or performance-oriented goals, but at what cost? When it comes to training, there are established guidelines we need to adhere to reduce our risk of injury, without limiting our fitness gains. Ignore them and you’ll likely find yourself... Read more