Victorian Institute of Sport


Tuesday, 13 March 2018

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Nutrition Tip | Dental Health

As athletes, we are constantly manipulating carbohydrate content to allow for the best outcomes in our sports. But what effect does consuming high sugary foods have on our dental health?

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Gourley and O'Callaghan get things started

Paralympic Team Co-Captain Mitchell Gourley and Jonty O’Callaghan commenced their quest for Paralympic Alpine Gold at the PyeongChang Winter Paralympics on Saturday.

Monday, 05 March 2018

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Seven VIS athletes to make a splash

Seven VIS athletes have been named in the Australian Swimming team for the Commonwealth Games, including our Olympic Gold Medallist, 400m freestyler Mack Horton.

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Four more round out the Athletics squad

Commonwealth Games Australia has welcomed four additional VIS athletes to finalise the athletics squad for Gold Coast 2018.

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Mitchell breaks her own record for the second time in a month

Kathryn Mitchell has again rewritten the Australian Women’s Javelin record, improving her mark to 68.57m at the Victorian Track & Field Championships to win the State title on Saturday.

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VIS Rowers dominate Vic Champs

VIS scholarship holders medalled in eleven different events at the 2018 Victorian Rowing Championships on the weekend.

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Nutrition Tip | Canned Fish

Canned tuna and salmon can be a convenient protein source to add to your meals. Providing a good source of protein, omega 3’s and a variety of other minerals like calcium, zinc, and selenium, it’s a powerhouse of nutrients.

Monday, 26 February 2018

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John West | Recipe for Success

Each episode gives viewers an insight into the daily lives of the VIS athletes and features a John West recipe, individually matched to their nutritional needs by expert VIS Sports Dietitians.

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Nutrition Tip | Menu Psychology

Menu psychology, is it preventing you from making appropriate choices when eating out for brunch?

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Gregson and Birkinhead set to debut indoor

Australian record holders, Ryan Gregson (1500m) and Damien Birkinhead (Shot Put), will make their debut appearances at the World Indoor Championships in Birmingham 1-4 March.

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