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19 big snack ideas athletes can prepare

Posted on February 16, 2018 by

If you head off to school, university or work around training times it’s important to plan ahead and make sure you have the right foods packed, that way the fuel needed to prepare and recover from training will be available when you need it.

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How athletes can effectively tackle dehydration on snow

Posted on February 13, 2018 by

When out on the snow a nice cool drink may not be what hits the spot as much as it does in warmer activity. However failure to replenish fluid requirements of the body can lead to dehydration.

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Nutrition information for Winter Sports: Altitude and Cold Weather

Posted on February 7, 2018 by

Winter sports require a wide range of skills, strength, concentration, technique and energy demands. While the principals of fuelling performance and fuelling training remain similar to summer sports, the thing that sets them apart so distinctively is the environment they participate in.

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Body Awareness: 8 ‘nutrition niggles’ for athletes to look out for

Posted on February 1, 2018 by

An athlete will be familiar with the scenario where you have been through a bout of training and later that day you pull up sore with a niggle in a certain area.

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Five thoughts for athletes firing up the BBQ

Posted on January 24, 2018 by

Many of us will be celebrating Australia Day with a BBQ.

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6 tips for athletes to achieve “Mindful Eating”

Posted on January 19, 2018 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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How to approach your New Year’s Resolution diet

Posted on January 11, 2018 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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Festive food advice for athletes this Christmas

Posted on December 18, 2017 by

Christmas is a time of many traditions and family and friends coming together. This time is also generally centred around food, drinks and celebrations. While it’s important to be mindful of your diet over the break, you also want to connect with family, traditions and your favourite Christmas foods!

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Nutrition FAQ | My weight/skinfolds doesn’t reflect how much I train?

Posted on December 5, 2017 by

NSWIS athletes get a wide range of assistance and support about diet and nutrition to use food as their performance advantage and reach their goals.

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Nutrition FAQ | I want to eat something sweet at night, what can I do?

Posted on November 28, 2017 by

NSWIS athletes get a wide range of assistance and support about diet and nutrition to use food as their performance advantage and reach their goals.

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