New Zealand Register of Exercise Professionals - Latest News [Page 1]

Hula Hooping Your Way to Good Health

Wednesday, 28 November 2018, 12:58 pm | New Zealand Register of Exercise Professionals

With 199 people hula hooping their hearts out last month, Christchurch reclaimed New Zealand's hula hoop record at a fundraising event for the NZ Heart Foundation. The organiser of this record breaking event was Bernadette Smith from In2Hula, who ... More >>

Do Weight Loss Diets Work?

Tuesday, 30 October 2018, 1:57 pm | New Zealand Register of Exercise Professionals

Ready to get your food intake under control to lose weight, feel healthier, or just reduce the amount of junk you eat? Hoping that there is some way you can cut out the ‘hard stuff’ and just get the results? Before you embark on the latest eating ... More >>

REP: Steady-State Fitness or High-Intensity Training?

Tuesday, 4 September 2018, 10:17 am | New Zealand Register of Exercise Professionals

It doesn’t seem long ago that the exercise message was all about getting your heart rate up, and keeping it up for an extended period. In recent times the move has been more towards short fast workouts, where these slower burn workouts seem to becoming ... More >>

Strength Training for All Ages

Tuesday, 21 August 2018, 11:03 am | New Zealand Register of Exercise Professionals

Whether it’s lifting weights in the gym, completing a bodyweight challenge at the park, or using any number of the tools available, the inclusion of activity to increase muscle strength and composition is important for your long term health and wellness. ... More >>

Suffering From the Effects of Back Pain?

Tuesday, 24 July 2018, 11:40 am | New Zealand Register of Exercise Professionals

The New Zealand Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs) Lower back pain is very common with around 80-90% of adults having some sort of back pain in their lifetime. In fact, it’s the third biggest contributor to health loss in New Zealand, as measured ... More >>

Exercise for Good Health and to Reduce Injuries

Tuesday, 26 June 2018, 4:12 pm | New Zealand Register of Exercise Professionals

The benefits of physical activity and exercise far outweigh the risks of injury; however, ACC statistics show that: • There were nearly 40,000 new claims for fitness training and gym related injuries in 2013. This is 9% of all sports claims. • 59% ... More >>

Go Junk Free this June

Tuesday, 29 May 2018, 10:37 am | New Zealand Register of Exercise Professionals

June is around the corner and with it a chance to signal some changes for the better! Living junk free is all about making healthier choices. Everyone's junk is different - the goal is to make changes in your diet and lifestyle to feel healthier, more ... More >>

Keeping Active While Pregnant

Tuesday, 15 May 2018, 1:17 pm | New Zealand Register of Exercise Professionals

Bodies are designed to move, and in pregnancy it’s no different. Pregnancy and the early months of having a new baby are times of big changes for a woman’s body and life. When it comes to exercise, there are plenty of ideas about what women should ... More >>

What’s The Secret to a Long and Healthy Life? It’s No Secret

Tuesday, 17 April 2018, 9:54 am | New Zealand Register of Exercise Professionals

It’s exercise! When we think of the benefits of exercise a few common ones always spring to mind; fat loss, increased energy, and strength and muscle gains. But the benefits of regular exercise and physical activity reach much further than this, ... More >>

The Latest Trends in Health and Exercise

Tuesday, 3 April 2018, 6:42 pm | New Zealand Register of Exercise Professionals

FROM: The New Zealand Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs) It’s great that exercise and the exercise industry has the ability to change in response to the latest science and innovation. This means New Zealanders can access the latest research ... More >>

Warnings Regarding Energy Drinks and Exercise

Tuesday, 6 March 2018, 11:42 am | New Zealand Register of Exercise Professionals

The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) has recently released a statement detailing the effects of energy drinks, with their guidelines for safe usage, and warnings for vulnerable populations, including children. More >>

Looking to Get Your Children More Active?

Monday, 12 February 2018, 10:00 am | New Zealand Register of Exercise Professionals

It’s been a great summer, awesome weather means plenty of opportunities for kids to get outside and get active, which means they eat better, sleep better and burn up any excess energy, as well as a chance for families to get moving together. However, ... More >>

Exercise and Menopause - What You Need to Know

Tuesday, 23 January 2018, 9:19 am | New Zealand Register of Exercise Professionals

Keeping active throughout life is an important part of staying healthy, however as we age and at different stages of life, the type of exercise we engage in will need to change to suit us. More >>

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 >>

 

 

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