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Through September to end of November last year, my husband and I took our kids to India while we worked in a childrens home doing some building renovations. I had mentally prepared myself for training in India knowing I had planned a 50km run in March (which was unfortunately cancelled due to Covid, but I ran 50km anyway). While I had mentally prepared myself to do strength and conditioning training in the heat, it took a few weeks of running, and training with two dumbbells before I was able to comfortably breathe through the heat. By the end of our...

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allysia, coach -

It’s been great to see so many people out over lockdown - whilst there were probably a bunch of things we missed out on, we were given the gift of time and fresh air to escape our homes and get in some ‘local’ exercise. Some people who probably had to find the box in the attic with some walking shoes, or order an inner tube for their bike tyre that had been flat for a few years, are now regularly going out for a walk or a ride.  The reason I have loved seeing this so much is because of...

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Manuka Performance is proud to sponsor the Liv Awol Spok'd team from the United Kingdom. We will be highlighting all of the ladies from this U23 Women's Cycling team. Kia kaha (stay strong) from Aotearoa, New Zealand!  A racer who is at home on almost any bike, joining Admiral Liv AWOL for 2019 is the former Cycle Team OnForm rider, Emily Ashwood. Emily’s love for cycling started at the age of 8 when she joined Sutton Cycling Club, but was inspired to race bikes after meeting former Sutton CC member, Olympian Joanna Rowsell when she returned to visit the club...

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We are beyond stoked to be partnering with Liv AWOL SPOK'D Under 23 Women's Race Team from the UK. The cycling scene in the UK and Europe is huge and when the time comes to move on from youth racing, most cycling clubs are not set up to fully support and develop the needs of young female riders facing the challenges of adult racing: The transition from solo to more team-based sports and in these early years being able to deal with both the demands of cycling, education at school and beyond. To fill this gap and provide an opportunity...

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Sport is not dead during Covid-19. We are super pumped to partner up with Triathlon New Zealand to bring their TRI NZ Zwift Race League! We are SO EXCITED to announce the TRI NZ Zwift Saturday Race League, kicking off this Saturday (April 4th) at 8.45am! This will be a 6-week race series with the best 4 races counting toward overall results. Amazing spot prizes including new smart trainers from  Domestique Limited NZ - Smart trainer rentals and sales , vouchers from 2XU and ASICS, and all podium places will receive an epic prize pack from  Manuka Performance ! All...

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