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

Recognising Pelvic Floor Health and Continence

Tuesday, 25 June 2019, 9:33 am | New Zealand Register of Exercise Professionals

Pelvic floor issues, and especially incontinence is not something that often makes the topic of our everyday conversations. While incontinence is an issue that spans all ages and genders, it’s women, especially those who have given birth, or are ... More >>

Is High Intensity Interval Training the Solution

Tuesday, 11 June 2019, 10:40 am | New Zealand Register of Exercise Professionals

Since its arrival on the exercise scene a few years ago, HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) has remained popular for its reported benefits to health, and for those with time restrictions that make longer workouts unrealistic. The simplest explanation ... More >>

Don’t Let the Cold Weather Keep You Indoors this Year

Tuesday, 28 May 2019, 8:03 am | New Zealand Register of Exercise Professionals

With the cold and flu season on the horizon, it’s worth spending some time now to make sure you are in the best possible physical condition to make it through winter without succumbing to every cold and flu. Prevention is better than cure when it ... More >>

Want to Get Stronger, Leaner & Healthier?

Tuesday, 14 May 2019, 9:37 am | New Zealand Register of Exercise Professionals

Want to Get Stronger, Leaner & Healthier? Strength Training Is For You More >>

Tips to Healthy Ageing

Tuesday, 16 April 2019, 9:21 am | New Zealand Register of Exercise Professionals

Exercising regularly has significant life improving and lengthening benefit at any age, from early childhood through to later years. While there are natural parts of the ageing process that cannot be prevented, we are seeing more research indicating ... More >>

The Health Benefits of Exercise for Kiwi Kids

Tuesday, 2 April 2019, 9:21 am | New Zealand Register of Exercise Professionals

We all know the benefits of physical activity for adults. Even so, actually getting active and maintaining a regular level of movement can be a challenge for many. With some serious forward thinking, is it possible to reduce the challenge of future generations ... More >>

Lacking a Good Night’s Sleep?

Tuesday, 19 March 2019, 9:32 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 >>

Does That ‘Expert’ Really Know What They are Talking About?

Tuesday, 5 March 2019, 9:44 am | New Zealand Register of Exercise Professionals

Open up Facebook, check your inbox, speak with colleagues at work and you’ll hear a hundred different ‘tried and true’ reports on how to successfully lose bodyfat, get strong, reduce stress, be a better person, take control of your health, and cure ... More >>

The Food and Exercise Link

Tuesday, 19 February 2019, 9:40 am | New Zealand Register of Exercise Professionals

While the old saying ‘you can’t out exercise a bad diet’ may still be true, it turns out regular exercise is a great way to motivate and support maintaining a good diet. Exercise and nutrition have always been closely linked; whether it’s ... More >>

The Significant Benefits of Physical Activity for Diabetes

Tuesday, 5 February 2019, 9:09 am | New Zealand Register of Exercise Professionals

There are over 240,000 people in New Zealand who have been diagnosed with diabetes. Most of these have type 2 diabetes, with cases of obesity-related type 2 diabetes on the rise. It is suggested that there are another 100,000 people with diabetes ... More >>

Stay Strong - Live Longer

Wednesday, 19 December 2018, 5:32 pm | New Zealand Register of Exercise Professionals

With the rise in popularity of more movement and mindfulness based exercise options, and with proven benefits and results, it can be tempting to think the days of pure strength and resistance training in a traditional gym environment are losing popularity. More >>

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 >>

 

 

InfoPages Links

 
 
 
 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

  • PARLIAMENT
  • POLITICS
  • REGIONAL