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Rachel Grunwell runs Inspired Health. She’s one of NZ’s top wellness influencers, an award-winning journalist, Good magazine’s wellness columnist & smoothie chick, yoga teacher and multi-marathoner. She collaborates with brands to “inspire” to live healthy and happy.

Collaborations include: John West Traverse at the Auckland Marathon event. Cigna insurance Wellbeing AmbassadorFresh Start (My Food Bag’s healthy meals), Nespresso (promoting recycling & sustainability & speaking on a panel), Rotorua, Wellington & Christchurch Marathons (writing and social media). Lululemon (leading two Mind over Miles speaking events). Les Mills (expert writer for their wellness hub). SKINS (compression brand promo). Cigna Round the Bays ambassador (ambassador). Achilles charity ambassador. Just to name some…  

InspiredHealth’s mission: Inspiring Kiwis to live “well”.

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Gluten-Free Protein Pikelets


June 6th, 2015

  By Rachel Grunwell Sometimes I’m just after a sweet-as treat – especially if I’ve done a big, long training run. These are gluten-free and yuuuuuumy! Here’s the recipe: 1/2…

Rotorua Marathon 2015

Guiding amazing blind runner Hannah…


May 15th, 2015

  By Rachel Grunwell TV1 presenter Greg Boyed and I co-guided blind Invercargill runner Hannah Pascoe through the Rotorua Marathon.  It was a tough, but amazing race. I loved it…

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Banana Goji Berry Smoothie Goodness


May 9th, 2015

  By Rachel Grunwell Ooooooh I’m loving this smoothie making bizzo – lots of fun and a great way to get some goodness into the kids. For this easy recipe…

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The Bachelor’s 5-Step Health Plan


April 28th, 2015

  By Rachel Grunwell – The Bachelor, Arthur Green, shares some health tips:  Art’s 5-Step Health Plan 1. Prepare – Have a plan with your exercise and food. . .and…

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Blackcurrant & Blueberry Chia Crumble


March 29th, 2015

By Rachel Grunwell This crumble is super easy thanks to a bottle of the Blackcurrant and Apple Chia. I just poured a couple of cups of frozen blueberries into a…