Redefining Performance: What Are Your Rocks?

Redefining Performance: What Are Your Rocks?

In the last blog we discussed how we must be able to effectively evaluate our current strengths and weaknesses in order to start building a plan for improved performance. We looked at the art of ‘gap analysis’ and how we need to address the ‘big rocks’ before...
How To Not Run On Your Easy Run Days

How To Not Run On Your Easy Run Days

Aqua jogging. The exercise we love to hate. It’s that exercise we only seem to partake in when we are injured and can’t do “actual exercise”. That exercise we do when we feel like our bodies are getting a bit too much wear and tear as the years go by, so we supplement...
Change, Change, More Change

Change, Change, More Change

All New Zealanders are coping with some form of change right now. Of course, there is the overarching change that we are all facing simultaneously of a global pandemic (and for all you Aucklanders out there; a second round of Level 3 restrictions), but within this...
This is Jaw Dropping

This is Jaw Dropping

Let’s do a little test… While sitting with good posture, see if you can fit 3 of your knuckles into your mouth.Now, slump over with bad posture and do the same.Do you notice a difference? What this tells us, is that your posture plays an impact on what is...
So, You Have a Headache

So, You Have a Headache

Headaches. They’re a pain. There are numerous causes of headaches, which makes this topic challenging to summarise. Today we will start by talking about the common types and what can be done to help manage the pesky things. It is important to start off by stating that...
Take Control of Back Pain

Take Control of Back Pain

Lower back pain affects people young and old. It can disrupt quality of life but seeking quality care will improve the road to recovery. The most common type of low back pain is non-specific back pain. This is a term when no pathology can be linked to the pain. As...
What Makes a Sports Lab Massage Different?

What Makes a Sports Lab Massage Different?

Here at Sports Lab, our massage therapists Ray Gesta and Luke McCallum like to treat things a little differently. I’m sure most clinics would say something similar, but let’s dive in to what massage is and what a massage at Sports Lab can offer you.  Treating The...