Dr Nic Gill loves Olivado extra virgin oils

Olivado are proud to announce that Dr Nicholas Gill has recently expressed his love for our range of extra virgin avocado oils. As one of the top Strength and Conditioning Coaches in New Zealand, Nic has worked with athletes from many disciplines with great success.

Dr Nic Gill

Dr Nic Gill has worked with athletes from many disciplines with great success.

From the mighty All Blacks to first time Ironmen competitors, from Olympic Rowers to everyday people just looking to improve their health and lifestyle.  Nic loves “Olivado” and the amazing range of extra virgin avocado oils.

A long history of excellence

Nic has been a professional Strength & Conditioning Coach for the past 16 years. During that time, he has worked as a staff wellness and fitness consultant for a number of international corporate organisations and also to a limited number of individuals who take their own health and fitness seriously.

An Associate Professor at Auckland University of Technology, he continues to study and research many areas of sports science. This allows him to constantly refine and evolve his philosophy for being fit and healthy, and staying ahead of the curve in life and in competition.

All Blacks gym

The Unbeatable All Blacks

If there’s one thing New Zealand does well, it’s rugby.

The All Blacks are not only the current world champions, but have held the number one ranking longer than all the other teams combined.

Last year the All Blacks set a new world record for most consecutive wins (18), which was broken by Ireland with their first ever win over New Zealand in 29 attempts, over a span of 111 years.

Nic was a huge part of setting that record.

Having worked with the All Blacks over the past 8 years, he has helped them increase their stamina, strength and fitness, resulting in two back-to-back World Cups.

All Blacks training

Ironman and Family Man

Nic isn’t an armchair activist; he likes to practice what he preaches.

In May last year he competed in the Australian Ironman, achieving a personal best of 9.48, and is currently in training for this year’s event.

He is also keen on helping spread the science side of human performance. In August 2016, two of his PhD students completed their thesis, one on Sleep & Sleep Nutrition, and the other on Strength and Power training in Adolescents.

A dedicated family man, Nic lives with his wife and two children in Tauranga. There he grows avocados, and in November picked around 35,000!

Iron man race

Why Nic supports Olivado

Being an avocado farmer himself, Nic knows what it takes to produce delicious, high-quality, organic avocados.

And of course it’s not just about taste. He likes to put Olivado Extra Virgin Avocado Oil in smoothies and on salads because of the high monounsaturated fat content.  This is perfect for great health and awesome for performance – especially when it comes to sports fitness and training.

Avocado smoothie

Dr Gill is happy to recommend Olivado because of the goodness within our oils.

Grown in New Zealand, or sourced from the best international ingredients, our Extra Virgin Oils retain all of their natural goodness and taste with minimal processing.

The Olivado Natural range is produced with low heat and without chemicals resulting in stable, neutral and natural oils to provide a goodness guarantee.

Contact us today if you have any questions about our unique avocado oils, or where to buy them.

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