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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 don’t like to train with food in my stomach

Posted on November 22, 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 | What should I eat on competition day?

Posted on November 8, 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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Diets – is the latest trend too good to be true?

Posted on October 31, 2017 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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8 ways additional energy sneaks into your diet

Posted on October 26, 2017 by

If your sport has specific body comp targets that you need to reach but you find you are struggling to manage or maintain them, you might look to what you are eating and the portion sizes to see what is contributing extra kilojoules and still be left scratching you head as to why you aren’t at your target.

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Food labels – how athletes can make sense of the fine print

Posted on October 19, 2017 by

Understanding what is in the food you are eating is important to know what energy will be going into your training. When making food choices in the supermarket each food product with multiple ingredients is required to have a nutrition information panel and an ingredients list on the packet.

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Athletes’ guide to snacks that match training demands

Posted on October 11, 2017 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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