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Lifting weights improves running?

No need to rub your eyes, you are reading that right. Lifting weights will improve your running. If you don’t believe me and are wanting...

Fitness & strength over fifty

Weight training has been shown to improve daily life activities and for sports and recreation. And, the good news is that you can start exercising...

How to Maximise Your Results in the Weights Room

We all want to get the most out of each session, don’t we? I know I do, and by you reading this, I know...

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...

At-home dryland programme

Here are a few ideas to help you exercise at home while the National Aquatic Centre is closed. These exercises are perfect for anybody...

Dryland training for young swimmers

If your child is keen to take their swimming more seriously, dryland training is an inevitable part of a swimmer's routine. Jacob explains why...

Let the games begin

To meet the high-intensity demands of a competitive match, while at the same time withstanding fatigue, two things need to happen. First, your heart needs...

How to use a kickboard in your swim training

When you are at the pool you might see people in the water using a range of equipment, and wonder what the benefits are...

How to use a pull buoy in your swim training

When you are at the pool you might see people in the water using a range of equipment, and wonder what the benefits are...

How Our Staff Use Evidence-Based Practice for Proven Results

At AUT Millennium Gym, our staff instructors and personal trainers apply evidence-based practice to assure our members and PT clients receive proven results. This...

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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...

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...

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...

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...

Debunking a common myth: Youth weight training

There are these common generational myths that have been passed down to us and it would be fair to say that we really don’t...

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