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An Interview with 18 year old NZ CrossFit extraordinaire - Sam Hansen

Interview Sam Hansen

An Interview with 18 year old NZ CrossFit extraordinaire - Sam Hansen

Earlier this year I got to see Sam Hansen in action, at just 18 I watched her squat clean 90kgs! Later I found out that not only did she train with the awesome CrossFit Mana crew but she was from Foxton, where I spent my younger years growing up.  I went on to check her out on social media and boy does this girl know how to get work done, so much work, often just on her own in her garage - absolutely inspiring.  Sam also holds the NZ Junior Weightlifting Clean and Jerk (86kg) and total (151kg) records in the...

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An Interview with NZ CrossFit Teen Athlete - Renae Millar

Interview Renae Miller

An Interview with NZ CrossFit Teen Athlete - Renae Millar

At just 17 years old, Renae Miller has been CrossFitting for the last three years.  Not the average teenager, this girl fills her weeks with heavy lifting, muscle ups and handstand walking in an effort to again compete at the CrossFit Games. Renae competed in her first international CrossFit event, the Teen Gauntlet at age 14, an international competitive event for athletes, ages 12-18, featuring a combination of functional fitness workouts and skill tests.  Her next goal - getting to the CrossFit Games.  This girl is one to watch, with a big grin and clear determination we have no doubt she will continue...

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Kumara & Coconut Loaf - Winter Recipe

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Kumara & Coconut Loaf - Winter Recipe

Kumara & Coconut Loaf by Miranda Bakes For me, winter baking is all about the loaf. Not bread but not quite cake, it's the perfect midpoint between sweet and savoury: necessary and decadent. Morning or afternoon, there's always time for a good slice of your favourite loaf, especially when it's a little colder outside. I was inspired to create a loaf that draws on the natural sweetness of golden kumara so you don't have to add refined sugars. Not only rich in fibre, calcium and Vitamin A, the grated veggie makes the loaf moist and packed full of goodness. I...

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