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LIFT TO LIVE FIT & LONG-image

LIFT TO LIVE FIT & LONG

Dom Cadden, Commonwealth Champion Powerlifter – @DomCadden Maybe you’re a MAMIL (middle-aged man in Lycra) or an enduring wife or mother who decided to use those skills in long-suffering perseverance for triathlons or other endurance events. It’s always a challenge to fit the training[...]

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Hit the trails

Dom Cadden, Commonwealth Champion Powerlifter - @DomCadden “Get off the road!” Some idiot has probably yelled that at you while you’re either driving your car or on your bike. But if you’ve run on the road a lot, it might be a good idea to heed this advice. Why go bush? From a he[...]

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Back in the saddle  – survival tips for ultra-cycling-image

Back in the saddle – survival tips for ultra-cycling

Long ultra-cycling events are growing each year as people seek the next big challenge. Getting through such a challenge goes beyond the training – it’s about how to look after yourself so you can back up session after session and day after day. BILLY EDWARDS talks us through it.   by 2XU[...]

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“What’s up, 2014?”-image

“What’s up, 2014?”

Dom Cadden, Australian National Champion Powerlifter. As a sports and fitness editor, I’m part of a group that looks for, reports on and fuels (for better or worse – yeah, often worse!) health and fitness trends. So here are my predictions – part cynical, part hopeful and mostly factual [...]

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Cut to the core for a good swing-image

Cut to the core for a good swing

By Dom Cadden, Australian National Champion Powerlifter. A review of studies that was recently published in Strength and Conditioning Journal found that the big difference between the Pro golfer and the average hacker is how they use the muscles around their core. For the Pros, everything starts [...]

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ARE YOU CRICKET FIT?-image

ARE YOU CRICKET FIT?

James Pattinson, Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood – at their best, this pace quartet, all under 24, could match it with the best fast bowlers cricketing teams around the world could pitch up. The problem is keeping these guys injury-free. This is part of a universal issue in modern cric[...]

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Pre-comp sex – it’s all in the timing-image

Pre-comp sex – it’s all in the timing

By Dom Cadden, Australian National Champion Powerlifter. The old belief that athletes should – and do – abstain from sex before competition just doesn’t hold any more. The IOC sure knows what’s up. At the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney, 70,000 condoms (three for every athlete) were made ava[...]

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10 tips for adventure racing-image

10 tips for adventure racing

By Dom Cadden, Australian National Champion Powerlifter, in consultation with Jarad Kohlar. For the athlete plugging away at their training week after week, it’s sorely tempting to have a go at an adventure race. There’s the chance to test the functionality of your skills and fitness, and the[...]

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5 exercises (+ 1 x secret tip) to improve your skiing performance

By Dom Cadden, Australian National Champion Powerlifter, in consultation with Troy Flanagan, Ph.D. , High Performance Director, U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA). As the US snow sports season gets under way, I want to give you five key exercises to include in your program that will make s[...]

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Out in the open-image

Out in the open

By Dom Cadden, Australian National Champion Powerlifter, in consultation with 2XU open water champion Sam Sheppard. Apart from a few degrees temperature change, your local pool never changes. Open water swimming’s a wilderness expedition by comparison, and as the Aussie summer heats up, more sw[...]

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