"the Sports Gene - talent, practice and the truth about success" by David Epstein

BOOK REVIEW: the Sports Gene by David Epstein

This is an incredibly interesting book that looks at a long time common question of “Nature v Nurture”.  “The Sports Gene – talent, practice and the truth about success” by Continue reading

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

Awesome family fun at the Gold Coast Marathon!

Awesome family fun at the Gold Coast Marathon!

We have just returned from a fantastic week away in Broadbeach, Queensland. It was our school holiday getaway, planned around our first time at the Gold Coast Marathon event. You Continue reading

BOOK REVIEW: Believe by Sally Pearson

BOOK REVIEW: Believe by Sally Pearson

Sally Pearson pulls out of the Rio Olympics! It was such a shock to hear of Sally Pearson’s withdrawal from the Rio 2016 Olympics today. She has officially pulled out 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