Why and How is Young Athlete Nutrition Unique?

Why and How is Young Athlete Nutrition Unique?

Do you have kids who play lots of sport? You may be constantly wondering how much to give in to those hungry appetites. I know my girls are always looking Continue reading

Book Review: The Will to Fly by Mum2Athletes

Review : The Will to Fly book by Lydia Lassila

The Will to Fly book is an inspiring autobiography by Lydia Lassila, Mother and four-time Olympian. Following on from the recent release of the must-see feature film documentary, the book offers Continue reading

Young Triathletes Recommended to Add Another Sport

Yes I know, triathlon already combines three sporting disciplines – swimming, cycling and running. But USA Triathlon’s 2015 Developmental Coach of the Year, Ken Axford, recommends that young triathletes should Continue reading

Loudy Wiggins on raising sporty kids

Loudy Wiggins on raising sporty kids

  It was such a pleasure to meet with the beautiful mum and four-time Olympic diver, Loudy Wiggins nee Tourkey. We discuss her thoughts on raising sporty kids and she Continue reading

The Will to Fly Movie Review - Active + Nourished

MOVIE REVIEW: The Will To Fly

“The Will To Fly” – An Inspiring Sports Documentary! I was privileged to watch a pre-screening of the movie “The Will to Fly”. This is an inspiring, feature-length sports documentary about Lydia Continue reading

BOOK REVIEW: Letters to a Young Gymnast by Nadia Comaneci

“Letters to a Young Gymnast – The Art of Mentoring” by Nadia Comaneci is an autobiography written in the style of letters to young gymnast. Nadia narrates the inspiring story Continue reading

Is strength and weight training safe for young athletes?

Is strength and weight training safe for young athletes?

At the start of last year, my young gymnast (tween) was to commence a specific weight training program with her new gymnastics coach. I had to admit that I was Continue reading