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Good Physical Condition Increases Measured and Self-Estimated Overall Well-Being

9 May 2017
Jyväskylä, Finland - Being in good physical condition makes you feel better, affirms Firstbeat, the leading heartbeat analytics company for health, fitness and well-being.
Exercise the golden ticket for elderly independence

Exercise the golden ticket for elderly independence

24 March 2017
The golden years can be the most enjoyable years of people’s lives and New Zealand exercise experts say regular exercise is a golden ticket for those who strive for elderly independence.
Nearly 2 million kilometres cycled in first Aotearoa Bike Challenge

Nearly 2 million kilometres cycled in first Aotearoa Bike Challenge

9 March 2017
The first, national Aotearoa Bike Challenge has successfully encouraged more Kiwis to cycle, with more than 14,000 people from over 1000 organisations taking part, including almost 4000 new riders.
Rainbow's End Experiment Proves a Day at the Theme Park Gets the Heart Pumping - Literally

Rainbow's End Experiment Proves a Day at the Theme Park Gets the Heart Pumping - Literally

15 February 2017
According to an experiment conducted by Rainbow’s End this month, half a day at the theme park could burn 1200 calories, the equivalent of 4.5 McDonald’s cheeseburgers, or 171 fries.
adidas Runners steps out in Auckland

adidas Runners steps out in Auckland

10 February 2017
Jump the gun on your 2017 fitness goals thanks to adidas who are offering Aucklanders the opportunity to be part of a global running community via its new look running group, adidas Runners Auckland.
Making New Year's resolutions stick

Making New Year's resolutions stick

9 January 2017
New Zealand’s leading exercise industry group ExerciseNZ has today appealed to Kiwis to make increased physical activity their resolution for 2017 but it also warned that keeping resolutions isn’t easy and is offering tips on how to make them stick.
Boroughs basketball courts in Albany, Avondale and Central Auckland open in time for summer

Boroughs basketball courts in Albany, Avondale and Central Auckland open in time for summer

16 December 2016
Spark and Auckland Council have opened three more Boroughs community basketball courts in North, West and Central Auckland, for people to enjoy over the summer period.
Fernwood Fitness partners with women's Melbourne AFL team

Fernwood Fitness partners with women's Melbourne AFL team

29 November 2016
Fernwood Fitness, Australia’s largest women’s only gym, has officially signed on as a major partner of the women’s Melbourne Football club.
Huawei Fit Monitors Fitness and Offers Training Guidance Powered by Firstbeat Analytics

Huawei Fit Monitors Fitness and Offers Training Guidance Powered by Firstbeat Analytics

17 November 2016
Huawei’s “A Step Ahead” global launch event held November 4th, 2016 in Munich, Germany marked the international debut of the Huawei Fit, a remarkable new device powered by Firstbeat analytics.
Herbalife Sports Nutrition Tour with Darren Burgess

Herbalife Sports Nutrition Tour with Darren Burgess

21 October 2016
Herbalife, a global nutrition company, is introducing the Herbalife24 Program for Australia and New Zealand and a six-city Sports Nutrition Tour by a well-known advisor to football players and other athletes.
Make Your Yoga Mat a World Traveler

Make Your Yoga Mat a World Traveler

18 October 2016
Yoga Mat As every yoga lover knows, a good mat is a must have.
Amputee Soldiers Launch Greenland Kayak Challenge in Bournemouth Today

Amputee Soldiers Launch Greenland Kayak Challenge in Bournemouth Today

10 August 2016
Military charity Pilgrim Bandits, based in the New Forest, Hampshire has announced the line-up of injured service men and veterans taking part in its kayaking expedition for 2016 to Greenland.
MoveActive Lands on its Feet in New Zealand

MoveActive Lands on its Feet in New Zealand

25 July 2016
Boutique athleisure brand MoveActive has arrived on New Zealand shores after unprecedented demand from their Kiwi customers.
Get In The Gym With SOAS Racing

Get In The Gym With SOAS Racing

22 June 2016
SOAS Racing proudly announces In The Gym, a collection of workout wear and fitness-inspired lifestyle apparel designed to answer every woman's need for functional, fashionable, fabulous-fitting basics for spin class, weight training, Pilates or casual coffee shop comfort.
Kiwi Entrepreneur reshaping the face of fitness with the I.AM App

Kiwi Entrepreneur reshaping the face of fitness with the I.AM App

7 June 2016
The I.AM App is about to change the face of the fitness industry.
Nutrition in Endurance Training Online Survey

Nutrition in Endurance Training Online Survey

18 May 2016
Are you training for and competing in Ironman 70.3 Taupo or Rotorua Half in December 2016 or  New Zealand Ironman in March 2017? Do you want to talk about nutrition, training and performance? We are conducting an online survey between now and the 19th June 2016.
Kiwi Invention Set to Help Tackle Childhood Inactivity

Kiwi Invention Set to Help Tackle Childhood Inactivity

14 May 2016
A New Zealand invention created by sports science academics and an award winning local exporter is set to help address global childhood inactivity.
The Yoga Tree

The Yoga Tree

11 May 2016
A boutique Balinese style Yoga studio comes to Takapuna.
The Missing Link To Your Training Success

The Missing Link To Your Training Success

25 April 2016
It's a very simple thing and I think we gloss over it way too much in our drive to push ourselves to be better and better – this is only ultimately to our detriment.
Sheppard Cycles New Zealand Secures Yakima Distribution in New Zealand

Sheppard Cycles New Zealand Secures Yakima Distribution in New Zealand

19 April 2016
Sheppard Cycles New Zealand have secured an exclusive agreement to be the sole distributor of Yakima bicycle racks in New Zealand for the bicycle channel.
Research to explore mechanics of barefoot running

Research to explore mechanics of barefoot running

19 April 2016
Researchers at Leeds Beckett University are set to investigate the mechanics of barefoot running.
Get the Strong, Sexy Core You Want with Allison Westfahl's Core Envy Program

Get the Strong, Sexy Core You Want with Allison Westfahl's Core Envy Program

17 April 2016
Acclaimed personal trainer Allison Westfahl reveals Core Envy, the effective core sculpting program she developed for women at Colorado's most prestigious health clubs.
Guess who helped design the new ilabb range...

Guess who helped design the new ilabb range...

14 April 2016
ilabb has collaborated with some of the world’s most heroic athletes to develop a new athletic line, syndicate.
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