Recovery: 3 Marathons in 3 days

It's not everyday you hear the words "I'm running three marathons in three days" so it was only fitting to acknowledge this great achievement by one very special lady and RecoveryBar regular, Jen Beveridge. For most people, setting a "Bucket List" goal to one day run...

Just keep swimming ……..

There are times in your life when you are lucky to witness a special achievement. I have been extremely blessed over my professional career to be a part of some amazing success stories.  To this day, I still experience goose bumps when I reflect on some of these...

The mighty Div 2 Champions!!!

Saturday the 10th of September will go down in the history books as one of the most nerve-racking games of hockey, EVER. After being 2-2 at full time, the mighty division two Casuarina ladies team had to step it up a notch and call on our "one on one" skills for the...

The Butterfly Effect

Saturday September 3rd was the day where 206 inspirational ladies came together to throw down in support of the 'The Butterfly Foundation', a charity committed to supporting all people effected by eating disorders and negative body image . CrossFit Raw Iron on the...

CrossFit Babes Games Day

What a fun day we had! CrossFit Babes Games day was a huge success for everyone involved from the organises, participants and local businesses. Three workouts plus an "eliminator" final gave the female only competitors a platform to not only show their resilience and...

The RecoveryBar 4 Steps: Step 2 – The NutritionBar

BodyScience supplements and bars, Blue Dinosaur Paleo Bars, Fruit, Nuts, Water Step two of the RecoveryBar is the "NutritionBar". Having foods already prepared with optimal recovery in mind will allow athletes to replace their glycogen stores immediately and be...

Upcoming event – 2016 OzTag Junior Nationals

The RecoveryBar team are excited and getting geared up to head to Coffs Harbour for the Junior OzTag Nationals, October 14 - 16. This will be the RecoveryBar's, 8th OzTag event providing onsite sports recovery services to this fantastic community. Over the three days...

The RecoveryBar 4 Steps: Step 1 – IceBaths

Ice Baths Using Ice Baths after a workout, game, or event allows athletes to maintain optimal core body temperature, remove lactic acid at a faster rate, and reduce swelling and inflammation. Our ice baths are temperature controlled between 10 to 15 degrees Celsius...

The Benefits of Ice Baths

Ice baths are not everyones cup of tea when it comes to recovery, with them often being referred to as "the devil", "horrendous", "painful" and "unbearable" and at our RecoveryBar events, it is by far the most nosiest area in the RecoveryBar tent, where conversation...

NSW OzTag Senior State Cup, Tamworth 2016

This past weekend the RecoveryBar headed to the NSW OzTag Senior State Cup in Tamworth in central NSW. The RecoveryBar was lucky enough to collaborate with a local Exercise Physiology company, Rural Fit for this event to combine not only skills and expertise, but also...

Survive Preseason: How to Recover From Tough Sessions

Every athlete understands the pain and suffering that comes with pre-season training.  Whether you are a CrossFitter, Footy Player, or Swimmer, the grueling hours spent getting ready for “game time” can leave a body and mind feeling spent.  There is no worse feeling...

Welcome 2016!

If 2016 is anything like last year, it is going to go by FAST!  This year is going to be bigger and more exciting than ever for the LouFerguson Team and to help keep you- our amazing community of supporters and friends- in the loop, we have put together a list of...

Staying Inspired and Motivated

On our individual health and fitness journeys, it can sometimes be hard to stay focused, inspired, and motivated all of the time.  There are so many temptations that can derail our progress towards goals and sometimes- like when it is freezing cold or a great party is...

2015 Pacific Regionals Roundup

LouFerguson was dreamt up one night after watching CrossFit Regionals.  I was so inspired by the athletes and the way that they performed at such high intensity, repeatedly throughout the weekend and knew that I wanted to create a system that would help them achieve...

DRUGS IN SPORT: The wrap up

  After three weeks of scaring you with the risks, facts, and legal outcomes that athletes face in the supplement, drug, and sporting worlds, what road will you take?  Will you be like the athletes we met in Week 1, who chose to take supplements or drugs, with and...

Drugs in Sport – Part 1

Pressure, competition, expectations, and goals can weigh on athletes at all times in their career.  Some athletes crumble under the weight, some choose to pursue other avenues, some thrive and succeed, and still others take short cuts to get ahead.  We all know the...

Building a Stronger Wagga Wagga CrossFit Victus

Having a business like the RecoveryBar means that I am constantly travelling around Australia visiting CrossFit boxes, strength and conditioning gyms, and other sporting facilities.  Recently, I returned to my hometown of Wagga Wagga for a few weeks.  After leaving...