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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 >>

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 >>

 

 

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