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Are You Ready To Take a Fitness and Lifestyle Challenge?

Monday, 28 July 2014, 3:42 pm | New Zealand Register of Exercise Professionals

Fitness and lifestyle challenges, where you set some short term (and long term) goals, and commit for a set length of time (from as little as 4 weeks, through to the most well known Catch Fitness 20 Week Challenge) have gone from strength to strength. ... More >>

How to Get Safe & Effective Exercise in New Zealand

Monday, 14 July 2014, 3:04 pm | New Zealand Register of Exercise Professionals

How to Get Safe & Effective Exercise in New Zealand Not all exercise advice is created equal. While there are changes to the science of the way we exercise and how our body can get the most effective workouts, any new theories or ideas need ... More >>

That Desk Job Could be Killing You. What Can You Do?

Wednesday, 18 June 2014, 1:39 pm | New Zealand Register of Exercise Professionals

It turns out you were right. That desk job is killing you. But it’s not the water cooler gossip that is slowly sucking the life out of you, it’s that seat and the amount of time you spend sitting in it. More >>

How The Right Exercise Can Help with Pelvic Floor Issues

Tuesday, 3 June 2014, 4:03 pm | New Zealand Register of Exercise Professionals

The New Zealand Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs) is Supporting Continence Awareness Week in June. Do you know how many people you know who are affected by continence issues? Most people don’t, and those who do know probably didn’t talk ... More >>

Use exercise to stay healthy this winter

Monday, 5 May 2014, 12:30 pm | New Zealand Register of Exercise Professionals

As the temperature drops and the weather becomes less inviting, the temptation to avoid heading out into the cold to exercise increases. However there is no better way to stay warm, stop your energy levels slumping mid winter, and staying positive ... More >>

New Zealand’s Exercise Trends for 2014

Tuesday, 25 March 2014, 5:05 pm | New Zealand Register of Exercise Professionals

Exercise and health is not just about the latest trends, it is about developing a long term and sustainable lifestyle that includes healthy food choices, regular and safe exercise, as well as stress and health management. It is not just about what ... More >>

Started Your New Years Resolution to Exercise?

Monday, 10 February 2014, 1:44 pm | New Zealand Register of Exercise Professionals

Congratulations you have made an important decision to improve your health. It’s a wise choice as physical inactivity is responsible for 6 percent of deaths worldwide. Getting active can reduce your risk of chronic diseases and disabilities such as: ... More >>

Set Your S.M.A.R.T Exercise Goals for 2014

Tuesday, 14 January 2014, 3:38 pm | New Zealand Register of Exercise Professionals

A combination of time off from work, and an overindulgence of festive treats, and inspiring new year’s resolutions means that January is a common time for many of us to make an extra effort to improve our health and fitness. More >>

2013 it’s a Wrap! REPs Industry Roundup

Friday, 20 December 2013, 3:13 pm | New Zealand Register of Exercise Professionals

2013 has been a big year for those making a contribution to their health through exercise, as well as for those who work in the exercise industry to make this happen. More >>

So What Exactly is a Boot Camp?

Wednesday, 27 November 2013, 6:42 pm | New Zealand Register of Exercise Professionals

If you’ve ever been up early in the morning or wandered outdoors at lunchtime or after work you, will have noticed groups of happy looking people exercising on parks and beaches all over town. And they seem to be working hard too, lead by a trainer ... More >>

What to Look for When Choosing a Personal Trainer

Monday, 11 November 2013, 12:09 pm | New Zealand Register of Exercise Professionals

What to Look for When Choosing a Personal Trainer For those who have decided to join a gym, or have been recommended to do regular exercise by their GP, there is a new guide issued by the Ministry of Health to ensure New Zealanders can make safe and ... More >>

Fitness Industries’ Best Professionals and Facilities

Tuesday, 29 October 2013, 5:08 pm | New Zealand Register of Exercise Professionals

On Saturday November 23rd, it’s time for the fitness industry to celebrate its achievements and it’s people with The New Zealand Fitness Industry Awards night. More >>

Move your Body to Improve your Mind

Monday, 14 October 2013, 11:02 am | New Zealand Register of Exercise Professionals

While the benefit of exercise on our bodies is well known, exercise is also one of the best things we can do for our minds and our mental health. More >>

Benefits of Exercise in Lowering Breast Cancer Risk

Tuesday, 1 October 2013, 12:04 pm | New Zealand Register of Exercise Professionals

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. It’s a tribute to the ongoing work of those involved in the awareness programmes that breast cancer and the ways of minimizing risk and managing the disease are widely known. From awareness comes an understanding ... More >>

Hands up, who wants to save lives?

Monday, 12 August 2013, 12:54 pm | New Zealand Register of Exercise Professionals

If your answer is yes then a career in the exercise and fitness industry could be for you. The exercise and fitness industry in New Zealand is diverse with the options for employment spanning from working one on one out of people’s homes, teaching ... More >>

Getting Regular Exercise Has No Age Limit

Monday, 8 July 2013, 4:03 pm | New Zealand Register of Exercise Professionals

In fact the older you are the more you can benefit from an exercise programme. Some estimates suggest that about half of the physical decline associated with old age may be due to a lack of physical activity. It has been suggested that people over ... More >>

Pelvic Floor Dysfunction Affects Almost Half of all Women

Monday, 24 June 2013, 7:08 pm | New Zealand Register of Exercise Professionals

Did you know that almost half of women will experience pelvic floor dysfunction at some time in their lives? In practise that means 46% of women will at some point experience incontinence. If you have visions of people in retirement homes having ... More >>

How this new trend is changing the face of exercising

Monday, 10 June 2013, 11:41 am | New Zealand Register of Exercise Professionals

It’s easy to get confused about whether new trends in fitness are worth investigating. After all it seems every week there is a new piece of equipment on sale in the stores promising to get amazing results, or a new reality TV programme showing some celebrity ... More >>

Saving our Kiwi Kids from a Future of Lifestyle Diseases

Tuesday, 28 May 2013, 4:45 pm | New Zealand Register of Exercise Professionals

The obesity and inactivity rates in NZ and worldwide are alarming. What can be done about these trends to save our kids from a life of battling lifestyle diseases and obesity? More >>

Fitness New Zealand Recognised for Outstanding Leadership

Monday, 29 April 2013, 5:20 pm | New Zealand Register of Exercise Professionals

Fitness New Zealand have been awarded the prestigious 2013 Australian Fitness Network Inspiration Award for outstanding leadership and contribution to the fitness industry in the wake of the Christchurch earthquake More >>

 

 

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