Breakfast Smoothie

In this lateset recipe, Nutritionist Tammy Mond delivers a quick and tasty smoothie, perfect for breakfast, lunch, a snack – any time of day really! Enjoy 🙂 Ingredients 1 frozen banana 1 cup milk 2 dates (pitted) 2 tsp cocoa powder 2 tsp peanut butter Method Mix all ingredients in blender. Enjoy! Serves 1

Focus on Rainbows: A Mindfulness Activity

Where thoughts go, energy flows. Focus on the rainbows, not on the rain. When our minds are so preoccupied with thoughts of the trials and tribulations of everyday life (especially this year!), we often stop paying attention to the beauty all around us. Mindfulness can help us to connect with the present moment and put […]

I just ran my first 5 km, now what?

You’ve been training hard for the past few months since the dreaded COVID hit and you gradually worked your way up to running your first 5 kilometre distance non-stop. Congratulations! This is a huge deal! You had a goal and systematically worked your way towards it until you achieved. Your initial reaction is no doubt […]

What to Eat Before a Long Run

It is fair to say that we all tolerate foods differently. Just like with most things diet and exercise related, I believe that there is not a ‘one-size-fits-all’ type of solution when it comes to what we should be fueling our bodies with before we head out for a run. I know some runners who […]

Goal Setting: 3 Simple Tips to Help you Succeed

Before I became a runner, I often thought to myself – wouldn’t it be nice to announce to the household “Oh, I’m just heading out for a run”? I never really thought I would see that day, mainly because I just didn’t know where to start. Fast forward a few years and I could not […]

Top Tips To Stop Winter Weight Gain

With the colder weather and shorter days, staying on track with a healthy diet can be challenging. Just a few weeks of over indulging can have weight gain effects that can last longer than we may realise. Losing winter weight gain can be hard. We are usually very mindful of what we eat during summer. […]

Heart Healthy Nutrition Tips

Did you know that coronary heart disease is the leading cause of death in Australia? In this handy list, Accredited Sports Dietitian Michelle Bruce gives us some simple tips to help keep you on the right track to a healthy heart. Eating for Heart Health The food that you eat can have a big effect […]

5 Tips to Keep You Running through Winter

Typically in Sydney, Australia during Autumn we experience cooler mornings and beautiful bright warm sunny days. With such sunshiny days and less humidity, these perfect running conditions are always welcomed and of course we make the most of them. However, staring down the barrel of Winter’s commencement in only a couple of weeks and with […]

Can I run through it?

Bree from Thrive Physiotherapy answers your burning question.. Can I run through it?  The simple answer is: probably. As a runner, I’m not likely to stop running, even if a physio suggests it’s for the best. So, as a Physio, I’m going to be realistic and find a way to keep you running rather than […]

Plantar Fasciitis – A common runners/walkers injury

Today we hear from Jenny McPhail, one of our amazing ambassadors. She is also an accredited Exercise Scientist, personal trainer and doing her masters in clinical exercise physiology. Plantar Fasciitis are two words most runners don’t want to hear. It’s a painful condition where even placing your feet down out of bed in the morning […]

No More Excuses

According to a recent survey conducted by the Australian Bureau of Statistics, over 60% of Adult Australians live a mostly sedentary lifestyle. In short, this means that more than half of our population spends a lot of time sitting down. This may be at home or work, and can actually be counteracted by purposeful participation […]