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EP 50 – Nathan Parnham – Coaching Kids in the Gym

My guest on the show today is Nathan Parnham (@nathan_parnham). Nathan is the conditioning and rehabilitation coach and the head of athletic development at...

Rediscovering Fitness and Confidence after Baby Number Three

Weight gain, post-baby bodies and pressure to look a certain way are changes many women confront when entering the world of motherhood. Vicki Carter understands...

AUT Millennium Staff Profile: Rob Garza

Rob Garza, Senior Consultant and Programming Specialist With over 30 years of experience in the fitness industry, I offer an opportunity of making usable sense...

Less Hustle, More Precision: Why the Best Athletes Focus On Skill

There’s a deep-rooted belief in youth sport that training should leave you sore, red faced and out of breath. A belief that the fittest...

The Menstrual Cycle and How It Affects the Female Athlete

It’s well-known that sex differences between men and woman exist. Differences that affect your physiology. But what’s not so well known is how these differences...

Forget Running. Play More Games.

Aerobic fitness is crucial for team sport players. It helps you produce ‘game-defining’ high-intensity efforts, and to sustain these efforts for the duration of...

Have you got heel pain?

Plantar fascia pain Aka ‘Runners heel' The plantarfascia is the layer of tissue between the skin and the muscles on the sole of the feet....

What is fitness?

One the most common questions a coach will ask us here at AD is “how can my athletes get fitter”? It’s a great question....

We’re the adults. It’s our problem.

Over-training in our top youth athletes is causing problems. We’re seeing higher injury rates, and more athletes failing to reach their potential than ever...

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The Menstrual Cycle and How It Affects the Female Athlete

It’s well-known that sex differences between men and woman exist. Differences that affect your physiology. But what’s not so well known is how these differences...

5 Reasons Why Competition is Good (and bad) for your Child

What does the word ‘competition’ bring to mind? Is all competition a good thing? How do you distinguish between helpful competition and that which...

EP 54 – Maria Folau – Positive Parenting, Learning to Shoot,...

“You can’t make excuses. You had to wake up every morning to train. You had to eat the right foods and make sure you...

Everyday Champion: Rachel Clarke

“It really starts to hurt at around 35km. You can see the land but it’s not getting any closer.” If you’ve never tried ocean paddling...

Lessons from A Silver Fern

Guest Contribution: Anna Harrison - New Zealand Netballer. Another big year of Northern Mystics and New Zealand Silver Fern Netball commitments has come to an...

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