plantar fasciitis

How to Recover from Plantar Fasciitis

Ugh, just the name makes you cringe. Plantar fasciitis is a painful foot condition that occurs when your plantar fascia (the ligament that connects your heel to the front of your foot) becomes inflamed. The result is that your heel becomes sore and stiff, particularly first thing in the morning ...

active travelling

How To Stay Healthy Whilst Traveling

I’ve just returned from a short trip to Bali, and as I was relaxing on the beach I thought how easy it is to start unhealthy habits whilst on holiday. I love to travel and try do so often, so keeping healthy when away from home is very important to ...

Recovering from ACL surgery

How to recover from ACL surgery

Recovering from ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) surgery can be a long, painstaking journey. There are no shortcuts, and it can take anywhere from 6 to 9 months for a person to fully recuperate. It’s important to not get discouraged and to stay optimistic during this time: on average, 85 to ...

5 step goal achievement

How to: Set Goals

As an elite athlete and mother of two young boys, I certainly know a thing or two about goal setting. It’s something that I have done my whole life and something that I’ve become quite good at thanks to the help of mind coach Jeffrey Hodges and our team sports ...

Glute Bridge

How to start exercising after a Cesarean

Gazing at your newborn for the first time is incredible. So many emotions are felt and you can't seem to stop staring in wonder at your beautiful baby you've brought into the world. In a matter of days, you cannot image life without your little bundle of joy. In between ...

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How To Survive a Long Travel Day

As a winter sports athlete, it is fast approaching the time of year where I head overseas to train and compete through the northern winter season. It is an exciting time of year where I get back to snow under my feet, cool crisp air refreshing my face, and the ...

kale chips

How to: Make Kale Taste Amazing

Kale is an amazing nutrient dense vegetable, pumped full of powerful antioxidants and vitamins, and is also incredibly versatile to cook with. Kale is a firm favourite at the BodyICE HQ, and so we have put together some of our top recipes to share with you. KALE CHIPS Serves approximately ...

eat for comp

How to Eat to Compete

Whether you’re an aerial skier, a marathon runner, a rugby player, a Crossfit warrior or anything far and in between, competition day is all about your best performance. Your best performance is built on weeks, months, even years of dedication to physical and mental preparation, the last thing you want, ...

labourbag

How to: Pack your labour bag

When I was pregnant with my first child, I had absolutely no idea what was in store for me! Only a couple of my friends had been pregnant, I wasn’t used to being around babies, and no-one really spoke to me about the labour, birth and breastfeeding. So when it ...