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Category: Healthy Conditions



The Worst Exercises for your Back and Pelvic Floor

Not only will they NOT give you a flat stomach,  you are probably  causing damage to your lower back, neck and pelvic floor. Here’s why? These exercises cause the superficial upper abdominals (the six pack rectus abdominis) to bear down into the deep stomach muscles (transverse abdominals) which then press down on the pelvic floor. If you don’t […]

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YOGA FOR LIFE CHANGE

As with many that have served in the Defence Forces, I sustained several injuries and suffered chronic pain for many years. A few more things went terribly wrong  and this lead to depression, anxiety and lots of medication and treatment. So fast forward to the present day, what has changed?? I changed. I now own and operate a […]

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Yoga for Women 50 plus

YOGA FOR WOMEN 50 PLUS Some of the common things I hear and see as a Yoga teacher is how ladies have tried Yoga and didn’t like it? so I have to ask the question WHY? Yoga is the most balanced of exercise for mind and body. It is becoming the flavour of the month […]

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VIRTUAL PERSONAL TRAINING

Despite your best intentions to train alone or go walking, it may not be enough for you to maintain the same motivation. If the group class time table doesn’t suit you, then why not do private training sessions. Option 1 – Virtually session, where we will coach you as if you were in our gym.Your […]

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6 WEEK HEALTH CHALLENGE – ARE YOU READY?

Come and join our next round of our 6 Week Health Challenge. Sometimes the hardest part to get healthier is to take that first step. So what makes this program different from yet another bootcamp, quick weight loss gimmick. This is a mindset change as well as a physical one. In the current and previous challenges we have recorded results that have included: reduced […]

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New Year, New Attitude

Start the New Year New with a new attitude, instead of New Year resolutions that are usually forgotten by Feb. A positive mindset is infectious not just for our mind but our overall health, and it will outlast a few resolutions made on New Year’s Eve. Sure it’s easy to slip back into old routines, filled with unhealthy […]

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Ladies Walking and Wine Adventure, Marlborough Region, NZ 8-13 May 2017

Grab your passport, sense of adventure and get ready for a the next FLF trip in a beautiful part of New Zealand 8 – 13 May 17. You carry nothing but your camera, water, a few snacks, whilst your luggage is transported to our next lodge and will be waiting in your hotel room. After easy walking distances, […]

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10 Secrets to Weight Loss

‘If you focus on results, you will never change. If you focus on change, you will get results.’ From experience I see this time and time again, if the only goal a client has is to lose xx kilos,  nothing changes long term. If and when the weight goal is reached for that special event, generally […]

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Overcoming Fibromyalgia

Are you tired all the time, have achy joints, headaches and can’t seem to remember anything?  In 2008 I was diagnosed with Fibromyalgia following years of chronic pain and extreme fatigue. Because nothing was evident on blood tests, Dr’s could not diagnose the problem, so I was left to deal with the pain/fatigue  and continued to try and perform all activities as normal; but the more I […]

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Don’t use Injury as an excuse for not exercising

INJURY PREVENTION and/or INJURY REHABILTATION Once we sustain an injury we tend to suffer from fear avoidance and stop exercising entirely. This can sometimes be an excuse for not exercising for years on end particularly if it’s a back or knee issue (for example). But is it always the best thing to do? If it’s an […]

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