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Top Tips for Men’s Health

Men – listen up, it is time to get healthy! According to NZ health statistics, at birth males already have a life expectancy of around...

HealthZone Hints: Time to get serious about concussion

June is Men’s Health month so this edition of Healthzone Hints focuses on concussion, a hot topic (that affects both men and women!) across...

How to learn faster and increase performance

Think back to when you were a kid. What did sport mean to you? A local primary school recently asked their students why they play sport....

Motivation Magic

With summer fading and New Year’s resolutions forgotten, it can be a struggle to get up for that morning workout. Keep your fitness from...

Why every young athlete should be strength training

It’s highly likely that your sport involves some kind of jumping. And everything that goes up must come down. Right?  When you land, high amounts of force...

Why training the ‘beach muscles’ matters.

If you've ever set foot in a gym and thrown a bit of 'tin' around, you’ll know what I’m talking about here. Training ‘chest...

Sarah Cowley – Setting up your day with a morning mobility...

Starting your day with the intention to succeed is a great platform to spring from. Getting going in your rhythm with a consistent morning...

Young athletes are getting less skillful

When learning a new sport-specific skill, an athlete’s success relies heavily on their existing level of ‘movement literacy’. In other words, how quickly and...

3 Ways to Better Engage with your Athletes

1. Always greet your athletes with an open ear We’re often so invested in getting the content of our session out that we treat our...

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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...

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...

Scrambled Legs running challenge

  You may remember last year, Tommo (X10 trainer) undertook a crazy running challenge. He added one kilometre to his tally each week, so by...

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...

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