TIPS FOR TRAINING ON COLD DAYS

Chilly days, particularly icy-cold and rainy mornings, can be a big deterrent when it comes to training and exercise. After all, hibernating under the covers or staying warm over a coffee is much more enticing. However, with the right gear, and good old-fashioned grit and knowhow, you can brave the cold and benefit from cold-weather Read more…

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5 TOALLY YUM PASTA SAUCES

Pasta is still the carb of choice for many athletes who want to load up with energy before a big day of competing. So, here are some fit-for-champions pasta sauce recipes that will make your pasta a whole lot more appetising than just the standard bolognese. Don’t forget to let us know your favourite pasta Read more…

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HOW TO RIDE THE 35KM OF CYCLING PATHS AT SYDNEY OLYMPIC PARK

Sydney Olympic Park is a seriously great place to ride your bike. The 35km of cycling pathways (perfect for the whole family, BMXers, and racing and training cyclists) take you through spectacular parklands. You can also pass Olympic icons, shipwrecks, wildlife, art and more along the way. And if you don’t own a bike, simply Read more…

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HAVE YOU PLAYED DISC GOLF YET?

Disc golf is the newest sporting craze sweeping the nation! It’s fun, competitive, inexpensive to play and you can do it alone or in a team, no matter the age of the players. So let’s find out a little more about it…   Created in the ’60s, this game is bit like golf. You follow Read more…

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SYDNEY SPORT: WINTER SCHOOL HOLIDAY SPORTS CAMPS

Sydney Sport’s Winter School Holiday Sport Camps features exciting sports activities, clinics and camps around Sydney for kids of all school ages. School holidays can be a bit of a bore for our young ones and teens, so the following options are a fantastic way to keep them occupied and help them burn energy. They will also refine their motor skills, learn Read more…

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TRY THESE 18 PROTEIN-PACKED VEGIES!

You don’t have to be a vegetarian to load up your plate with great vegie protein. Protein plays a very important part in the energy and muscle preservation needs of many athletes – it helps to repair, maintain and grow muscle tissue. So take your pick of the tasty varieties below… The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics reports Read more…

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ARE YOU NUTS ENOUGH TO ULTRA RUN? I AM!

If you’ve been to the Blue Mountains lately, whether to Katoomba Scenic World, Wentworth Falls, Mt Solitary or the Megalong Valley, you’ve likely seen an odd breed of human – not a hiker with poles and pack, and certainly not a family-snapping tourist, says trail runner Anne-Marie Cook. These people wear colourful socks, fancy vest-backpacks with tubes Read more…

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COULD YOU BE ADDICTED TO EXERCISE?

OK, so we keep getting told we must exercise regularly in order to stay fit and generally healthy … and possibly stave off a host of diseases. But when does exercise become too much of a good thing? When does it become a full-blown addiction? Let’s find out… On the surface, being addicted to exercise Read more…

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GOIN’ OFF-ROAD: HOW TO GET INTO TRAIL RUNNING

When I started running on surfaces that weren’t, y’know, concrete, I found out a few things, admits experienced trail runner Anne-Marie Cook. The first was that I wasn’t as skilled at ‘running’ as I thought I was. I figured that out pretty darn quickly, as I tripped and slipped my way through a 10-kay, and Read more…

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WHY IS MY KID’S SPORTSGROUND CLOSED AGAIN?!

So, your U9 is eager to get to their Saturday football game, but though it’s a sunny morning, it’s been raining cats and dogs for most of the week. Will the sportsground still be closed, you wonder?   Suddenly, you get that message which says the match has been cancelled by the Council as the ground is too wet to play Read more…

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HOW TO TACKLE BULLIES IN SPORT

A couple of years ago the NRL announced a Tackle Bullying Program, to help teammates, friends and classmates understand the impact of bullies in sport and other areas of life, and how to deal with them. Bullying is, sadly, still practised within our sporting communities. But we can ALL do something about it. Remember, bullies in sport are Read more…

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SYDNEY SPORT AUTUMN SCHOOL HOLIDAY GUIDE

Sydney Sport’s Guide to Autumn School Holiday Sports features exciting sports activities, clinics and camps around Sydney for kids of all school ages. School holidays can be a bit on the boring side for our boys and girls, so these are a fantastic way to help them burn energy while staying off the electronics. They will also refine their motor skills, learn Read more…

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TENNIS: HOW TO SERVE LIKE THE AUSSIE OPEN PROS

There’s no doubt about it, how well you serve can mean the difference between winning and losing. And if you’re serving up balls at more than 200k’s an hour, like many gents were at this year’s Australian Open, or getting ahead with aces, well that helps, too. Here’s how to make the most out of your Read more…

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DR JOANNA MCMILLAN’S VIETNAMESE PORK SALAD

When the weather is warm, a salad is a welcome appearance on the menu. And while a basic green side salad does the job, a salad with added meat and flavours can be a meal in itself. ‘I love the fresh flavours of Vietnamese food,’ says Dr Joanna McMillan in her new book Get Lean, Stay Read more…

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‘SUPERVISED KIDS DON’T DROWN,’ SAYS A CONCERNED MUM

Since 19 December 2016, there have been more than 20 deaths due to drowning – and it’s only January! Most of these deaths were kids. One mother of young children was so disturbed by this statistic, she put fingers to keyboard to urge parents to take more care watching their kids around water. It’s such a tragedy we are losing so Read more…

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FYI, DRINKING TOO MUCH WATER IS DANGEROUS!

We’re all told to keep our fluids up, to keep our bodies hydrated during and after spending time in the sun or exercising. But how much of a good thing is too much? It’s true that drinking too much water (known as hyponatremia) can deplete your system of vital nutrients which, in extreme cases, can lead Read more…

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HOW TO MAKE 2017 YOUR ‘PERSONAL BEST’

Athletes and those focused on their health want to better their personal best, win events and overcome any injuries over their sporting season. It can be tough to get motivated and know what to do to make positive changes, so hopefully these 10 tips will help you reach your goals this year. 1. Address your attitude Read more…

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RECIPE: NEIL PERRY’S KOREAN SPICE-RUBBED CHICKEN

As one of Australia’s highest profile chefs and restaurant managers, Neil Perry is about to spread his culinary wings even wider. Having recently merged his Rockpool Group (think Rockpool Bar & Grill, Rosetta, Spice Temple and Burger Project brands) with Urban Purveyor Group (which include Sake, Fratelli Fresh and The Bavarian), Neil isn’t about to take the mound of Read more…

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20 NEW-RELEASE SPORT, FOOD AND HEALTH BOOKS!

Laze away summer arvos with a book – and we’re not talking a Mills & Boon romance here. Make it something inspirational, healthy or … delicious! Be it a bio or a novel, there are loads of new titles out now to entertain the whole family… CRICKET The Big Bash Book 2016-17 by Daniel Lane Get Read more…

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GUIDE TO SUMMER SCHOOL HOLIDAY SPORTS

Sydney Sport’s Guide to Summer School Holiday Sports features exciting sports activities and programs around Sydney for kids of all ages. Sports are a fantastic way to help boys and girls burn energy while keeping them entertained over the school break. They will refine their motor skills, learn new game play, and may even make a few new friends, too! Browse the featured Summer school holiday Read more…

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THE RULES OF BACKYARD CRICKET

Got people coming over to your house for a barbie? After their bellies are full, why not challenge them to a game of backyard cricket? It’s pretty much an Aussie tradition on a hot day. But don’t forget to follow the rules! Sure, you can make up your own, but if you like, here are some Read more…

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WORKING WITH CHILDREN CHECK: DO YOU NEED ONE?

Back in June 2013 the NSW Commission for Children and Young People introduced a mandatory check for anyone who works around children, thus it was named the Working With Children Check (WWCC). So what does it involve for those working in the sporting industry? In a nutshell, the Working With Children Check is designed to help Read more…

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