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IMPORTANCE OF WARMING UP

IMPORTANCE OF WARMING UP

August 24, 2021 3 min read

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KEEPING MAGNESIUM LEVELS OPTIMIZED

KEEPING MAGNESIUM LEVELS OPTIMIZED

August 19, 2021 4 min read

Considering the importance of magnesium for our health, it’s surprising that this mineral, the fourth most abundant in the human body, does not get as much attention...
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KEEPING YOUR KIT CLEAN AND BACTERIA-FREE

KEEPING YOUR KIT CLEAN AND BACTERIA-FREE

May 13, 2021 3 min read

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IMPORTANCE OF WARMING UP

IMPORTANCE OF WARMING UP

March 04, 2021 3 min read

In the high-stakes world of professional sport, coaches and trainers follow science to guide them on protocols that ensure peak performance by players when it’s needed most...
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HO HO SNOW SEASON – PART 2

HO HO SNOW SEASON – PART 2

January 28, 2021 4 min read

Those first few exhilarating sessions on the slopes after a long absence can leave you wishing you had taken it a bit more easy when the stiffness and aches and pains set in the next day. Wintergreen’s range of recovery products...
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HO HO SNOW SEASON!

HO HO SNOW SEASON!

December 21, 2020 5 min read

After the year we’ve had, there’s no better way to blow off some steam than on the ski slopes, but Colorado-based physiotherapist Kristen Douhan cautions that while it may be tempting to head out at the first sign of...
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THE HEALING POWER OF THE MIND

THE HEALING POWER OF THE MIND

November 06, 2020 4 min read

After following the P.R.I.C.E (Protect, Rest, Ice, Compress, Elevate) protocol for sprains, which we covered in Part 1, for a couple of days until the swelling reduced, Daliah was able to gently and slowly rotate and flex her foot, and...
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FRICTION BARRIER CREAM

FRICTION BARRIER CREAM

October 09, 2020 3 min read

There’s nothing quite like chafing to ruin a good cycle, training session or sports match. Caused by skin rubbing together or against fabric, or by sweat and dampness, this painful condition is compounded when muscles are...
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AROMATHERAPY & SPORTS MASSAGE

AROMATHERAPY & SPORTS MASSAGE

September 08, 2020 4 min read

The Ancient Egyptians are generally credited as being the pioneers of the use of aromatic plants. Not only did they use fragrant oils in incense, skincare, cosmetics, medicine, and massage but also...
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MASSAGE THROUGH THE AGES

MASSAGE THROUGH THE AGES

August 21, 2020 4 min read

The history of massage is fascinating, made even more so by the fact that many techniques employed today have remained unchanged for thousands of years.  No matter the technological advances, the laying of hands...
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BENEFITS OF A SOAK

BENEFITS OF A SOAK

August 07, 2020 2 min read

In our previous blog we talked about the benefits of a good long soak with Wintergreen™ Hot Mustard Soak for aiding muscle recovery, improving circulation and detoxing. The Hot Mustard Soak works...

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THERAPEUTIC BENEFITS OF A SOAK

THERAPEUTIC BENEFITS OF A SOAK

July 24, 2020 2 min read

With winter settling in in the Southern Hemisphere, there’s nothing quite like a good long soak in a hot bath when you’re chilled to the bone.  And if you are an athlete, adding a sachet of Wintergreen™’…

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