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Resistance Training – Why You Should Be Doing It

Resistance training increases muscle strength by making your muscles work against a weight or force. Different forms of resistance training include using free weights, weight machines or resistance bands. In terms of training frequency, we recommend adding strength training to your routine at least two days per week. A beginner needs to train two or …

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Infra red saunas at First Place Fitness

Unlike a traditional sauna, infrared saunas don’t heat the air around you. Instead, they use infrared lamps (that use electromagnetic radiation) to warm your body directly. “These saunas use infrared panels instead of conventional heat to easily penetrate human tissue, heating up your body before heating up the air Infrared saunas heat penetrates more deeply …

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Kids Childcare

FIRST PLACE FITNESS IS THE ONLY 24HR FACILITY IN THE WAIKATO WITH KIDS CLASSES AND MORNING & EVENING CHILDCARE. KIDS CLUB CHILDCARE Morning Sessions: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday | 9:15am-10:15am • 10:15am-11:15am • 11:15am-12:15pmFriday | 9:15am-10:15am • 10:15am-11:15am Evening Sessions:Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday | 5:30pm-6:30pm • 6:30pm-7:30pm We take 0-6yrs in the morning sessions and …

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How come training hard never became a trend?

Like all industries, health and fitness is routinely ravaged by trends. Trends can indicate conventional training is not working, or simply be part of that futile search for some magical fitness formula. Case in point, Zumba arrived while step classes were disappearing. In fact you’d have trouble finding a step class now, but Ricky Martin …

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