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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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NZ a nation of sports watchers on the couch

By   /  June 11, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, activity, alzheimers, Business, couch, ExerciseNZ, kiwis, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Press Release Service, Richard Beddie  /  Comments Off on NZ a nation of sports watchers on the couch

MIL OSI – Source: MakeLemonade.nz Christchurch – New Zealand guys need to get out and start exercising more or the severe preventable death rate will continue to soar, a leading national exercise expert says. Richard Beddie, chief executive of Exercise New Zealand, says while the Kiwis just love sport, they are, on the whole, a nation […]

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Winter’s the perfect season to maintain exercise levels

By   /  May 31, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Business, Christchurch, Exercise NZ, fitness, June 1, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Press Release, Press Release Service, Richard Beddie, winter  /  Comments Off on Winter’s the perfect season to maintain exercise levels

MIL OSI – Christchurch – A number of Kiwis struggle to keep active and healthy when winter temperatures plummet, but a leading New Zealand exercise expert says gym membership numbers actually go up in winter. Richard Beddie, chief executive of Exercise NZ, says winter – which officially starts June 1 – is no excuse to […]

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More Kiwis should exercise for mental health

By   /  May 2, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, anxiety, Business, depression, exercise, ExerciseNZ, Make Lemonade Media, Mental Health, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Press Release Service, Richard Beddie, Shane Way  /  Comments Off on More Kiwis should exercise for mental health

MIL OSI – Source: MakeLemonade.nz Hamilton – The Exercise Association of New Zealand (ExerciseNZ) says Kiwis with mental health illnesses should be encouraged to exercise but it advises against starting off with extravagant exercise regimes. Mental disorders are the third-leading cause of health loss for New Zealanders (11.1 percent of all health loss), behind only […]

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Exercise, the golden ticket for elderly independence

By   /  March 23, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, ageing, All Active, arthritis, Business, elderly, elderly independence, exercise, ExerciseNZ, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, pain, Press Release Service, Rachel Marks, Richard Beddie  /  Comments Off on Exercise, the golden ticket for elderly independence

MIL OSI – Source: MakeLemonade.nz Wellington – 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. More than 300,000 Kiwis are aged 75 years plus and figures from the 2013 census showed 31 […]

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