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Sep 10th, 2014

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Count your Steps, Not Calories for overall fitness

10,000 steps a day is the goal! We’ve all hear this a thousand times . . . but why? In 2004 the Global Corporate Challenge (GCC) looked at 60,000 workers in 55 countries who aimed to walk 10,000 steps every day for eight months.  At the end of the challenge, 67% of participants reported an […]

Jun 9th, 2014

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Category: Melissa's Columnist - Articles
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Osteoporosis can occur at any age – 101 Fitness in Newmarket specialises in helping

The perception that osteoporosis only affects some post-menopausal women is far from the truth. Studies have shown it can start occurring as early as age 25 in both men and women. Osteoporosis means “porous bones” and is characterised by loss of bone density. What happens? The interior of our bones have a honey comb structure […]

Jun 9th, 2014

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Why women don’t bulk up when weight training!

–          By Melissa Smit   For women the main concern in lifting heavy weights is the fear of developing big bulging muscles. A bulging physique looks great on a guy, but for ourselves we want to see a slim and well-toned physic (and it is no secret what men like to see).   Luckily there […]

Mar 13th, 2014

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Benefits of Breathing – Melissa March 2014 Verve Column

We all know exercise reduces stress, But did you know that breathing correctly also play a big role? It is proven fact that exercising and breathing correctly is a vital part of helping your body deal with stress However, few people use their lungs to their full capacity. It has been reported that at rest, […]

Jan 28th, 2014

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Category: Strength Training
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The Muscle Growth Process Explained

This summer, your new mantra should be “Work smarter, not harder”. Thousands flock to gyms all over the country everyday, trying to gain muscle and burn fat, ignoring this simple mantra. For example, just ask any of them the question: “How do muscles grow?” and I guarantee that their response will be a blank stare […]

Dec 6th, 2013

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WEDDING FITNESS TIPS FOR BRIDES

Melissa was a guest writer on Auckland weddings’s blog…This article is not just for brides but for everyone! We all know brides that have worked hard to look their best for their big day, and we know some who’ve been more successful at it than others. What separates those that get great results from those […]

Nov 8th, 2013

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Verve magazine article Nov13: What does “toning up” actually mean?

I often hear: “I don’t want to build muscle I just want to tone up”. Dictionary: tone up (adverb) to make or become more vigorous, healthy, etc. exercise tones up the muscles Interesting that the dictionary says to “become more vigorous”.  Clients often tell me: “I don’t want to bulk-up, I just want to tone-up.” I even […]

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