Getting to Know a Star Athlete: Meet Danny Tusitala

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Nuzest is honored to welcome Danny Tusitala as its newest sports influencer. Danny is a professional rugby player in the United States for Old Glory in Washington, DC. Let's take a minute to get to know Danny Tusitala.

Q. For those of us who don’t know you, who is Danny Tusitala?

A. I was born in New Zealand, and I come from samoan heritage. I was raised in Kelston, Auckland. I am married and have 3 beautiful children. I currently reside in Washington DC where I'm playing professional rugby for Old Glory.

Q. What does being a Nuzest sports influencer mean to you?

A. It means promoting healthy living and being able to live a healthy & active lifestyle

Q. How do you make healthy choices and avoid temptations when it comes to your nutrition?

A. For me it all comes down to planning and how you prepare yourself, setting those small goals.

Q. What is your favorite indulgence?

A. Chocolate is definitely my fave.

Q. What is your favorite healthy snack?

A. Fave healthy snack is tuna and rice crackers.

Q. How do you stay active and fit?

A. How I stay actively fit is training regularly, eating properly, resting and ensuring my recovery is done right.

Q. What is your favorite form of exercise?

A. Running

Q. Aside from being a rugby superstar, what do you do for fun?

A. Funnest thing for me to do would be family day outs with my children. They're full of energy so it's always fun.

Q. What advice do you have for people wanting to kick-start a healthy lifestyle or to pump up their nutrition?

A. Advice would be finding your WHY...find why you're actually doing what you're doing, then writing down your goals, taking small steps to achieving that big goal.

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