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Fuel the Body - with the Blues

25 May 2021

Good nutrition is a key component in ensuring a healthy, active lifestyle. It’s why it’s essential our kids understand the importance of developing healthy nutritional habits. These good habits will stay with them as they grow, while helping them stay active for longer.

To support the better health of our junior sporting community, we’ve launched our Little Legends content series to help educate our aspiring sports stars of the future on the importance of exercise, nutrition and mental wellbeing.

We spoke with the Blues players to provide some handy tips and hints on how to form healthy, nutritional habits. Plus, look out for some great nutritional hints and tips from Blues’ Sports Dietician, Dane Baker for you to try.

Part 1: Snacks before training

Do your little sports stars feel hungry before training or a game? We catch up with Blues players Akira & Rieko Ioane and Dalton Papalii to find out what keeps them moving and what their favourite healthy snacks during training or before a big game are.

Part 2: Game day breakfast

Part 3: Recovery

The tips throughout these videos serve as broad information. You should always consider seeking professional medical advice before commencing any nutrition plan.