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5 Minutes with Syd “The Kid” Dawson

It has never been a secret that kids are more active than adults. They spend their days jumping, running, climbing and playing while most adults spend more time at our computers and phones. Today we spend 5 minutes with one of the youngest members of Davey Black Sports Performance, Syd Dawson. Syd has been a […]

How to Stay Hydrated on your Long Run Sessions

Preparing for any endurance event requires more than just physical training. One of the most important aspects of endurance training is to develop and implement your hydration strategy. You might be surprised to learn that the definition of hydration is not ‘to consume water’ as the majority of us believe. The definition of hydration is […]

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Get Back on Track with Sports Nutrition

Melissa Laity is the Davey Black Sports Performance Clinical Nutritionist. She is well aware of the impact that the 2020 lockdown has had on the diet of many athletes. We are lucky enough to have her in our stable, and ready to provide some guidance and instruction on how to help us shift that covid weight, […]

COVID SAFE PLAN – DAVEY BLACK SPORTS PERFORMANCE

Business name: Davey Black Sports Performance Plan completed by: Steve Davis Date reviewed: 29 Oct 2020 1. Ensure physical distancing Requirements: You must ensure workers and visitors are 1.5m apart as much as possible. This can be done by – Displaying signs to show patron limits at the entrance of enclosed areas where limits apply […]

What Does it Take to be a Professional Athlete?

Andrea Ramos Angarita is a professional triathlete, Tri Australia Foundation Coach and Swim Coach with a degree in Sports Science, currently studying Sports Psychology, and holds her Cert III & IV in Fitness Coaching. Andrea was a member of the Colombian National Triathlon Team. She was the 2015 National Sprint Distance Champion, 3rd place in the […]

How to Safely Increase Your Training Load

Andrea Ramos Angarita is a professional triathlete, Tri Australia Foundation Coach and Swim Coach with a degree in Sports Science, currently studying Sports Psychology, and holds her Cert III & IV in Fitness Coaching. Andrea was a member of the Colombian National Triathlon Team. She was the 2015 National Sprint Distance Champion, 3rd place in […]

A Beginners Guide to Meditation

Mindfulness and Meditation are important elements that athletes often overlook in their weekly training schedule.  Athletic improvement for any level of athlete is as much about training the body as it is about training the mind. Davey Black Sports Performance provides athletes with everything they need to improve their sporting performance. Swim, Bike, Run, Recovery, […]

Respecting the Process

Everyone, regardless of his or her job or role in society, is striving to follow a pathway to achieve success. In the case of sport, there is not the exception. It is clear that when it relates to sport, every athlete could just wake up every morning and do any fitness regime they feel like. […]

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Nutrition and Hydration for Athletes

Melissa Laity is Davey Black’s Clinical and Sports Nutritionist. Here she shares with us the basics of maintaining correct nutrition and hydration to optimise your sporting performance. Hydration is vital for life and a crucial factor in physical and mental performance. No matter how hard you train, no matter how balanced your diet, if you […]

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Adapting to New Challenges

Charles Darwin states in his Theory of Evolution that “the species that survives is not necessarily the strongest, or the most intelligent, but the one that adapts better to the environment.” This undeniable truth does not apply solely to animals, but to each of us in our own personal challenges. It stand true in all […]

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