I pulled this one from the book “Exercising During the Covid-19 Outbreak for Dummies”. So simple yet so effective in releasing those endorphins you’ve been missing out on. For the GKs that don’t like this idea, I see you and I’m one of you.
In an age when most women have a pair of sneakers and at least one piece of lycra stashed in their wardrobe, it’s staggering to learn that just 15% of pregnant mums are reaching minimum exercise recommendations. April Brandley and Bec Bulley are two Australian netballers who continued exercising during their pregnancies. With a combination of good health care, support and planning, they were able to continue playing at the elite level in their first trimesters, and served as an inspiration to many along the way.
A fan favourite but mostly wing defence, Russell ran a two-pronged hyperspeed attack with Laura Scherian. Their play was a little like a frayed charger cable: sometimes it doesn't work and your phone won’t charge and you get a little testy, but when it works it’s unstable and really electrifying.
The new format, which sees an additional round of fixtures tacked onto the start of the season, ostensibly as a “made for tv” format, has drawn criticism that it unfairly penalises some teams, it will provide an early look at the “runners and riders” for the 2020 season.
Standing at 167 centimetres, Lisa Alexander was usually a diminutive figure compared to the athletes she coached. In netball however, and for women’s sport more generally, she leaves behind a giant legacy. Following the announcement that her contract as the Australian Diamonds head coach was ending, Lisa spoke exclusively to Netball Scoop.