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Exercise NZ awards to honour the best

By   /  November 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland, Business, Christchurch, DJF, Exercise NZ awards, fitness, gym, healthier, KB, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, November 24, Press Release Service, Richard Beddie  /  Comments Off on Exercise NZ awards to honour the best

Source: MakeLemonade.nz Christchurch – The country’s fitness experts and exercise facilities who help half a million Kiwis get physically active and healthier will be vying for the Exercise NZ annual awards in Auckland on Saturday night. The exercise industry awards, now in their 14th year, are designed to recognise those doing amazing work to help […]

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NZ’s longest serving major gym celebrates 50 years

By   /  November 5, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, 50 years, AM-NC, Auckland, Business, DJF, exercise, ExercisNZ, gym, KB, Les Mills, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Press Release Service, Richard Beddie  /  Comments Off on NZ’s longest serving major gym celebrates 50 years

Auckland – Les Mills, New Zealand’s longest serving major gym, is celebrating 50 years in business. Les Mills was founded in 1968 by Olympian and Commonwealth Games gold medallist Les Mills and his wife Colleen. Today the exercise company has 12 national gyms and is still growing, aiming to have 75,000 members throughout New Zealand within […]

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NZ streets ahead of India and China on female participation in exercise

By   /  October 30, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Business, China, Delhi, DJF, exercise, Exercise NZ, females, India, KB, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, Mumbai, New Zealand, News, Press Release Service, Richard Beddie, Women  /  Comments Off on NZ streets ahead of India and China on female participation in exercise

Christchurch – New Zealand is tiny compared to the population powerhouses of China or India, but the Kiwi exercise culture is streets ahead of those countries in terms of female and male participation, Exercise NZ chief executive Richard Beddie says. China and India’s exercise industry is still male dominated. Over three quarters of attendees to […]

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Lack of exercise putting pressure on Kiwis’ health

By   /  October 2, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Australia, Business, China, Exercise NZ, fitness, India, kiwis, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Press Release Service, Richard Beddie  /  Comments Off on Lack of exercise putting pressure on Kiwis’ health

Christchurch – Lack of exercise is putting pressure on the health of many Kiwis, a leading New Zealand exercise expert says. Exercise NZ chief executive Richard Beddie has just returned from China and India where he discussed fitness trends and issues. He says a new World Health Organisation (WHO) report shows a lack of exercise is […]

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Many Kiwis say they will soon start structured exercising

By   /  September 3, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Business, Christchurch, Exercise NZ, Horizon Research, kiwis, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Press Release Service, Richard Beddie, Survey  /  Comments Off on Many Kiwis say they will soon start structured exercising

Christchurch – A total of 176,000 New Zealanders says they will definitely start exercising at a gym or fitness facility in the next 12 months according to a survey by an Auckland research company. The study, commissioned by Exercise NZ, shows the exercise industry growth is looking positive for the future with many strong indicators of […]

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Better structure for burgeoning yoga exercise – conference

By   /  August 21, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland, Business, conference, ExerciseNZ, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, November, Press Release Service, Richard Beddie, yoga teachers  /  Comments Off on Better structure for burgeoning yoga exercise – conference

Christchurch – Yoga teachers want to introduce quality standards for yoga teacher training and support in New Zealand for yoga teachers. The issue will be at the national hauora yoga conference in Auckland on November 23. The conference will be held in conjunction with the New Zealand exercise industry conference Fitex, which is being run by […]

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NZ’s top exercise industry body backs calls for tighter guidelines

By   /  July 24, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Business, Christchurch, exercise, Exercise NZ, fitness, kiwis, Les Mills gym, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Press Release Service, Richard Beddie, tighter guidelines  /  Comments Off on NZ’s top exercise industry body backs calls for tighter guidelines

Christchurch – The country’s top exercise industry body, ExerciseNZ, is behind the call for industry-wide guidelines around high intensity workouts including a weekly maximum time limit for this type of training for gym-goers. ExerciseNZ chief executive Richard Beddie says the guidelines should be put in place in the context of safety standards for all Kiwis exercising. Beddie […]

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Government called on to support Kiwis’ healthy attitude

By   /  June 26, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Business, Christchurch, exercise, Exercise NZ, fitter, Government, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Press Release Service, Richard Beddie  /  Comments Off on Government called on to support Kiwis’ healthy attitude

Source: MakeLemonade.nz Christchurch – The government and its agencies have been called on by Exercise NZ to work collaboratively with the exercise community to support Kiwis getting into exercise which effectively reduces the burgeoning health bill. Exercise NZ chief executive Richard Beddie says exercise help people get fitter, stay healthier. “It’s also good for the taxpayer […]

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NZ part of global exercise explosion

By   /  March 23, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Business, exercise, Exercise NZ, gym, Les Mills, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Press Release, Press Release Service, Richard Beddie, San Diego  /  Comments Off on NZ part of global exercise explosion

Source: MakeLemonade.nz Headline: NZ part of global exercise explosion San Diego – New Zealand is about to see an explosion in the number of people taking up yoga, 24/7 gyms, boutique studios, boot camps and mobile trainers, a leading exercise expert says. Exercise NZ chief executive Richard Beddie says a quarter of all gyms and fitness […]

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Tech is transforming the NZ exercise industry

By   /  March 7, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Business, Christchurch, exercise, Exercise NZ, gyms, kiwis, Les Mills, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Press Release, Press Release Service, Richard Beddie, tech  /  Comments Off on Tech is transforming the NZ exercise industry

Source: MakeLemonade.nz Headline: Tech is transforming the NZ exercise industry Christchurch – Technology is turning the exercise industry upside down which is one of the reasons exercise is the biggest sport in New Zealand right now, Exercise NZ chief executive Richard Beddie says. Tech in fitness the industry is accelerating with everything from smart watches, heart […]

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Give some thought to your heart on Valentine’s Day

By   /  February 13, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Business, cardiovascular, Christchurch, Exercise NZ, gym, heart, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Press Release, Press Release Service, Richard Beddie, Valentine's Day  /  Comments Off on Give some thought to your heart on Valentine’s Day

Source: MakeLemonade.nz Headline: Give some thought to your heart on Valentine’s Day Christchurch – Kiwis should think seriously about their heart and their loved one tomorrow on Valentine’s Day, a leading New Zealand health expert says. Heart diseases is the single biggest killer of New Zealanders. Every 90 minutes a New Zealander dies from heart disease […]

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Northland, Wellington, Dunedin and Auckland win top exercise awards

By   /  November 28, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Auckland, Business, dunedin, exercise awards, ExerciseNZ, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Northland, Press Release, Press Release Service, Richard Beddie, Wellington  /  Comments Off on Northland, Wellington, Dunedin and Auckland win top exercise awards

Auckland – Northland’s Corinne Austin and Wellington studio Power Living New Zealand have won two of the major awards at the at the annual New Zealand’s exercise industry awards. Dunedin’s ABSolute Health and Fitness won the Independent Facility of the Year while Auckland’s Stanmore Bay Pools and Leisure won the Supreme Club of the Year and […]

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Who will be honoured at the giant Exercise NZ awards?

By   /  November 21, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, award, Business, Christchurch, Eexercise NZ, fitness, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Press Release Service, Richard Beddie, rugby  /  Comments Off on Who will be honoured at the giant Exercise NZ awards?

MIL OSI – Source: MakeLemonade.nz Christchurch – Many of the country’s fitness experts and exercise facilities of all types and sizes who help half a million Kiwis get healthier will be vying for the annual Exercise NZ annual awards in Auckland on Saturday night. The exercise industry awards are all about recognising the work that […]

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A sugar tax will do little to change Kiwi attitudes

By   /  November 7, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Business, Exercise NZ, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, NZ Health Survey, Press Release, Press Release Service, Richard Beddie, sugar tax  /  Comments Off on A sugar tax will do little to change Kiwi attitudes

Christchurch – The government needs to do much more if it wants to make a difference to New Zealand’s appalling obesity levels than look at a sugar tax, leading New Zealand exercise expert Richard Beddie says. Beddie, chief executive of Exercise NZ, says tax on sugary drinks is a small part of the issue and […]

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Regular exercise can improve lives for people with Parkinson’s

By   /  November 1, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Business, Christchurch, exercise awards, Exercise NZ, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Parkinson's disease, Press Release, Press Release Service, Richard Beddie, rotorua  /  Comments Off on Regular exercise can improve lives for people with Parkinson’s

Christchurch – Parkinson’s is a condition that affects more than 13,000 New Zealand and can affect anyone of any age but exercise and movement have been shown to significantly improve the lives of those who have the disease, a national exercise expert says. Today is the start of the annual Parkinson’s diseases awareness week. While […]

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Kiwi exercise experts vying for NZ awards

By   /  October 9, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Awards, Business, exercise, ExerciseNZ, fitness, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Press Release Service, Richard Beddie  /  Comments Off on Kiwi exercise experts vying for NZ awards

MIL OSI – Source: MakeLemonade.nz Christchurch – Top experts from Whangarei, Palmerston North, Dunedin, Hamilton and Auckland have been named best personal trainer of the year finalists in ExerciseNZ’s annual exercise industry awards. The finalists are Corinne Austin, Northland; Freya Thompson, Palmerston North; Matt McKay, Dunedin; Matthew Bevege, Hamilton; and Naz Spencer and Ross Bymolt from […]

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Major parties’ views on exercise and fitness

By   /  September 19, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Business, Elections, ExerciseNZ, Labour, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, Nationa, New Zealand, News, Press Release Service, Richard Beddie  /  Comments Off on Major parties’ views on exercise and fitness

MIL OSI – Source: MakeLemonade.nz Christchurch – ExerciseNZ has asked the major political parties for their stance on health-related fitness in the run up to Saturday’s national election, so Kiwis are better educated about exercise. Chief executive Richard Beddie says the two parties – National and Labour – have offered interesting and often conflicting answers. […]

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Baby boomers providing demand in Kiwi fitness market

By   /  August 16, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Business, ExerciseNZ, ExerciseNZ awards, kiwis, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Press Release Service, Richard Beddie  /  Comments Off on Baby boomers providing demand in Kiwi fitness market

MIL OSI – Source: MakeLemonade.nz Christchurch – New Zealand is seeing a substantial increase in demand from the older ageing population for fitness, exercise and personal trainers, according to ExerciseNZ chief executive Richard Beddie. He says they now know not only that exercise is needed as people we age, but also why this is the […]

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NZ has major fitness problem

By   /  July 24, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Business, Christchurch, Exercise NZ, fitness, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Press Release Service, Richard Beddie, Waikato University  /  Comments Off on NZ has major fitness problem

MIL OSI – Source: MakeLemonade.nz Chrisjtchurch – New Zealand has a major problem committing to active participation, ExerciseNZ chief executive Richard Beddie says. Too many of the government messages in the early 2000s focused on slogans such as walk to the bus stop when that was never the answer to the looming inactivity, diabetes and obesity […]

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Genetics a game changer in getting Kiwis fitter

By   /  July 6, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Business, Christchurch, Dr Cam McDonald, ExerciseNZ, genetic, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Press Release Service, Research, Richard Beddie  /  Comments Off on Genetics a game changer in getting Kiwis fitter

MIL OSI – Source: MakeLemonade.nz Christchurch – The role of genetics, and how it relates to people’s nutrition, exercise and health is an absolute game changer when it comes to Kiwis improving their lives, a leading New Zealand exercise expert says. ExerciseNZ chief executive Richard Beddie says the science of genetics has been around for […]

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