HIIT Classes are here! You asked for classes that would help with weight loss and fitness and we listened! High Intensity Interval Training Classes …. Bodyneed Style!!
How to create a dynamic movement focused workstation
We all know that we should be moving more and sitting less but wow how hard is it to remember to move when you are knee deep in your busy workday?
You love your running, that feeling of freedom, your body in the flow; fitter, faster and stronger than your lazy buddies slouching on their couches… You do it because you love it and you know it is making you healthier right?
Current western thinking agrees with you – most of your couchy friends think you are a god/dess of well-being… but think on this… Is it possible that the running you do has all the health benefits of scoffing a mars bar?
My brains reaction to running I liken to music of a symphony orchestra. Simultaneously opening with brass, percussion, strings and woodwind I create a gigantic instrumental noise. Multiple bum notes develop into a harmonious melody and the final phase of my masterpiece ends with a magnificent clash of cymbals...
Read on for our first exploration into a runner's mind!
It’s the silly season and rightly or wrongly you may be finding it hard to fit everything in – if you are finding your running or training sessions getting pushed to the back of the priority list don’t despair – here are some EASY ways to keep mobile without adding MORE to your busy schedule!
Live a life less sedentary and continue your adventures!
We’ve all read that sitting is the new smoking and will send you to an early grave, but what is it we are really talking about here? It’s not just the sitting, but our sedentary lifestyles and what we do all day every day that are the leading cause not only of an increased mortality rate but (worse??) of all those injuries you bring to us....
Mindfulness may seem like the latest fad, with adult colouring books taking up space in book stores everywhere, mindfulness apps becoming increasingly popular and employers trying to use it as a technique to drive productivity from their staff. However, the concept of mindfulness is not new nor is it likely to be going anywhere anytime soon, especially as more research is published to support its benefits. Unfortunately, it is not all as easy as buying a colouring in book or downloading the latest meditation app, so what is mindfulness exactly?
Mars bar or protein bar? Barley Sugar or boiled egg?? Carbs are good, carbs are bad…?!!
When it comes to knowing what and how to eat, we are inundated by information. It can be a minefield to navigate and it’s really important to get this right. Here’s our take on the where-to’s and why’s of good sports nutrition.
Stats cite that one in 6 New Zealanders will experience serious depression at some point in their lifetime. Even those of us who have never had a brush with the dreaded black dog will benefit from an increased focus on our mental health.
We take a look at practical ways you can put the Mental Health Foundation NZ’s “5 ways to wellbeing” into action.