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3 Things to Remember These Holidays to Help Make 2018 Your...

School’s done for another year (phew!). The sun’s out and there’s only a few more sleeps until Santa comes! Time to put your feet...

HealthZone Medical: A Boney Problem!

Bones provide a number of roles in your body.  They provide structure.  They protect some organs, and they anchor muscles and tendons.  Keeping your...

5 Essential Ingredients to Better Sporting Performance

Your performance in competition is dependent on doing the right things in training. Here are 5 essential ingredients to consider. Ambition Where does your motivation...

3 Things to avoid when signing your child up for sport

With so many sports and development programme on offer these days, it’s hard to know what’s right, and what’s not, for your child. Here...

Forget Running. Play More Games.

Aerobic fitness is crucial for team sport players. It helps you produce ‘game-defining’ high-intensity efforts, and to sustain these efforts for the duration of...

Too Little Sleep and an Unhealthy Diet Increase Your Chances of...

There are some skills every young athlete can’t do without. Netballers, for instance, need to know how to catch. And pass. Rugby players on...

HealthZone Medical: Exercise is Medicine

Exercise is a powerful medicine! Regular exercise is associated with: Improved mental health Improved cognitive function Improved cardiovascular health Enhanced immune function Improved blood pressure...

Considering trying the October Choice Challenge? Meet a few of the...

A blend of ages, professionals, athletes and students, see what challenge each of the team has chosen for October… Drum roll please... Vanda: Accounts Payable and...

October Choice Challenge!

This is NOT a month to ‘GIVE UP’. It is a month to CHANGE and CHALLENGE. It is specific to YOU. So here’s the challenge… “For the month...

Have you got heel pain?

Plantar fascia pain Aka ‘Runners heel' The plantarfascia is the layer of tissue between the skin and the muscles on the sole of the feet....

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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...

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...

EP 35 – Nicolas Gill, Ph.D. – Coaching the All Blacks,...

“It’s not about how sore you become, or about how hard you’ve pushed yourself into a hole, it’s about the value you’ve added to...

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...

Everyday Champion: Rachel Clarke

“It really starts to hurt at around 35km. You can see the land but it’s not getting any closer.” If you’ve never tried ocean paddling...

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