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Training Principles for Maximum Results

As the saying goes, “methods are many, principles are few”. There may be an unlimited combination of exercises, set/rep schemes and methods that we can...

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...

The ‘why’ of strength and conditioning

Figuring out why you should exercise may be the most important step in your health and fitness journey. Motivation can be a difficult thing...

The importance of ‘strength’ in strength and conditioning for the weekend...

Why strength train? The most touted benefits of exercise are cardio respiratory in nature which are especially responsive to ‘conditioning’ (think endurance and interval...

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

Creating strong partnerships: The National Training Centre

AUT Millennium’s 50/50 partnership with AUT University in 2009 and subsequent partnership with High Performance Sport New Zealand (HPSNZ) has brought together the very...

Implementing a set programme into your swim sessions

Training sets and fitness goals are a great way to improve your current swimming ability. More often than not, I see people swimming lap...

50 Questions Every Youth Athlete Should Ask Themselves

Asking good questions is an excellent way to assess your performance and become more in tune with what to focus on to get better. At...

Jacob’s Tips: Learning to swim as an adult

We spend time and money teaching our children how to swim in order to keep themselves safe in and around the water, but it's...

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