The physical and mental demands put on ultra runners are massive and we condition ourselves to help meet those demands. But how much “conditioning” goes into our sleep? Sleep is a state, and the only time our nervous system is inactive, postural muscles are relaxed and consciousness is partially suspended. Sleep is when our body…

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Did you ever think that shoulder, hip or back pain could be related to Liver issues?Have you ever suddenly had pain in areas where you’ve never had pain before?If so, Learning to Love Your Liver could be what you body is asking for. A Liver that needs attention or is sluggish can have a couple…

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We are defined by our Environment.Environment is more than a physical location.Our surroundings and conditions define our environment.Epigenetics are the non-genetic influences that transform us one way or another.What are the differences? Pic 1📌Job: Dairy Industry, long hours, shift work, high stress🍟Diet: Takeaways, processed foods, fizzy instead of water👪W’anau (family): Both parents alive🇳🇿Location: NZ, heaps…

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“Pain is an opinion on the organism’s state of health rather than a mere reflective response to injury”Phantoms in the Brain, by VS Ramachandran and Sandra Blakeslee Here I have nerve pain running down the back of my leg to my toes which Dr Magic Mike is working on. I still have this chronic pain.…

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This was an article I wrote in 2017 for the Dairy Workers Union Magazine, about my transition from the Dairy Industry to the Fitness Industry and The Super 12 Ultramarathon Challenge. I created the Challenge to pay tribute to my mother who was my biggest supporter throughout my fitness journey. A journey I had started…

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