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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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Adrenal Fatigue…..actually?

Adrenal Fatigue…..actually?

ADRENAL FATIGUE……..Do you actually have it? Had a few recent discussions and questions about this and it’s apparent that this is one of those terms that can get thrown about as an explanation (excuse?!) for a lot of issues: Tired all the time? Adrenal fatigue. Terrible sleep? […]

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Lunge holds, planks and other isometric work.

Lunge holds, planks and other isometric work.

Lunge holds for a 10 count………Why though? An isometric contraction is when there is no discernible (or very little) change in the length of the muscle fibres during a movement. There are three primary reasons we ask you to perform isometric contractions during your class and believe […]

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Run on the beach or run on the road?

Run on the beach or run on the road?

We live in a stunning country with access to a myriad of beautiful beaches, trails and places to run. This is particularly relevant for our Mount Maunganui clients many of whom live right on the beach. So, you enjoy running, it’s regular part of your training schedule […]

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The music in your class is just background noise…..right?!

The music in your class is just background noise…..right?!

In our last post we talked about how small percentage improvements in performance can make all the difference in your training. An oft over looked aid in gains in your training is the music you listen to whether consciously or not during a class. You may FEEL […]

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BREAD IS BAD!!!…..Isn’t it?

BREAD IS BAD!!!…..Isn’t it?

Not necessarily. As we discussed recently on our social media pages  it really is the amount, frequency and type that could conceivably be termed ‘bad’. The problems with bread can be surmised by the level of refinement it takes to turn grains into a loaf. Flour is […]

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