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30/06/2017

Should I Eat Before I Workout in the Morning?

To fuel or not to fuel prior to a morning working out continues to be a hot topic in the world of dieting, sporting performance and healthy eating. But if excuses like "Ï'm just not hungry in the morning" or "I'm trying to lose weight" popped into your mind when you read this headline then read on to find out the perfect FUEL for your morning workout which will get the best out of your workout at minimal effort and maximum benefit to your body.
14/03/2017

Top 5 Tips to Improving Your Cycling Using Your Gears

How often have you wished you had a few extra gears for going up steep hills. Or conversely a few more to go faster? How many of you often wonder why you have gears on your bike at all because you can't seem to figure out how to use them effectively and prefer cycling along in a single gear? The gears on a bike are there to help us and there are tons of very technical articles spouting technical jargon like ''gear ratios'' which are worth a read. BUT to keep things simple for beginner to intermediate cyclists here are my top 5 tips.
21/02/2017

Start where you are now – and create a legacy

On Sunday February 19th Deanna Waters commemorated the life of a dear friend and an inspirational lady by completing the Ultimate distance at the Huskisson Triathlon Festival. In this article we learn how Cheri Lutz started a legacy by inspiring her friend Deanna to forget her self-doubts, put aside her weight issues and start where she was. Deanna followed this advice and, overcoming issues including heart trouble and weightloss, was able to put the untimely death of Cheri behind her when she crossed the finish line after 9 hours.
17/11/2016

Achieving a Masterful Start to the 2017 Triathlon Season

It’s 6 weeks to Christmas and many of the 2016 triathlons are over. You know there will be a lull in training over the school holidays […]
17/11/2016

Achieve Your First Ever Triathlon in 2017

It’s 6 weeks to Christmas and as you look back at 2016 you are wondering if 2017 will be the same? An endless round of taxi-ing […]
02/11/2016

Why, why, why do we tri?

Noosa Triathlon is special. It is the largest race in the southern hemisphere and attracts over 8000 athletes. In this insightful article Liz, who has herself competed in the Noosa triathlon on several occasions, investigates why its so unique and why, in general, the Australian public have adopted the sport of triathlon as one of their national sports.
24/06/2016

Anything is Possible! Best get some good nutrition onboard though!

Our scientifically proven nutritional products have helped hundreds of people achieve their sporting goals. Amongst these people there are Olympians, past and present; people who have […]
16/06/2016

Rookie Ironman – Cairns 2016 – Race Report

“So whose idea was this?” “Another fine mess you have got yourself into Liz.” “I can’t believe I have to get into that water for the […]
15/06/2016

Liz Stapleton – You are an Ironmum!

You know when you dream of something, when you work hard for something, when you strive for something – you can’t quite believe it when it […]
14/04/2016

Being 40 Plus

I have lived with this fact for 9 years! Which fact? Being 40 of course! In fact I am in my 50th year and I feel […]
06/04/2016

Do your joints need oiling?

I recently discovered I have osteoarthritis in both knees. Apparently this makes me similar to 1 in 5 adults (US study) who also all have arthritis, […]
04/03/2016

When Old Age Catches Up…..

Recently I have had the lucky ability to reverse my body’s aging processes by completely changing my diet. I switched to completely clean eating supported by […]