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Free weights vs fixed weights

Free weights vs fixed weights (machines) is a great debate in the weight room - which is more effective in getting you toned up,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Intuitive Awareness Training

What is “intuitive awareness” and how is it applied to working out? Intuitive awareness is being conscious of how you physically and mentally feel...

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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...

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 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 1 Pull Buoys...

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