Tuvizo — September 2014

The Benefits Of Cross Training

Sep 26 2014 0 Comments September 2014

It is hard to believe that it is really only over the last fifteen years that cross training has become a part of most athletes’ training schedule. Cross training involves incorporating a variety of different types of exercise into a training programme, such as resistance training, stretching (including yoga and Pilates) and non impact endurance sports, such as cycling. INJURY PREVENTION Running puts more strain on the body than any other form of exercise. Overuse injuries abound but these can be reduced and even avoided with endurance and stretch cross training. The lower back, knees and ankles take a constant...

How To Stay Motivated To Run This Winter

Sep 25 2014 0 Comments September 2014

REMEMBER YOUR GOALS Ask yourself why you run. What are your goals? When you have clearly defined your reasons for running, make cards stating these reasons and place them by your alarm clock so when you are tempted to press the snooze button that card will be there to guilt you into action. If you are an evening runner, then place the cards where you can’t fail to see them. Put motivational lists on your fridge. Remember the positive effect your running will have on mind, body and soul. Be grateful that you are able to run and remember there...

Safe On The Job: Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Sep 24 2014 0 Comments September 2014

Every work situation has its own set of hazards such as falling objects, traffic dangers, chemical spills and excess noise which affects hearing, to name but a few. It is the responsibility of the employer to protect the employees so that accidents do not occur. Personal protective equipment, or PPE, is equipment which is worn by employees to help minimise the effects of hazards. PPE includes items such as hard hats, goggles, ear muffs, a reflective vest, high visibility clothing, boots and gloves. THE FIRST LINE OF DEFENCE The primary job of an employer when it comes to safety is...

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