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  • A word on nutrition from AIS Senior Sports Dietitian, Bronwen Lundy

    The right nutrition is key to good performance for all rowers but for women there are some specific areas that make an impact. Women have higher iron requirements than men but generally take in less food overall and tend to …

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  • Fettucine with Fresh Tomato & Chickpeas

    As the Aus Rowing Chicks are currently in Italy, pasta appears on the menu more often than not. Try this recipe from “Survival for the Fittest’ –a vegetarian option that includes a good amount of protein.         …

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  • Training when it’s Hot

    Being over here in the European summer with the Rowing Chicks has reminded me about how tough it can be to train in the heat. I know that this will seem irrelevant in Aus at the moment, and if you …

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  • Bircher Museli

    Almost every year, the Australian rowing team visits Lucerne for one of the Rowing World Cups.  And every year we must stay at our Swiss home, the hotel Waltstatthof.  While we complain of the ceaseless street noise on Friday, Saturday, …

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  • Chocolate Mousse

    Since our Aus Rowing Chicks are currently in Switzerland, chocolate capital of the world, we thought it would be appropriate to help you all get a taste of Lucerne… Another favourite recipe from the AIS Survival From the Fittest Cookbook.   …

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  • Chicken, Cashew & Hokkien Noodle Strifry

    From Survival From the Fittest   900 g hokkien noodles olive or canola oil spray 400 g chicken breast fillet, thinly sliced 3 spring onions, sliced 1 carrot, sliced 1 small red capsicum, sliced 200 g snow peas, halved 400 g …

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  • Banana Muffins

    Another winner from Survival From the FIttest… Yum, yum, yum!   1½ cups self-raising flour 1 cup wholemeal self-raising flour ¾ cup brown sugar 2 tablespoons margarine, melted 1 cup (250 ml) skim milk 1 egg 1 teaspoon vanilla essence …

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  • Popeye Lasagne

      We love the AIS range of cookbooks –they not only provide easy recipes that don’t take forever to make, but they also give a breakdown of the meal with energy, carbohydrate, fat and protein content so we can make …

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  • Make Your Own Pizza

    Well this is evidence that elite oarswomen fuel themselves with pizzas. For everyone that thinks pizza means junk food, think again! For a quick an easy meal, take your favourite type of pita bread, and top with a sauce base …

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