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12 Of The Best Home Workouts You Can Do During Lockdown

Motivation is hard at the best of times but during a lockdown, it can be even harder. Lockdown is no holiday though and your fitness routine shouldn't go on one during it so here's 12 live workouts you can do from home during lockdown

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Why Do I Get Post Workout Muscle Soreness

You might find after jumping back into exercise and completing a hard workout, your body is left feeling achy and sore. There’s a reason for this, and it is called DOMS!

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Rest and recovery is part of training too

We all know that exercise plays a huge roll in our overall health and wellbeing and daily exercise has long been associated with better quality sleep, yet not all of us get an optimal amount of sleep each night or we have poor quality of sleep.

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10 Effective Workout Moves You Can Do From Home

If this past year has taught us anything, it’s that many of our everyday activities can be done effectively from home. Here are 10 of the best workout movements around, from abdominal moves to leg exercises to arm workouts.

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Benefits of Combining Weight Training and Yoga

Including weight training and yoga into your weekly workout routine can provide many benefits for your body and mind - the two forms of exercise compliment each other perfectly!

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Kayla Itsines Changes Name Of Her Infamous BBG Programs

Launched in 2014, the BBG Programs from Kayla Itsines that have inspired millions around the world has been renamed to "use language that feels more positive for women today" Kayla said.

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15 Kiwi fitness influencers all gym addicts should follow

Whether you love it or hate it, social media has the immense power to inspire and motivate us. It’s the perfect place to pick up recipes, exercise tips and tricks, and follow other health junkies on their journeys to fitness.

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Introducing the Huawei Watch GT 2 Pro

This new launch marks the latest addition to Huawei’s award-winning WATCH GT 2 Series, one of the best-selling smartwatches in the world. With a rugged yet premium design, advanced sports tracking, professional health monitoring, two-week battery life and wireless charging, the new HUAWEI WATCH GT 2 Pro is set to be a big hit with fitness fanatics and casual users alike.

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From Aquafit to Zumba - our fitness class round-up

So, you’ve found a new fitness centre, bought the workout clothes you’ve been dreaming of, and you’re ready to sign up for some classes. Aaaaand then you check the schedule and realise there are way more options here than you thought there would be. If you’re unsure of where to start with exercise classes, we’ve got a quick and handy guide to pretty much all the classes you can find on a gym timetable.

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Maintain Your Peak Performance Like An Athlete

Being a top athlete isn’t only skill, having a proper recovery routine is vital to staying in peak shape. Having enough sleep and good nutrition can go a long way to getting you that extra 1%. See what a couple of NZ athletes do to recover.

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Flat-Friendly Fitness - 8 Exercises that Won’t Annoy Your Neighbours

Want the ease of a home work out but hate disturbing your downstairs neighbours? No worries. Check out our favourite low-impact cardio exercises that you can do from the comfort of your own home.

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Fight yourself fit - a basic guide to martial arts

Martial arts use the muscles of the entire body, and physical stamina and strength are boosted. But there are also important benefits for the mind: reaction times and balance can be improved, and practising the arts can have therapeutic effects on other areas, such as self-control.

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WHAT TO LOOK FOR IN TIGHTS TO HELP AID LEG MUSCLE RECOVERY

The ‘tights’ market has become very saturated. From ‘latté fitness’ tights to compression tights, it’s important to know what to look for to cover your needs. The most technical tights in the industry are compression tights. They come with the benefit of speeding up your recovery time and supporting your leg muscles.

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10min Full Upper Body Workout with MadFit

Here's a 10min Upper Body Workout you can do at home! Targeting the back, arms, chest, and shoulders in only 10 minutes. Grab a set of dumbbells and workout with YouTube star MadFit!

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Skipping and Thruster Workout

Try this little workout to get the heart rate up and the legs feeling a little heavy at the end. It features skipping and thrusters (squat to overhead) to get all the different muscles activated.

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25min Full Body Workout with Sarah's Day

Get ready to get sweaty sissy! The ultimate full body, fat burning, no equipment needed workout with Aussie YouTube star and one half of The Health Code Podcast Sarah's Day! This entire workout can be done in less than 25mins in the comfort of your own home!

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The clothes you wear can affect your workout

Whether you're working out from home or working out at the gym, what you're wearing can play a big part in how you feel for that workout and how motivated you may be to attack it. Another big bonus is actually feeling comfortable in them at the same time for whatever your workout entails.

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Under Armour Project Rock 3

When it comes to partnerships, there's few as big as the one with Under Armour and The Rock. The latest PR3 shoe builds on the success of the previous 2 releases under 'Project Rock' and is built to handle almost any workout.

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New Boardwalk for Mt Eden

One of Auckland's most popular volcanic cones has a new boardwalk and viewing platform with views across the city. A perfect spot for the 'gram and making those runs around the top a little easier.

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Workout with Kirsty Godso

Nike Training Club showcased workouts online so you can try them at home. Nike Master Trainer Kirsty Godso leads you through a 40min workout bringing her signature energy to high intensity training and cardio. No equipment needed!

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Yoga with Nikki Ralston

Join Nikki Ralston for a yoga practice designed to bring balance to the body, mind and heart that's super doable to do while at home! This practice is focused around cultivating the static quality within.

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A Beginner's Guide to Squash with John Fletcher

Squash Auckland’s General Manager, A-Grade Player, and Lifelong Squash Enthusiast John Fletcher explains why you should be playing the world’s healthiest sport and how to get started.

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A Guide to Running with Rachel Grunwell

Personal trainer Rachel Grunwell, who coaches runners, and is also a yoga teacher who specialises in working with athletes, talks about getting started with running and how to stay motivated.

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11 Workout Tips for Beginners

How often should I do it? What kind of exercise should I do? If you have these questions then these 11 workout tips for beginners might be worth the read!

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AN AMRAP FOR THE ROAD

In our busy lives between work, travel, kids and the wet weather (you know it!), it can be hard to squeeze in the time to get to the gym or do a workout of any kind. As long as you do something to move each day. Here's a workout for the road.

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