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Race Prep/Race Day Nutrition - with Brooke Francis & Christel Dunshea-Mooij

29 Feb 2024
07:00 pm

29 Feb 2024 - 29 Feb 2024
07:00 pm - 08:00 pm
New Zealand

CHRISTEL DUNSHEA-MOOIJ - Head of Performance Nutrition - High-Performance Sport NZ


BROOKE FRANCIS (nee Donoghue) two-time world Champion and Silver Olympic medallist


ROBBIE MANSON - Holder of the world's best time in the men's single scull event and current summer squad athlete

"What to eat and when to eat it" - The second Rowing-specific nutrition presentation and advice from the world leading nutritionist Christel Dunsea Mooij, during which Brooke Francis and Robbie Manson will their unique athlete perspectives

Brooke & Christel will also discuss their recent book - Sustain: Plant-Based Foods for Active People

Today, many people are eager to move towards a plant-based diet for a host of health, ethical and environmental reasons, but is this a viable lifestyle choice for an active person? Brooke Francis (nee Donoghue) and Luuka Jones have discovered that through careful consideration and making more conscious choices around the food they eat, it is possible to be a plant-based high-performance athlete and perform on the world stage. Brooke, an Olympic silver medallist in Women's Double Sculls rowing and Luuka, an Olympic silver medallist in Canoe Slalom, together with performance sport nutritionist Christel Dunshea-Mooij, have created a collection of delicious plant-based recipes that ensure maximum performance and recovery in both training and competition. Alongside the recipes, Christel breaks down the needs of a plant-based diet relative to the work you are doing. This book features high-profile athletes including Alex Maloney and Marcus Daniel who share their tips on fuelling for endurance, power, skill and team-based sports. Sustainability, animal welfare, mental health and recovery are also discussed, addressing all aspects of a well-balanced diet and lifestyle that is kinder to the planet.