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Running Trots - What is it and what can I do to prevent it?

Running Trots - What is it and what can I do to prevent it?

Have you ever been running and suddenly had an urgency to use the bathroom? I hope you got there! As many runners have experienced, it is not as simple...read more »

August 12, 2018
Training SMARTER, not HARDER is the key to maximal performance, health and injury prevention!

Training SMARTER, not HARDER is the key to maximal performance, health and injury prevention!

In the past I have been guilty of thinking more is better and believing "no pain, no gain". That is often until you are taught the hard way! 
It is...read more »

August 1, 2018
What is Hypothalamic Amenorrhea?

What is Hypothalamic Amenorrhea?

The following article serves as an introduction on the causes and complexity of Hypothalamic Amenorrhea. This article does not outline treatment, as will be a focus in a separate...read more »

July 25, 2018
Dish Hold & Dish Rocks

Dish Hold & Dish Rocks

Try these exercises in your next workout and strengthen that core!
Any gymnast will agree that the hollow or dish shape is key to be able to successfully perform many...read more »

June 6, 2018
Five reasons you’re failing to achieve your ideal body and how to fix them

Five reasons you’re failing to achieve your ideal body and how to fix them

Most people who diet for weight loss, regain the weight they have lost. And for many, they gain more.
Regardless of the degree of initial weight loss, most weight is...read more »

May 30, 2018
Interview with Emily Whitehead, Dual Commonwealth Medalist

Interview with Emily Whitehead, Dual Commonwealth Medalist

In 2016, Waverly Gymnastics and Gymnastics Victoria contacted me to work with Emily to ensure she was maximising her training, performance, health and overall wellbeing by fuelling optimally.


At...read more »

May 30, 2018
Sweet Potato Cottage Pie

Sweet Potato Cottage Pie

With the cooler weather we tend to gravitate to hearty, warm food to satisfy.  I recently developed this recipe as part of the Body Fit Training 8...read more »

May 30, 2018
Dynamic Stretching

Dynamic Stretching

Anyone who has ever seen me train or has been coached by me will be very familiar with my routine warm up including my 3 dynamic stretches. When something...read more »

May 3, 2018
Combating that 3pm sugar fix!

Combating that 3pm sugar fix!

Are you one of many who crave chocolate, lollies, sweet or refined carbohydrates around 3pm? If yes, read on...
Sometimes these cravings are so intense that they distract us from...read more »

May 2, 2018
Carbohydrate Distribution

Carbohydrate Distribution

Are you lacking energy over the day and frequently craving sweet or carbohydrate foods around 3 or 4pm? If so, I can guess you are not having an even...read more »

April 18, 2018

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