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Advanced Methods for Muscle Stimulation in the Gym

If you’re getting bored with the same old strength training routine, or keen to bust through a plateau, then here are three advanced methods...

Train Easy. Train Hard.

Regular physical exercise makes your body stronger, especially when challenged with various strength and endurance tasks and, more importantly, when enough time is given...

Stretching, truths and myths!

Stretching, truths and myths! We have all been told that flexibility is important, from being able to touch your toes to getting into that near-impossible...

HealthZone Medical: Exercise is Medicine

Exercise is a powerful medicine! Regular exercise is associated with: Improved mental health Improved cognitive function Improved cardiovascular health Enhanced immune function Improved blood pressure...

Have you got heel pain?

Plantar fascia pain Aka ‘Runners heel' The plantarfascia is the layer of tissue between the skin and the muscles on the sole of the feet....

Do you want to jump higher? Here’s how.

Do you want to jump higher? Would a little more speed off the mark help your game? There are some things you shouldn’t compromise on...

Exercise Efficiency. Get in. Get out. Get it done!

We all lead busy lives and when we are time pressured it’s very easy to put your own exercise needs on the back burner. As...

6 steps to a leaner, meaner body

Here are my top tips to help you get and stay, in tip top shape! 1. Eat MASSIVE amounts of veggies I personally eat 5-6 handfuls...

Athlete Blog: Tracey Lambrechs – Nationals and World Championship countdown

On the 4th of October I competed at the New Zealand Nationals in Wellington and won the Women’s 75kg+ category! NorthSport Olympic Weightlifting, one of...

Sarah Cowley-Ross: Use your breath!

Our breath is our life force. During exercise our breath can help us go past what we thought was possible. When we put our...

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The fastest way to develop a dislike for something is to do it repeatedly without reward. What’s more, when there’s external expectation attached to...

EP 34 – Nathan Wallis – Harnessing the Human Stress Response,...

“You learn a lot more from the teacher you love than the teacher you’re scared of.” - Nathan Wallis Nathan Wallis is a gifted educator of...

The Menstrual Cycle and How It Affects the Female Athlete

It’s well-known that sex differences between men and woman exist. Differences that affect your physiology. But what’s not so well known is how these differences...

5 Reasons Why Competition is Good (and bad) for your Child

What does the word ‘competition’ bring to mind? Is all competition a good thing? How do you distinguish between helpful competition and that which...

Lessons from A Silver Fern

Guest Contribution: Anna Harrison - New Zealand Netballer. Another big year of Northern Mystics and New Zealand Silver Fern Netball commitments has come to an...

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Have you got heel pain?