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Can We Go Deeper When Dealing With Depression In Athletes?

Can We Go Deeper When Dealing With Depression In Athletes?

This last week after the passing of my friend and former rugby colleague Dan Vickerman has been mournful and reflective. Many articles have come out regarding the implications of suicide and depression among professional athletes, even prompting several fellow rugbymen to step courageously forward  and share their own […]

How A Training Journal Saved My Neck

How A Training Journal Saved My Neck

Ok, so the title may be a little misleading in the hopes of getting your attention, but there is an element of accuracy to it and a great sentiment behind it. So let me explain… During my professional rugby career, I was required to train […]

Add A Cleanse To Your New Years Resolutions

Add A Cleanse To Your New Years Resolutions

It may not have been included on the checklist of the previous Yog Blog article, but it certainly would be a good idea to add a detoxifying cleanse on your “to do” list, and one in particular which will have a huge impact on your […]

Your New Year Checklist For Dominating 2017

Your New Year Checklist For Dominating 2017

In the spirit of New Year’s resolutions, here’s a checklist of the 11 top things to do right now to help ensure you make the most of 2017, and set you up for a future of success and YOGness. Download a time management app For […]

Saving Lives Through Facial Hair

Saving Lives Through Facial Hair

I lost my grandfather to prostate cancer. I was 18 years old at the time. When you’re 18 you believe you’ll live forever. Common worries of a healthy 18 year old include passing a driver’s license test,who they’re taking to the prom and which college […]

Branched-Chain Amino Acids For Building Muscle

Branched-Chain Amino Acids For Building Muscle

Many YOGs and wannabe YOGs approach me about the preferred uses  and dosage of protein when it comes to building muscle. The following article provides a few tips to get you started… Amino acids are split up in 2 groups: Essential and Non-Essential: Since Non-essential amino acids are […]

Insomnia sucks!

Insomnia sucks!

No, I’m not talking about the 2002 thriller starring Al Pacino and Robin Williams. That was quite good actually. I’m talking about the real life, common problem of struggling to get some good quality z’s. Let’s take a look at some causes, and some relief […]

A Life-Changing Lesson For All

A Life-Changing Lesson For All

One of the most common epidemics infecting the world, particularly the developed world, is known as Taking Life For Granted. Sadly, it often requires one to experience tragedy, either directly or indirectly in order to pay more attention to, and show more gratitude for not […]

Former Rugby Star Turns From Blob to YOG

Former Rugby Star Turns From Blob to YOG

I had a smile like a split watermelon when I saw my old rugby team mate make a major life changing decision, and shed the weight that basically made him famous. I played with Matt Dunning at the NSW Waratahs from 2000-2002 (that’s me swimming […]

Tips on Avoiding Prostate Cancer

Tips on Avoiding Prostate Cancer

If you are man over the age of 30 you need to maintain a healthy prostate. However, these tips are for men and women, as inflammation is at the root of many of our health challenges! Prostate cancer is the most common form of cancer in men, and here are […]