Strength Training for Swimmers

Swimming Program:  Preparing for the summer with MedStrength As summer hits and the temperature becomes warmer, outdoor pools re-open for the season and people head to the beach. The team at MedStrength has put their heads together and come up … Continue reading

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Shane – After the Olympics

The London Olympics have now ended and have come off with few hitches, although the usual doping scandals hit closer to home for Kiwis this time around with Valerie Adams being denied her moment of glory on the day. Social … Continue reading

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Arielle – Introduction

I am number two of what is these days considered a large family; I have four siblings and we are all sports fanatics, whether it is rugby, netball, tennis or basketball, we all love to hover round the television watching … Continue reading

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Long-Distance Running and Strength Training

Long-Distance Running Program: Preventing Injuries and Increasing Performance through Strength Training. If you look at a prototypical long distance runner you notice muscles – this is because these individuals usually have less than 10% body fat.  They won’t have big … Continue reading

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Vijay – An Introduction

“Magnify your skills or modify your dreams” were my mentor’s words. I grew up with these words in my mind all the time: I always look for an opportunity to magnify my skills which will take me to the goal that I … Continue reading

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Zigie – Introduction

I grew up in the rural town of Matamata, in the mighty Waikato, where I lived with my Dad, a sporting fanatic who passed on his interest to me. Although it is a small community, Matamata College is greatly known … Continue reading

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Shane – Introduction

Having arrived in Auckland from Canada two years ago, I am just beginning to get a feel for what makes New Zealanders tick, besides rugby that is. It’s evident to me that Kiwis care about being active and staying healthy … Continue reading

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Focus your Mind – Dafydd

One of the directors, Andy, pokes fun of the different catch-phrases I say to people to help them correct their form: “Focus your mind”, “Push with your hips and through your heels”, “Train your muscles not the machine”. It’s funny … Continue reading

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Focus and Preparation – Dafydd

Last weekend I had the TUNZ National Club Championships for Taekwondo. It’s been a tough week because last week I had to try and get myself down to my weight division only to find out that I was put up … Continue reading

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Dafydd – Introduction

My name is Dafydd Sanders and I am a senior instructor at MedStrength. I was asked to come aboard the MedStrength team because of my experience and understanding of the MedX Equipment and my experience as a Fitness Instructor, Personal … Continue reading

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