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The Lunge

The Lunge

Essentially, the lunge is a facilitator of all locomotion. If we breakdown simple walking gait; one foot in front of the other with only one of them in contact with the ground at any one time, we can then easily see that strength, balance and coordination through

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The Caffeine Lowdown

The Caffeine Lowdown

Caffeine…It comes in many forms and guises but for the intents and purposes of this article we’ll be talking specifically about coffee….because most of us love the stuff. New Zealand has more roasteries per capita than anywhere in the world…and some even argue that New Zealand also makes the best coffee in

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Self Improvement….is it a relentless onslaught?

Self Improvement….is it a relentless onslaught?

Most of us inherently want to do better. Earn more, weigh less, run faster, play an instrument, learn a new language and so on, arguably it’s instinctive human behavior. The motivation to be better stems from a myriad of personal, economic, social and historical reasons that are

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‘More shoulder presses….really?!’

‘More shoulder presses….really?!’

Yes, really. Here’s why…. Whilst the shoulders are the prime movers (agonist) in initiating the pressing motion, it is a lot more accurate to come to understand that it is the movement pattern we are training and not just the specific muscle group. Any overhead or vertical

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Small Yet Strong

Small Yet Strong

  I want to be strong but I don’t want to get bulky. How do you get the strength you are after without the ‘bulk’ so many of you fear? It seems so obvious – strength MUST be relative to size and in order to be strong you need

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SKATES.

SKATES.

You know them. You perform them diligently and regularly on request and some of you achieve this with a minimal amount of complaining and consternation. Others take the swearing and shouting approach. Either method is acceptable as long as they are done to the best of your

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‘I only buy organic because its better for me’

‘I only buy organic because its better for me’

‘I only buy organic because its better for me’ Maybe so, but perhaps maybe not. As with everything in health, fitness and nutrition you read and hear a lot of conflicting reports on anything and everything from crunches being bad for you (correctly done, they’re not) to

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Athletes, Hamstrings & Reform.

Athletes, Hamstrings & Reform.

This is Symone. Symone is a National level sprint and sprint hurdle track athlete who, on the back of such recent success as representing New Zealand in the 2016 World Junior Championships in Poland, was in preparation to compete for a place on the New Zealand team

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‘I TRAIN FIRST THING IN THE MORNING ON AN EMPTY STOMACH BECAUSE IT BURNS MORE FAT’

‘I TRAIN FIRST THING IN THE MORNING ON AN EMPTY STOMACH BECAUSE IT BURNS MORE FAT’

Do you now. It’s usual at this point to present a load of reasons and/or evidence as to why this is not actually the case and that exercising in a ‘fasted’ state is a total fitness fallacy. However, there are several studies* that have shown that exercising

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Why ‘cheat meal’ is such a lamentable phrase…

Why ‘cheat meal’ is such a lamentable phrase…

. PIZZA. It’s alright; goes down well and there aren’t many people that would say no. But…..It’s bad for you, full of cheese, dough and more cheese. Right? A regular and enjoyable ‘cheat’ meal or even cheat meals can be essential. As we’ve talked about before, if

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