Rising Netball Stars Get Healthy With Vixens’ Emily Mannix

Netball Victoria 

Melbourne Vixens recruit Emily Mannix has put players from the Mountain District Netball Association through fitness drills this week in preparation for Netball Victoria’s junior pathway tournament, the Association Championships starting this Sunday. 

Emily brought snacks and shared her health and fitness tips with the rising stars to help them get the most out of themselves and the game they love. Mannix, who played in the Association Championships as a junior from the Bellarine District, now competes against some of the best netballer’s in the world.

Nutrition for elite athletes is vital to their success, and as a scholarship holder at the Victorian Institute of Sport, Mannix works closely with sports dietitians to find the right balance. Thanks to Lumo Energy, major partner of the Championships, Mannix can share her top health tips with up and coming netballers.

Netball Victoria’s Competitions Manager Angela Banbury said, “There’s more to netball than meets the eye. A netball player is a valuable member of any team, whether that is on the court during a game or off the court at school. Playing netball is a great way to push yourself and shoot goals while having fun and staying healthy.

We’re delighted to have Lumo Energy involved in the competition for another year sharing the commitment to health and fitness in the community and helping to grow the sport,” she said.

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Region

Date

Venue 

Central East          
 Sunday 31st May          
Knox City Council Netball Association, Knox 
Western
 Sunday 31st May  Warrnambool City Netball Association, Warrnambool
Northern  Sunday 31st May

Echuca Netball Association, Echuca

Central West
 Sunday 14th June Victorian Baptist Netball Association, Essendon
Eastern  Sunday 14th June  Leongatha & District Netball Association, Leongatha
North East
 Sunday 14th June  Albury Netball Association, Albury
Finals  Sunday 28 June  Waverly Netball Centre, Wheelers Hill

Website:              vic.netball.com.au/get-involved/pathway/association-champs/

 

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Date: 29 May 2015
Category: Lumo Community

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