Dan is a physio and currently Director at BaiMed Performance, and works as a performance physiotherapist in the NRL. Dan sat down with us and walked us through the areas he looks at when he is working with an athlete to prepare for professional sport and avoid injury. "Whenever an athlete comes to BaiMed Performance, the first thing we assess is their mobility. The ability of a joint to move about its full range of motion is a key element in allowing the athlete to put their body in the various positions that their sport demands. If they don’t have...
What does it mean to you to qualify for the Crossfit Games? It is a testament to the years of hard work that I have put in. That’s not just myself but my whole support team, it really is an amazing feeling. What’s different this year? This year I was mentally a lot stronger and my training was definitely a lot more consistent. I had so much more confidence going in. I knew if I did my best it would hopefully be good enough, and I’m really happy that it was. Now that you know you will...
Congratulations on winning the Crossfit Pacific Regional! How does it feel to achieve something so special? It has been a long time coming. I’ve been crossfitting now for six years and to finally win my region I’m very happy with my progression, it really is a testament to my coaching and the work I’ve put in over the last few years. I’m absolutely stoked, it is a dream come true. It’s a really good lead into the games, it means a lot to me. What was different heading into 2017? A big aspect was the mental side of...
The SMAI X-FRAME series is back in stock for 2017 this week. A series of frames that is now used in Crossfit/functional gyms across Australia, as well as adapted for use in home setups. In 2016 these were big movers, selling out towards the end of the year! Available in a range of options, from wall-mounted to freestanding, high or low beam placement our X-frame series can help you take advantage of available space with a rig that suits your needs. Designed in Australia with input and direction from commercial gyms, we have worked to make the X-Frame series affordable,...
Setting up a gym is never an easy task, especially when you’re using a small space. One of the biggest problems we try and help our customers overcome is fitting as much gear into their gym as possible. We thought we’d sit down and go through some of the ways we do this so you can maximise your layout. Use the Walls The biggest way to get the most out of your new gym is to use every available surface – this means going vertical. Get your gear up off the floor and onto the walls, trust us it’s worth...
Injury prevention with Dan Lawson, from BaiMed
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Aussie Crossfit champion James Newbury ready to take on Crossfit Games 2017
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