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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 […]

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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 […]

FITNESS STUDIO

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 […]

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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, […]

FITNESS STUDIO

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 […]

FREE Online Fitness and Yoga for the Unemployed

FREE Online Fitness and Yoga for the Unemployed

We need to help people. We have already seen how badly this COVID-19 pandemic is hurting our economy. This is only the beginning in Australia. The health system situation on its own is horrific, but outside of that, our friends and family have all been affected by job losses, businesses closing, lively hoods vanishing. The […]

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COVID-19 Social Responsibility Plan

At Davey Black we take the health and wellness of each of our members very seriously. We continue to monitor the updates and recommendations set out by health organisations. At this stage we will continue to run our squad sessions, strength & conditioning classes and Yoga Studio as normal. Every Triathlon Coach, Strength and Conditioning […]

Kids Fitness Classes

Kids Who Move Better, Sleep Better

The World Health Organization (WHO) model defines “health” as well-being, and not merely the absence of disease. We all know what it feels like when we get a poor night’s sleep. You feel groggy, you make poor or irrational decisions,  you find yourself reaching for calorie-dense foods or drinks that provide instant stimulus rather than […]

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