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Are you overtraining or under recovering?

Are you overtraining or under-recovering? I pose this important question at the beginning of this article because as you read I want you to really think...

All heart: Exercise after heart surgery

"Your main artery is 92% blocked." That's a scary sentence, and it lead to Joe Fernandes having open heart surgery in 2019. While he had...

Five winter immunity boosters

Nikki from our Gym team is here with tips and advice to boost your immunity through the colder months.  Hello! I am a clinical nutritionist,...

Exercise as medicine: How prescribed exercise helps disease prevention and management

The benefits of exercise are well known, but these become additionally important for people recovering from medical events or chronic conditions. Exercise can provide...

Weight training for fitness longevity

One of the limiting factors that occurs as we age is that our joints and surrounding tissues (such as tendons and ligaments) can no...

Rediscovering Fitness and Confidence after Baby Number Three

Weight gain, post-baby bodies and pressure to look a certain way are changes many women confront when entering the world of motherhood. Vicki Carter understands...

The Benefits of Training Accessories for Swimming: PT 3 Kick Board

Have you ever watched a top swimmer walk into a swimming pool with a bright coloured mesh bag in hand and wondered why they...

The Benefits of Training Accessories for Swimming: PT 2 Fins

Have you ever watched a top swimmer walk into a swimming pool with a bright coloured mesh bag in hand and wondered why they...

The Benefits of Training Accessories for Swimming: PT 1 Pull Buoys...

Have you ever watched a top swimmer walk into a swimming pool with a bright coloured mesh bag in hand and wondered why they...

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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...

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...

Weight training and cardio – together or separate?

Which should I do first - cardio or weights? Is doing cardio better than lifting weights for me? These are two questions I’ve found...

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...

5 Hidden Running Location Gems on the North Shore!

As a runner the world is our playground. With a pair of shoes and a bit of spare time, we are able to turn...

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