How do we help?

We work with young sporty athletes, offering our very best advice to help achieve sporting goals and gain that athletic advantage.

Making nutrition easy.

Our Services

Here's how we can best help

The EAT Service
A simple, easy 30-min Zoom consultation to steer you on the path to nutrition greatness. This is a great service for the small things you need help with or for any follow-up.
Our full consultation service. Join us on Zoom or we may be able to meet you in person so please ask!
An Athlete's Guide to BULKING
Our 6-week step-by-step programme designed for young athletes looking to gain weight.

The Programmes

We have two school resource options available

Year 7-10 Students
The Year 7-10 Students programme offers your junior students a 4-week teaching and learning module: Nutrition for Better Brains. There are a number of inclusions to encourage enjoyment and engagement through learning.
Year 11-12 Students
The Year 11-12 Students programme offers your senior students, parents and staff information and resources on nutrition for healthy brains and cognitive performance as they head towards their final HSC exams.

Grab your FREE copy of our ETP Snacks eBook!

Are your snacks providing you with the fuel you need for optimal performance? Are you getting bored with the same old snacks day-in and day-out? Are you unsure what to pack for a decent snack? Download a FREE copy of our ETP Snacks e-book and get all your snacks questions answered and a whole heap of new ideas.

ETP Snacks eBook

Find out more about your ETP Sports Dietitians

EAT THRIVE PERFORM came from our ambition to bring sports nutrition into the homes of all young athletes. We offer a service that is backed by the best nutrition knowledge and experiences. We have worked for many (many!) years progressing young athletes from grassroots to international competition in NZ and Australia from a huge range of sporting backgrounds.

Sara Richardson

Elite Sports Dietitian (NZ)
Registered Dietitian (NZ)

I am a passionate advocate for nurturing athletic talent from small locations and providing developing athletes with the right nutrition stepping stones to elite pathways.

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Rachel Svenson

Accredited Sports Dietitian (AUS)
Accredited Practising Dietitian (AUS)

Working with junior athletes and those who support them from the kitchen and the side-lines has always been a favourite part of my work and an area I have built expert knowledge around.

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Don't just take our word for it...

We have worked with a number of different sporting organisations and individuals across a whole variety of different sports. Here are a bunch of kind words about our work with them.

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We value her easy-going nature that fits well with the team and club culture we have created and her high level of professional standards to ensure our players are best they can be.

Troy Pezet
Former Elite Pathway Recruitment Manager, Newcastle Knights Rugby League Club
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Rachel your service and availability has been nothing but outstanding. Thank you so much, we certainly wouldn't be here without you!

Judy Madden
Mother of 3 growing, active, and high performing teenagers
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I still refer people to Rachel and have used her to assist my own family as they have pursued their sporting goals. That is perhaps the best indication of the respect I have for her and the work she does.

Stephen Symonds
Former Personal Development Manager, Hurricanes Super Rugby Team & Wellington Lions Rugby Team
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Sara is a wealth of knowledge, if you want to get the best advice in a clear, easy to understand way then you should definitely see Sara.

Glen Sinclair
Manager, Otago University Rowing Club | President, New Zealand University Rowing
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Sara’s advice is always balanced benefitting performance but ensuring that there is no compromise on wellbeing and safety.

Michael Coutts
Academy Manager, Otago Academy of Sport
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Sara was very professional, sincere and related well to our son, giving sound advice and a plan for moving forward in nutrition and health.

Jo Cook-Bonney
Resource Teacher of Learning and Behaviour
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Rachel has definitely made my role easier. Her dedication to her field, work ethic and constant pursuit of “cutting edge” approach continue to help improve our performance on and off the field.

Tony Ayoub
Performance Manager, Newcastle Knights Rugby League Club
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I'm really pleased that my son has had the opportunity to hear the 'facts' from a professional dietitian early in his sports life.

Gerardo Luna
Parent of a very active teenage boy

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Newcastle Clinic

286 Maitland Road (Corner Maitland Road and Baker Street), Mayfield 2304 NSW
Follow the signs to The Health Collective