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Spotlight on Ben Titford – Personal Trainer

How did you get into personal training? The idea occurred to me when I was about 16. I loved the idea of helping people improve...

Water Babies and Toddlers: The different types of reflexes

Last month was a busy month with the focus on our staff development. We sent four senior teachers to Rotorua for the Swimming New...

Should you swim during winter?

Most people begin to learn to swim in summer as the weather improves and gets warmer and people spend more time at beaches, lakes...

We’re the adults. It’s our problem.

Over-training in our top youth athletes is causing problems. We’re seeing higher injury rates, and more athletes failing to reach their potential than ever...

Paralympics New Zealand making a splash at AUT Millennium

AUT Millennium is proud to welcome the Paralympics New Zealand (PNZ) Para-Swimming Team to our facility, with the team having taken residence here in...

North Shore Swimming Club – another exciting and successful year

This year we were proud to send Laura Quilter, Mitchell Donaldson and Glenn Snyders to the Commonwealth Games. For Mitchell and Laura this was...

North Harbour Water Polo Club – a year in review

North Harbour Water Polo Club had a successful start to the 2014 Water Polo season with the Wizard Electrical Senior Men and the Earcon...

Bays Athletics Club – a year in review

2014 has been a great year for our club with members winning 60 National Championships medals and 18 National titleholders. The strength of our...

Stay hydrated over summer – how much should you drink and...

It is impossible to suggest specific guidelines for people to follow when it comes to hydration quantities, however there are some general points to...

Q&A with a sport scientist. What do they do?

Michael Halliday is a Head Coach at AD and the Lead Coach at the AUT University Akoranga Campus on the North Shore. He is...

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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...

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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