A wonderful example of detoxification in action! Image: Charlie Smith and Grant (Axe) Rawlinson (foreground) struggling to haul in the anchor while rowing from Singapore to Darwin To Gary: "I have two main aims with my current 12,000km expedition to travel from Singapore to New Zealand completely by human power. The first is not to die. The second is to arrive on the shores of New Zealand at the end of this one year journey feeling healthy and strong, not having 'wrecked' m
A great athlete is, first and foremost, a very healthy person Kayla wrote: I believe anyone competing at the elite level of sport cannot be deemed a “normal” person. It took me a while to grasp this concept that I, myself am an elite sportsperson and have found in the past that following a normal person's dietary requirements just isn’t enough. Since working with Gary I have learned the importance of certain foods to enhance my training and performance. It has proven worthy
This is typical of what I eat for breakfast: Free Range Eggs from our neighbour's parents who live up the Coast Black Pudding from Island Bay Butchers Free Range Bacon, also from Island Bay Butchers These are gently fried in lard or coconut oil. Egg yolks are kept runny so as to minimise heat damage to the delicate nutrients in the yolk. The eggs are generously seasoned with pink salt, turmeric and black pepper - all have health benefits, especially when turmeric is dissolved
Developing winning form and a winning attitude for the April 2017 World Masters Games Mountain Bike Championships and the June 2017 UCI Mountain Bike World Championships Image: Gary celebrating his World Masters Games Gold Medal Winning gold at the 2017 World Masters Games was great fun and the win against very tough competition was not unexpected. I'll tell you why... Because I had the numbers to support the prediction of a win: Nobody in New Zealand or Australia, over the
Image: For Lorraine Moller, four times Olympian, and winner of multiple international marathons, and other races, including the Boston, London and Osaka marathons, nutrition was always an important part of her preparation We are looking after an increasing number of athletes who are aiming for great heights. Four more have just made their respective Olympic HP squads and all our athletes have passed their drugs testing with flying colours, as was expected - of course! Sport
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