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Five winter immunity boosters

Nikki from our Gym team is here with tips and advice to boost your immunity through the colder months.  Hello! I am a clinical nutritionist,...

Pat Chat: Nutrition advice for youth athletes

In the first in a three-part series,  AD Academy Programme Manager and Lead Coach Patrick Davenport focuses on demystifying nutrition for young athletes.  Nutrition plays...

EP 49 – Sam & Ben O’Dea – NZ’s Beach Volleyball...

“Right from the start mum has always felt that cooking good food for us is something she could do to make a big difference…...

Simplified Nutrition: Tips to Optimise Your Diet

“The higher your structure is to be, the deeper must be its foundation”. You see it in the maths classroom – first addition, then multiplication,...

HealthZone Medical: A Boney Problem!

Bones provide a number of roles in your body.  They provide structure.  They protect some organs, and they anchor muscles and tendons.  Keeping your...

Too Little Sleep and an Unhealthy Diet Increase Your Chances of...

There are some skills every young athlete can’t do without. Netballers, for instance, need to know how to catch. And pass. Rugby players on...

Did you know you can be a healthy weight but still...

You might not know it, but you may well be short of one, or several nutrients which are vital for your health and wellbeing....

6 steps to a leaner, meaner body

Here are my top tips to help you get and stay, in tip top shape! 1. Eat MASSIVE amounts of veggies I personally eat 5-6 handfuls...

How to Eat for a Marathon

What you eat leading up to, during, and after a marathon will have a big impact on your overall performance.  When it comes to...

Ladies, it’s time to get healthy!

In the busy modern world, as women, we tend to put pressure on ourselves to do it all. Many of us have to balance...

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50 Questions Every Youth Athlete Should Ask Themselves

Asking good questions is an excellent way to assess your performance and become more in tune with what to focus on to get better. At...

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...

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...

Environment is Everything

The smell of the first XV training room on game day is distinct. Peppermint infused heat rub, lynx scented deodorant and old mud all...

EP 47 – Warrick Wood – Self-Determinations Theory and the Winter...

“It’s not about winning, it’s about pursuing something, it’s about working hard and mastering your craft.”   My guest on the show is Warrick Wood (@warrickwood)....

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