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Dec 21st, 2017

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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 […]

Sep 4th, 2017

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Strength Training when you are over 45 – Medical Benefits part 2 – Type 2 Diabetes *

Type 2 diabetes is usefully described as a “lifestyle disease” because it most commonly affects those who are overweight and inactive.  It can also occur in those who have poor diets.   Type 2 diabetes occurs when the cells in your body don’t respond to insulin (a sugar-lowering substance) properly or the pancreas produces insufficient levels […]

Jul 29th, 2017

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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 […]

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.  […]

Jul 19th, 2016

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Food as Fuel

The “3 pillars of health” is a fundamental concept we teach at 101 Fitness. All is not just about exercise.  To achieve optimal fitness and get healthy we need to rest and recover as well as get our nutrition right in order to get these 3 pillars, including exercise, supporting that healthy lifestyle we all […]

Jun 24th, 2016

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25 Min a Week Fitness routine still a winner

101 Fitness has named ‘Best Small/Medium business of the Year’ at the Newmarket Business Excellence awards on Friday night 17th June 2016.   101 Fitness offers 25 min workouts in a private room with a personal trainer every time. This unique approach, at an affordable price, means this personal training facility and its owner Melissa-Anne […]

Nov 20th, 2015

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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 […]

Aug 12th, 2015

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Post Baby – Stronger, Faster, Better

*I am thankful for the way my body is bouncing back post-baby. But the thing is, it takes some work…..before, during and after pregnancy. My story involves a fractured back, whiplash injury from 2 car accident and later on a brain operation. I have had to learn the hard way what is good and not […]

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