4 hacks for a successful warm up

4 hacks for a successful warm up

Dr Brenden Brown, sports podiatrist from Sydney-based A Step Ahead Foot + Ankle Care, says, “Cold muscle is less pliable which means it has to work harder to accommodate a given load and will be more resistant to sudden stretch. Less pliable muscle tissue is also more...
Warming up for sports—why bother?

Warming up for sports—why bother?

“Warm-ups have the ability to help prepare the muscles for activity. However, what’s changed is that we now question many ‘traditional’ warm-up methods; evidence suggests that static stretching probably shouldn’t be part of most people’s warm up routine,” says founder...
Your guide to choosing the best netball shoe

Your guide to choosing the best netball shoe

“The days of calling netball a non-contact sport are well and truly over,” says sports podiatrist and founder of A Step Ahead Foot + Ankle Care Dr Brenden Brown. He says netball is not only physically demanding, it’s a high-impact sport in which foot and ankle...