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Dec 21st, 2017

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Category: Blog
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101 Fitness – Moving to Mt Wellington

After almost 8 years, Melissa and Jay have decided to close the Newmarket facility of 101 Fitness. This has been a hard decision, but we believe it is the right one Something new is coming: Our NEW training room will be based from our home in Mt Wellington (Watene road, right on the Panmure basin). From December onwards […]

Jul 29th, 2017

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Category: Strength Training
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Strength Training when you are over 45 – Medical Benefits part 1 – Sarcopenia *

Are you 45-ish and either anxious about not getting enough exercise, or frantically worried about doing the right type of exercise, to help you age with grace. It has been confirmed that strength training can assist in reducing the risk of Sarcopenia, type-2 diabetes, osteoporosis, iron-deficiency anaemia, and arthritis.  This ticks the box for both […]

Jun 29th, 2017

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101 Fitness Gives 5 Weightlifting Secrets that could Keep You Young

As someone balancing a 2-year-old daughter, expecting my second in August and running my own business, I should have been more prepared for the oncoming stress. The only thing that helped my body, pregnancy and injury related pain has been my slow movement, high intensity, resistance training sessions (I do 25 minutes once a week). […]

Oct 21st, 2016

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Quick tip Do’s and Don’ts on weight loss

WebMd has recently set a test for the do’s and don’ts of weight loss.  Interesting that most people didn’t score more than 50% and even I (Melisa) only got 73%, Elaine got 73 %, Jay got 82% – and we’re suppose to know a bit J Here is the link – Give it a go.  […]

Jun 20th, 2016

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101 Fitness tips to keep colds and flu at bay this winter

It’s that time of the year again. As the temperature plummet our bodies become more susceptible to colds and viruses. What makes this the season for colds and flu’s? What really lowers our immune function and makes us call-in-sick?   Turning up at the office with a mask, latex gloves and bottles of sanitizer might […]

Nov 20th, 2015

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Category: Back Pain
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What is core strength and what does it really mean?

Although a beach ready body may be all the motivation you need for building strong core muscles, there are plenty of other reasons to get your core into shape. The terms “core” and “core strength” are some of the most common phrases heard around the gym and in the fitness world. Many of us desire […]

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