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REPs Award 2017 - Congratulations YMCA North Shore

Tuesday, 5 December 2017, 5:09 pm | New Zealand Register of Exercise Professionals

It’s fair to say we have an ageing population. Many older adults are remaining active, and some choose this time of their life, to get active for the first time. More >>

Spring Into Shape

Tuesday, 14 November 2017, 2:14 pm | New Zealand Register of Exercise Professionals

As the days get longer and the weather more forgiving, it’s time to shed the winter layers and start using the outdoors as part of your exercise routine. That’s not to say you should ditch the gym membership. Even if you are an outdoors person, think ... More >>

Pelvic Floor Safe Exercise Advice – Who Can Help?

Tuesday, 31 October 2017, 10:18 am | New Zealand Register of Exercise Professionals

The exercise industry is one that is known for embracing new ideas, and being at the front of change in exercise and health related issues. It’s not unexpected then that after many years of women simply accepting incontinence as part of the ... More >>

The Health Benefits of Exercise for Osteoporosis

Tuesday, 17 October 2017, 8:58 am | New Zealand Register of Exercise Professionals

With World Osteoporosis Day coming up on 20th October, it’s worth making time to check in with your bone health. More >>

High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT)

Tuesday, 3 October 2017, 12:52 pm | New Zealand Register of Exercise Professionals

Not all exercise trends and new ideas stand the test of time, but High Intensity Interval Training or HIIT is proving again and again that it is achieving results and is here to stay. Judges in the 2017 Exercise Industry Awards have noticed that ... More >>

Exercise for your Heart

Tuesday, 19 September 2017, 2:28 pm | New Zealand Register of Exercise Professionals

"It can be tough for those who are active to watch family and friends who are suffering from the ill effects of inactivity. Approximately 33% of deaths annually are due to heart disease. This article has some easy information for those wanting ... More >>

1 in 3 Women Experience Post-Natal Pelvic Floor Dysfunction

Tuesday, 22 August 2017, 10:27 am | New Zealand Register of Exercise Professionals

There is an abundance of exercise and wellness advice for new mothers, with much of it based on personal experience rather than fact, and most of it centred on getting ‘back in shape’ rather than ‘being healthy’. With a new baby in the house, ... More >>

The Many Benefits of Exercise as we Age

Tuesday, 8 August 2017, 1:22 pm | New Zealand Register of Exercise Professionals

With the recent release of the Ministry of Health’s Healthy Ageing Strategy there is an increased focus on living not just longer but maintaining health and wellbeing by creating opportunities in a range of areas for older people. While medical care ... More >>

Thinking About Getting Started into Exercise?

Tuesday, 11 July 2017, 9:54 am | New Zealand Register of Exercise Professionals

With winter now here and many looking for ways to remain active during the cold months, for some the thought of donning exercise gear and heading to the gym is enough to make them break out in a rash. While a peek on social media may have you believing ... More >>

Mind-body and Yoga for Your Wellness and Activity

Tuesday, 27 June 2017, 3:36 pm | New Zealand Register of Exercise Professionals

Mind-body practices such as yoga have been around for a long time. In fact yoga can be dated back over 5000 years. In more recent times yoga has become more accepted in the mainstream, with exercise options in this area increasing, This includes a ... More >>

Does Regular Exercise Compensate for Higher Bodyweight?

Tuesday, 13 June 2017, 10:44 am | New Zealand Register of Exercise Professionals

There is a growing understanding that health and wellness are not simply related to body size or ability to perform feats of physical fitness. Even the terms ‘fit’ and ‘fat’ come with a range of meanings. However it is clear that there are some ... More >>

Sleep for Exercise & Exercise for Sleep

Tuesday, 30 May 2017, 10:28 am | New Zealand Register of Exercise Professionals

Sleep is an important part of looking after our health. We simply can’t function and be productive without the right amount of rest. In the short term a lack of sleep leads to loss of concentration, tiredness, fatigue and impaired physical and mental ... More >>

How Exercise Can Support You With Your Sport

Tuesday, 16 May 2017, 9:35 am | New Zealand Register of Exercise Professionals

It’s not quite winter yet, but your exercise and fitness reparation should be well under way for winter sports, with the associated physical demands, as well as managing the inclement conditions. Whether you are a competitive sports person, a weekend ... More >>

Getting Kids Active is Life changing

Tuesday, 18 April 2017, 5:09 pm | New Zealand Register of Exercise Professionals

Having healthy habits in childhood; being active and having a varied and nutritionally balanced diet is important to long term health outcomes, well into adulthood. More >>

Happy Body & Happy Mind - Move for Mood and Mental Health

Tuesday, 4 April 2017, 11:11 am | New Zealand Register of Exercise Professionals

While the benefit of exercise on our bodies is the hot topic of advertising and articles across the internet, exercise is also one of the best things we can do for our brain function and our mental health. Exercising, even at a moderate level, can improve ... More >>

Is a Sugar Tax the Best Solution to Obesity?

Tuesday, 21 March 2017, 9:27 am | New Zealand Register of Exercise Professionals

Increased use of sugary food and drink plays a big role in New Zealand’s high obesity rate. It also contributes to other health problems, such as type two diabetes and dental issues. Taxes on soft drinks have been implemented by some countries to help ... More >>

Top 6 Mistakes To Avoid for Those New to Exercise

Tuesday, 21 February 2017, 5:11 pm | New Zealand Register of Exercise Professionals

Whether you are setting out on an exercise programme after a long break, or if exercising is completely new, you should feel proud that you are making one of the best decisions to improve your health and wellbeing. More >>

Merry ‘Fitness’ from the exercise community

Tuesday, 20 December 2016, 4:34 pm | New Zealand Register of Exercise Professionals

As our year winds up, it’s time to reflect on the successes and challenges we have all faced in 2016 and look forward to a year ahead. The end of 2016 has been busy for those working in exercise and fitness, with over 800 exercise professionals attending ... More >>

REPs Award 2016 - Congratulations Cate Grace

Thursday, 1 December 2016, 4:19 pm | New Zealand Register of Exercise Professionals

On Saturday night the Exercise Industry Awards were celebrated in Auckland, with the leaders in facilities, exercise professionals and community wellness programmes and initiatives being awarded for their professionalism. Along with the individuals ... More >>

The Insiders Guide to Joining the Gym In NZ

Tuesday, 22 November 2016, 5:22 pm | New Zealand Register of Exercise Professionals

Looking at social media or walking past your local gym you would be excused for thinking that everyone is exercising, doing it all the time, and loving every minute of it. And while many people are regular exercisers, and off to the gym each day or doing ... More >>

 

 

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