Natural Sunscreen - Essential for Young Athletes

Natural Sunscreen – Essential for Young Athletes!

Over the summer months, we have been testing out a couple of natural sunscreen products – an essential item for young athletes! With training and racing, athletes are out in Continue reading

Book Review: Swim Bike Run by the Brownlee Brothers

BOOK REVIEW: Swim Bike Run – Our Triathlon Story by Alistair & Jonathan Brownlee

“Swim Bike Run – Our Triathlon Story” – Book review by Active + Nourished I really enjoyed reading “Swim Bike Run”, this autobiographical piece written by the Brownlee brothers. They provide Continue reading

Early Sports Specialisation v Diversification for Young Athletes

Early Sports Specialisation v Diversification for Young Athletes

Many parents believe that early sports specialisation (between 6-12 years old) will provide the best chance for their young athlete to reach top level elite competition. However, there is evidence Continue reading

Protein Powders - To shake or not to shake?

Protein powders – To shake or not to shake?

Protein Powders and the seduction of marketing Many young athletes have been enticed by targeted advertising of the very professional looking protein powders on the market and the promise of Continue reading