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Sports Nutrition

Why you need Super Foods for Sport
We’re very pleased our Health Discovery team of consultants and friends includes NZ Registered Nutritionist Emily Hope who has worked with high performance athletes, including our New Zealand Olympians through NZ High Performance Sport, Nutritionist Emma Kay from Embracing IT  and Fitness Coach Ben Golebiowski from Embracing IT Fitness.

“Athletes eat and train, they don’t diet and exercise. As a result, all of that hard-training requires a balanced intake of carbohydrates, protein and fat as well as micronutrients (vitamins and minerals)." - Emily Hope

Are Supplements Necessary?

Are Supplements Necessary?

Are Supplements Necessary?Sports nutrition supplements should never take the place of good-quality foods that provide a range of nutrients. Wholefoods and their nutrients work synergistically within the body to provide a number of benefits that out-weigh those of supplements. E.g....

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What is the Window of Opportunity?

What is the Window of Opportunity?

The window of opportunity is the time immediately following exercise when your body is primed to digest and utilise key nutrients to support an efficient recovery. Ensuring an optimal recovery involves refuelling, repairing and rehydrating, all of which needs to...

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High Performance fuel On the Run

High Performance fuel On the Run

Athletes have much higher energy and nutrient requirements because they are not only feeding their bodies to perform in everyday life, but they are also fuelling their bodies to perform in their chosen sporting arena.  To perform optimally, athletes need...

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