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How to kickstart your healthy habits

Posted on April 16, 2019 by

A visit to the supermarket can be the turning point for what you will eat for the week. Planning and preparation is one of the most important steps in managing your diet, to make healthy choices and having the right food available.

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The importance of a healthy digestive system

Posted on April 8, 2019 by

If the eyes are the window to the soul, then the digestive system is the window to good health. The digestive system is the cornerstone between eating and having adequate fuel for the body to thrive.

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6 tips for athletes to achieve “Mindful Eating”

Posted on April 3, 2019 by

Mindful eating is a way of eating that is based on the philosophies of mindfulness. Essentially, mindfulness involves deliberate focus on your internal and external environments.

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Athlete’s guide to preloading energy for performance

Posted on April 2, 2019 by

Preparing for training by preloading fuel stores before and during long training sessions & competition is just as important to consider as recovery strategies and what you will have when you finish.

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9 options for a pre-training carbohydrate boost

Posted on February 27, 2019 by

When you are training hard the preferred energy source for short burst, high intensity activity and fast energy is carbohydrates.

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Athlete’s guide to eating away from home

Posted on February 13, 2019 by

Athletes are often travelling to compete and are away from home, which forces a change in routine and eating habits.

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Diets – is the latest trend too good to be true?

Posted on February 5, 2019 by

Each month there seems to be a new diet trend or fad which promises to be life changing and more successful than any other diet out there.

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Athlete’s guide to snacks that match training demands

Posted on January 29, 2019 by

Athletes have demanding training loads which change from day to day. As an athlete, you can’t eat exactly the same amount every day as you may fall short in your energy needs on those days when training loads are high. Conversely, you may eat more than is needed when training days are light or if it’s a rest day.

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5 thoughts for athletes firing up the BBQ

Posted on January 21, 2019 by

Many of us will be celebrating the Australia Day long weekend with a barbecue. Here are five ideas for elite athletes to make sure your meal can still complement your training regime.

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How to approach your New Year’s Resolution diet

Posted on January 8, 2019 by

One of the most common New Year’s resolutions is to eat better and be healthier, and achieve the perfect diet.

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