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Monday, 05 November 2018

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Nutrition Tip | Fuelling your body

If you’re trying to kick some goals, run fast, throw accurately or lift more, consider if you are giving your body the fuel it needs to give it your best? Our body needs fuel like a car. If you’re running low on petrol it’s very hard to get to your destination.

Friday, 02 November 2018

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Anabelle Smith encouraging women to get active

“Stop making excuses and be proud of who you are and stop worrying about what other people might think.”

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Sport Science Student Placement Program 2019

VIS Sport Science Student Placements offer an exciting opportunity to gain valuable practical experience within the daily training environment of elite athletes, delivering specialised Sport Science support.

Thursday, 01 November 2018

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Last-ever Champions Trophy team announced

At the conclusion of the AHL tournament, Hockey Australia today announces the 18-member Hockeyroos team which will compete at the upcoming and last-ever FIH Champions Trophy in China. The squad includes VIS scholarship holders Hayley Padget, Lily Brazel, Rachael Lynch and Ashlee Wells.

Monday, 29 October 2018

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Murray takes out WA Open

Victorian Institute of Sport’s Zach Murray put on a show for the West Australian crowd on the weekend with three consecutive birdies helping him secure the Nexus Risk Services WA Open over fellow VIS golfer, David Micheluzzi.

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Fletcher causes upset in Launceston

VIS’ Hayden Fletcher was too good in the men’s Superclass BMX event, lunging for the line to defeat fellow Victorian Max Carins at the Launceston BMX Club last weekend.

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Nutrition Tip | Resistant starch

You’ve heard about the benefits of fibre, how about resistant starch?

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Hansen a Short Course Dolphin

Swimming Australia announced a 20-strong squad for the upcoming FINA World short Course Championships in Hangzhou, China in December which included VIS swimmer Jessica Hansen.

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Vipers fourth, Vikings fifth

In agonising circumstances the Victorian Vipers fell short in a penalty shootout against the Canberra Strikers in the bronze medal match, whilst the Victorian Vikings finished in fifth position after defeating South Australia in their classification game.

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Six-day success

At the conclusion of the six-day series in London this morning, VIS’ Kelland O’Brien and teammate Leigh Howard, finished in second position behind Dutch duo Yoeri Havik and Wim Stroetinga.

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