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

Current collaborations include: Co-leading health retreats at Rtoorua’s Polynesian Spa. Ambassador for the Rotorua Marathon eventAchilles charity ambassador. Les Mills content creator(expert writer for their wellness hub). Yoga teacher.

Collaborations in the past: John (for work to promote the Auckland Marathon 12km 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). . SKINS (compression brand promo). Cigna Round the Bays ambassador (ambassador). . Just to name some…  

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

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…

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Fresh Almond Milk & Chocolate Almond Milk


January 28th, 2015

By Rachel Grunwell  Fresh home-made almond milk is so easy to make. It’s creamy, dreamy, nutty, milky, quite thick and kind of buttery-like to taste. I love it just as it…

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Thick Banana Protein Smoothie


January 23rd, 2015

  By Rachel Grunwell I saw a nutritionist a while ago and realised I wasn’t getting enough fuel into my body in the morning – given I was running a…