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Age no barrier for Penny Slack

Have you ever noticed that older person round the gym, at the pool, in your fitness classes? They tend to shuffle about the place, systematically...

What to expect: Learning to swim as an Adult

Learning to swim as an adult can be a daunting decision. The fear of judgment, a negative prior experience, and apprehension can ripple through your...

Artistic Athletes: create art through your sport

As a swimmer, I’ve been schooled about the importance of ‘rest and recovery’ for years. It has fallen on persistently deaf ears until recently. A year...

Why learning to swim as an adult could benefit your life

Learning to swim is a quintessential part of being a Kiwi. We are surrounded by water. Enjoying our beaches, lakes and waterways safely means being...

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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...

EP 71- Tim Driesen – High Performance Athlete Development Leader at...

“You can rely on talent up until a certain time, whatever talent is, but it’s not going to make you the best in the...

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...

Meet Sam, our new Gym Manager!

AUT Millennium is excited to introduce Sam Nicolson, who has joined the organisation as our new Gym Manager. Starting at the beginning of June,...

What can we learn from skateboarding?

No coach. No rules. No scheduled training sessions. Yet hours of purposeful practice. Why? Part of the beauty of coaching early morning training sessions is...

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