01 Apr

Making weight for sport

icon Sports that require athletes to regularly manipulate their body weight include combat sports such as taekwondo, boxing and horse racing (jockeys). The practice of reducing body mass for a sporting event is commonly referred to as ‘making weight’ or ‘cutting’. Efforts are made to reduce body mass in the days leading up to an […]

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05 Mar

Protein: Exploring food and supplementation

icon In the sporting world protein is known predominantly for driving muscle repair and growth. Protein however, is also essential to every cell in our body as they make enzymes, hormones, bones, skin and blood. Protein is found in foods such as red meat, poultry, fish, dairy, nuts, tofu, and legumes but are also readily […]

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25 Jan

A general guide to label reading

A general guide to label reading icon Reading food labels can be tricky, especially when you don’t know what to look for and are in a supermarket surrounded by options. Coast Sport Accredited Practicing Dietitian Ali has created a free credit card sized resource which can be printed off and put in your wallet to […]

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