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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...

How much does my child need to eat?

Children’s bodies go through rapid growth and development over the years, and what they eat really does make a difference. Feeding them a well-balanced...

Healthy School Lunches for Children

Making school lunches can seem like a relentless, overwhelming and often, thankless task at times. Honestly I know how you feel. On top of trying...

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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...

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...

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...

Jacob’s Tips: Racing

With the AUT Millennium Swim School Carnival coming up this month, I thought it would be a good idea to dedicate this month's 'tips'...

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