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North Island’s top weightlifters in action

This weekend's North Island Championships are your chance to see the some of the country's leading weightlifters in action, including Commonwealth Games gold medallist...

Transitioning into ‘real life’

Changing jobs can be an anxious and nervous time for anyone, but for an athlete, the trepidation around leaving the sport they've dedicated their...

EP 62 – Richie Patterson – Where Strength Comes from

"The excitement I get as coach far exceeds what I get as an athlete. To help others push their boundaries and overcome obstacles is...

Make the most of your high-intensity gym sessions

High-intensity workouts are a time efficient way to become fitter and stronger, and AUT Millennium gym offers a range of high-intensity classes. The following...

Athlete Blog: Tracey Lambrechs – Trap Shooting in Italy & South...

Ciao! Time is once again flying! The training camp with Natalie Rooney is now done! Her training camp as a trap shooter is a...

Athlete Blog: Tracey Lambrechs – Trap Shooting in Arizona

I truly appreciate the saying that when one door closes another one opens. My most recent opportunity was to go abroad as Natalie Rooney’s...

Investment pays dividends for Welsh weightlifters

Three Welsh weightlifters stayed at AUT Millennium in a pre-Commonwealth Games performance camp in March. We chatted with them and their coaches before they...

Athlete Blog: Tracey Lambrechs – Reflecting on the Commonwealth Games Pt.2

Waking up on competition day for me is always nerve-wracking due to having to drop weight. I wake up in the morning and need...

Athlete Blog: Tracey Lambrechs – Reflecting on the Commonwealth Games –...

Writing about memories from warmer days is definitely ideal at the moment! I am not a fan of the cold, so while reading this,...

Athlete Blog: Tracey Lambrechs – The Road to the Games

With less than three weeks till I leave for the Gold Coast, I am very excited! My coach, training partner and I are going...

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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...

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...

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