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Hi, August 2008, at age 59, I was prescribed pills for cholesterol and was diagnosed as a pre-diabetic.

Australian swimmer Trent Grimsey has been stripped of his State Harbour Crossing title.

This year’s State Harbour Crossing will see Commonwealth Games gold medalist Moss Burmester take on a challenge with his family to raise awareness and money for a charity that is very close to his heart.

When it comes to swimming in the open water sighting is one of the most important things you can learn to ensure that you keep on course. This will save you time and energy by preventing you from covering excess distance.

I enjoyed swimming at school but that was forty years ago. When my friend first suggested we give some of the State Ocean swims a go I was quite apprehensive. I guess it’s a male thing but we didn’t even consider the shorter distances – It was “going long” or drown in the attempt!

The 24-year-old Queenslander has blitzed the field in the 3.3km journey from Russell to Paihia, winning in a time of 40:34.

Good nutrition is integral for optimal performance, whether your event is a hard days work or a 2.8km ocean swim. Nutrition is interlinked with performance as it provides the fuel, fluid and nutrients you require when training for the Harbour Crossing, but nutrition practices on the day of the crossing are just as important to…

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