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Category : Insights

We ask the world’s leading sports science experts and athletes for their nuggets of wisdom. Learn insights from the cutting edge of high-performance sport.

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Supplements: The Risks

Rebecca Jackson
Taking supplements can bring a lot of risk to an athlete, not just to performance, but to health and, in some instances, to their sporting career. In this film Fuel My Potential sports dietitian Rebecca Jackson explores the main risks...
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Supplements For Athletes

Rebecca Jackson
In this film Fuel My Potential sports dietitian Rebecca Jackson offers athletes an insight into the three main groups of supplements: sports foods, dietary supplements and ergogenic aids. Sports foods include everything from gels to electrolytes and chews. Dietary supplements...
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An Introduction To Supplements

Rebecca Jackson
The rise of supplement companies and their associated slick marketing targeting sports increasingly causes athletes to question whether they should be dabbling in supplement use or not. Sports dietitian Rebecca Jackson believes an informed approach is needed. In this video...
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Introducing Rebecca Jackson

Derek Morrison
With a philosophy firmly anchored in a food first approach, Rebecca Jackson, is one of the leading high-performance sports dietitians working in New Zealand. Having competed and trained as an athlete herself, Rebecca has worked with some of the best...
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Insights With Dr Richard Young: Mindset, Part 2

Dr Kirsty Fairbairn
Dr Richard Young shares his insights from a study of athletes who regularly achieved success in sport. In this film he discusses the mindset and learning observations that all the very best athletes exhibited. Focusing on mindset and attitudes, his...
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Insights With Dr Richard Young: Building Your Team

Dr Kirsty Fairbairn
Building a tight team is one of the first steps an athlete can take to ensure success. Leading sports science expert and Olympian, Dr Richard Young, explains why the right team is so important to the high-performance sporting success of...
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Insights With Dr Richard Young: Mindset, Part 1

Dr Kirsty Fairbairn
Leading sports science expert and Olympian, Dr Richard Young, reveals a key insight from his study of repetitively successful athletes. Focusing on mindset and attitudes, he offers a glimpse into the mind of athletes who are wired for success. He...
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Insights: Common Attributes The Most Successful Athletes Share

Dr Kirsty Fairbairn
Leading sports scientist, Dr Richard Young, has studied the world’s most successful teams and athletes. What he discovered were several attributes that the best, repeat performers all shared. It was something incredibly simple. In this film Dr Young chats with...
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Introducing Dr Richard Young

Dr Kirsty Fairbairn
Doctor Richard Young is one of the world’s leading sports science experts. He has won medals at the highest levels, including the Olympics, and has coached some of the world’s best athletes. In this short film we meet Dr Young...
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Insights With Dr Richard Young: Resilience

Dr Kirsty Fairbairn
Why is failure such an important part of the most successful athletes’ journeys? Leading sports science expert Dr Richard Young answers that as he chats with Fuel My Potential’s Dr Kirsty Fairbairn. Learn how any athlete can channel failure into...

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