The benefits to health from Mānuka honey extend beyond the activities of
MGO (Methylglyoxal – the unique, active component in Mānuka honey).
Mānuka Performance is undertaking gound-breaking research into areas
where human trials are somewhat limited. The presence of compounds in
Mānuka honey extend beyond MGO, and its known activity. Our R&D team at
Mānuka Performance Labs exist to realise the value of using Mānuka Honey
and to quantify its value to human (and animal) health.

How Athletes Are Currently Using Mānuka Performance Body Fuel

How Athletes Are Currently Using Mānuka Performance Body Fuel

As athletes strive to reach their peak performance, they understand the importance of nourishing their bodies with the right fuel. Manuka Performance Body Fuel is a versatile superfood designed spe...
Make a difference in a child's life - Manuka Performance

Make a difference in a child's life - Manuka Performance

I started ultra running in 2017 after watching a few friends and family run these crazy long runs. For a reason that is difficult to explain unless you've been there, I found it incredibly motivat...
What does hitting the wall feel like?
runners wall

What does hitting the wall feel like?

Runners Wall. What does hitting the wall feel like? The wall. Every athlete knows what it is. Aside from the thing you bang your head against when completely frustrated at your children, the wall i...
Coach's Corner: Comparison

Coach's Corner: Comparison

Something that has been coming up a lot for me lately has been ideas around comparison. I hate to admit it, but it's something that I have to constantly fight against as I'm bombarded with people i...
Running Physio Athlete Recovery

Coach's Corner: Attitude of Gratitude

We aren't through 2020 yet! I've been challenged this week, month, (year!) over and over about attitude.  The words that we speak come from what's in our heart - and that can be a hard battle when ...
Coach's Corner: Becoming unstoppable
taup ultra

Coach's Corner: Becoming unstoppable

When I first trained for Taupo Ultramarathon in 2018, I had a lot of people say to me 'you must really love running'. My reply was more often than not - no. I only ran twice a week, it was a bonus ...
Coach's Corner: Purpose with no events!

Coach's Corner: Purpose with no events!

What would be the purpose of your running if there was no events? That was a question posed to our running group a couple of months back, when everything looked like it had turned to normal here in...
Nutrition for Sports Women

Coach's Corner: Sports Woman

After announcing a partnership with @sportwomannz this week, I thought I would take some time to reflect on what it meant to me to be a woman in sport. If you had asked me a few years ago, I probab...
Athlete running down street manuka performance

Coach's Corner: Destination

Some days I think I don't have much of a right to share my experiences on running. It actually takes a lot for me to get into a space where I can convince myself that because I run, I'm a runner.  ...

We work in collaboration across multiple organisations

Chief medical officer

Dr marc s. stevens, md

FACS, FICS, Fellow of the American Academy, Board Certified Americal Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.

Dr Marc is our Medical Physician based in North Carolina, USA. With over 20+ years' experience across the board including 15 years in nutrition and nutraceuticals. Marc brings deep understanding and connections throughout all areas of the USA medical scene including research, clinical surveys and partnerships.

chief science officer

lillian morton phd

PhD Medical and Health Sciences. MDc (dis). IOC Sports Nutrition Diploma. ISAK Level 3. NZ Registered Nutritionist.

Lillian comes from decades of working with High Performance Sports NZ, Olympics, Rugby New Zealand continues to specialize in working with high performance athletes. She is a researcher and scientist, developing research methodologies, keynote speaking and more.