Dear Researchers: Here’s what we WANT you to know about us.

You may all recall a recent little rant of mine (or the ‘Friday Special’ as I have begun to call them) where I discussed how I felt that research angles on obesity and health did not represent me as a larger person. I also mentioned how, when I had shown a willingness to share insights … More Dear Researchers: Here’s what we WANT you to know about us.

Swimsuits – The Ultimate Indicator of Body Satisfaction?

This morning when I was having a peek at the news online, I noticed amongst the ‘recommended reading’ an image of a woman in a swimsuit with the caption ‘I’ve never been happier with my body.’ I was reminded of a recent statement I made to my partner – that if ever I was to … More Swimsuits – The Ultimate Indicator of Body Satisfaction?

Post-Natal Nutrition Part 2: Tips for Athletes Returning to Training

Last week in the first instalment of our Post-Natal Nutrition Special, Kerryn Boogaard of ‘A Dietician Eats’ discussed basic nutritional considerations we should be making when adjusting to life as a new mum. This week Kerryn is providing us with some great information about how to best fuel our bodies when the time comes to … More Post-Natal Nutrition Part 2: Tips for Athletes Returning to Training

‘This Is Effort’: Celebrating what ‘Doing’ Really Looks Like

‘You’re like me, I’m not a pretty runner either.” I’ve got to admit that I actually did laugh-out-loud at this one. In fact I may have snorted too. I had just finished a race where I was stoked that I had conquered my first open-water swim, and this is one of the comments I received … More ‘This Is Effort’: Celebrating what ‘Doing’ Really Looks Like