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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 >>

Strength Training – What is it?

Wednesday, 9 November 2016, 9:56 am | New Zealand Register of Exercise Professionals

With the abundance of choice that we have, when it comes to choosing exercise options, it can be hard to decide what’s important to add in to a workout. More >>

The Real Cost of Physical Inactivity

Tuesday, 25 October 2016, 2:23 pm | New Zealand Register of Exercise Professionals

With bills to pay and a range of costs increasing, it’s not unexpected that we have to look at what we spend and limit where we spend it. When the budget comes under scrutiny it is often our recreation and exercise costs or memberships that ... More >>

Depression and How Exercise Helps

Tuesday, 11 October 2016, 4:53 pm | New Zealand Register of Exercise Professionals

Most of us experience being ‘down’ at some point in our lives. In fact 17.9% of women and 10.4% of men have been diagnosed with depression at some time in their lives. And although we know it’s common, experiencing depression can be a lonely ... More >>

Breast Cancer - What You Can Do To Protect Yourself

Tuesday, 27 September 2016, 5:27 pm | New Zealand Register of Exercise Professionals

October is the annual breast cancer awareness month in New Zealand. This is a chance to reflect on the statistics, but also to celebrate the resilience of survivors and those currently undergoing treatment. More >>

The New Zealand Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs)

Tuesday, 13 September 2016, 3:56 pm | New Zealand Register of Exercise Professionals

Unless you have been under a rock or a duvet for the past few years, you will know that including regular activity and exercise into your life is a pretty wise move if you want to be healthy and remain so. More >>

Breathe Easy - Exercise!

Tuesday, 30 August 2016, 5:12 pm | New Zealand Register of Exercise Professionals

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is the term used to cover a range of respiratory conditions including emphysema, chronic bronchitis and chronic asthma. COPD affects one in six kiwis. More >>

Is dieting the answer?

Tuesday, 16 August 2016, 9:38 am | New Zealand Register of Exercise Professionals

For those who want to shift a few kilos for health, or who want to make sure they get the right food to keep up energy levels, it can seem like there are so many conflicting opinions and advice that it’s tough to know what’s right. We do need to be taking ... More >>

It’s good to look after yourself

Wednesday, 3 August 2016, 9:13 am | New Zealand Register of Exercise Professionals

New Zealanders are known for having a ‘do it yourself’ attitude. While this has its advantages, in many aspects of life when it comes to health and wellness of men as they age, whether they are our partners, brothers or fathers, it’s not good ... More >>

Keep well this winter by keeping active indoors

Tuesday, 19 July 2016, 10:11 am | New Zealand Register of Exercise Professionals

It’s not an uncommon story; the best laid exercise plans being derailed by inclement weather and low temperatures. That run or walk gets put off and the heater gets turned up. Let’s face it, sometimes the heat pump is more attractive than the outdoors. ... More >>

High Intensity Interval Training – It’s Here to Stay

Tuesday, 24 May 2016, 1:35 pm | New Zealand Register of Exercise Professionals

MEDIA RELEASE: For Immediate Release - 24 May 2016 FROM: The New Zealand Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs) More >>

Age is no Barrier to Exercise

Wednesday, 30 March 2016, 1:35 pm | New Zealand Register of Exercise Professionals

Not ready to retire to a rocking chair yet? Don’t let age stop you being active. If you are planning to remain strong and physically active as you age, then it’s not too late to start, and there’s no set age you should stop. Thankfully the days ... More >>

Exercise and Alcohol

Tuesday, 1 March 2016, 10:49 am | New Zealand Register of Exercise Professionals

Many people enjoy a drink or two to relax and unwind, or when out socialising. More >>

Technology and Exercise - Friends or enemies?

Tuesday, 19 January 2016, 12:20 pm | New Zealand Register of Exercise Professionals

Are the technology toys Santa left for you under the Christmas tree going to help you be physically active in 2016, or will they encourage you to stay on the couch? Depending on what you are reading, or with who you are speaking, technology is either ... More >>

 

 

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