Does HIIT and caffeine improve tolerance to HIT?
This is a very promising small scale study looking at the effects of caffeine on tolerance to high intensity workload. The study shows that those who took 5mg of caffeine per kg were able to train at a high intensity level for 30% longer than those who didn’t take caffeine. The caffeine group also burned […]Continue reading
The Health Benefits of Physical Activity
Hot off the press, is the 2018 Physical Activity Guidelines Advisory Committee report, building on the evidence for exercise training and health benefits from 2008. It has been well documented that exercise is beneficial in the prevention of chronic diseases like cardiovascular disease, type II diabetes, obesity and certain cancers such as breast and colon. […]Continue reading
Fueling your body for optimal performance and recovery
What you eat and drink pre and post workout are vitally important for performance optimization and recovery. This article provides an overview of the types of fuels and amounts needed to help fuel your body for optimal performance and recovery. Fueling your body for optimal performance.Continue reading
Running Medicine – A Clinician’s Overview
Dr. Shannon’s manuscript titled “Running Medicine: A Clinician’s Overview”, has just been published in the peer reviewed Chiropractic Journal of Australia. This manuscript can be accessed via the link below. Running Medicine-A Clinician’s OverviewContinue reading
Melbourne Chiropractor Nicholas Shannon loves how joints work
Journalist Josh Jennings, writer for Fairfax media (Sydney Morning Herald and The Age newspapers), shines a light on Dr. Shannon’s involvement in the world of Sports Medicine and Chiropractic. Dr. Nicholas Shannon – Sports ChiropractorContinue reading
Ice Bath Recovery, Are They Beneficial To Performance?
For of a long time now, athletes have used ice baths as a recovery technique after training and games, to speed up their recovery. But there is a new body of evidence starting to emerge that suggests ice baths aren’t actually as beneficial as they were once thought to be. Ice BathsContinue reading
What’s going to be “hot” in the fitness world in 2015
Fitness Trends For 2015Continue reading