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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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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...

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...

Making strides

Every morning, AUT Millennium's Sports Hall is buzzing with noise. Music acts as a backdrop to the array of obstacles and equipment laid out,...

What makes sport fun?

The positive benefit sport can provide kids is highly dependent on one thing: continued involvement. If a child drops out, which evidence suggests is happening...

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