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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...

What should I eat before and after my workouts?

Pre-workout What and when you eat before exercising can make a massive difference to the quality of your workout. Food consumed before exercise is only...

Keep your kids well this winter!

Keeping children healthy over the winter season can be a real challenge. The cold and wet weather means little ones often spend more time...

Keeping well this winter!

As winter fast approaches, it brings with it the dreaded cold and flu season! It can be all too easy to fall prey to...

What to feed children after exercise

What children eat and drink after they exercise can make a big difference when it comes to how well their bodies are able to...

Top Tips for Men’s Health

Men – listen up, it is time to get healthy! According to NZ health statistics, at birth males already have a life expectancy of around...

My kids are super active and hungry all the time. What...

Good nutrition is especially important for your active, growing children! At times it may seem like your child’s stomach is a bottomless pit. To deal...

How Much Sugar Are You Drinking?

Did you know? Kiwi’s drink 4-5 times more sugar each day than the World Health Organisation recommends?  You might not add 5 teaspoons of sugar to...

Stay hydrated over summer – how much should you drink and...

It is impossible to suggest specific guidelines for people to follow when it comes to hydration quantities, however there are some general points to...

Super-duper Avocados

Don’t make the mistake of thinking avocados are fattening! The often over-looked avocado is a delicious, creamy superfood that’s simply too health-boosting to skip....

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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...

Scrambled Legs running challenge

  You may remember last year, Tommo (X10 trainer) undertook a crazy running challenge. He added one kilometre to his tally each week, so by...

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...

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