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Weekly Newsletter 10 December

This week's newsletter has information about Body IQ Recovery Systems, interesting articles, cancellation of the Country 2 Coast, and a date change for the New Zealand SwimRun National Championships.

Body IQ

Performance starts with recovery. Better recovery reduces injury potential and allows greater load.

Body IQ Recovery Systems are available through Body IQ here in New Zealand at

Interesting articles

Your carbohydrate questions answered
Pasta aficionado and coach Nicola Busca discusses the role of carbohydrate for performance with world-tour nutritionist Rob Child here at Training Peaks.

Can Te Araroa Trail survive the influx of hikers & runners?
The Te Araroa Trail is becoming increasingly popular with trampers and trail runners. Noted takes a look at whether the 3000km trail is sustainable.

14 simple ways to stay fit during the holidays
End of year Christmas parties along with holidays over the Christmas & New Year period (and kids being at home for those of us who are parents!) can mean your training suffers. Active offers 14 tips to stay fit during this time.

Meet the blind ultrarunner who invented his own tech to go the distance
This is a fascinating article at Red Bull's blog about blind runner Simon Wheatcroft, who has defied the odds to achieve some incredible running feats.

Recently added and updated events

Recent updates
To find out what's been recently updated, check the recent updates page regularly. I include in this newsletter a list of the more important updates (see below) such as date changes, cancellations, or late additions to the calendar. And check out the full calendar of upcoming events.

- Country 2 Coast scheduled for 1 March has been cancelled

Date changes/corrections
- New Zealand SwimRun National Championships has changed from 14 March to 28 November

Until next week

Have a great running week!