Fitness

Results more than measure up

Results more than measure up

Sunday marked the official end of Alpine Health & Fitness' 2012 Revive programme. Today, Otago Daily Times Queenstown bureau chief shares her final Dear Diary - and the results.

Body and Soul feature

Although a bit past the vigorous aspects, I enjoy your weekly Body and Soul feature and applaud most of the material.

Fitness programme to be extended

Life will soon become more vibrant for up to 300 people working in Dunedin's central business district, when a fun physical fitness programme co-ordinated by Otago Polytechnic is extended to the area.

Fitness- skip to it: champ

Fitness- skip to it: champ

More than 100 Dunedin children skipped school yesterday.

Becoming Catherine: a 12-week guide

Becoming Catherine: a 12-week guide

MacTodd solicitor Tanya Surrey has taken on the American Express Queenstown Winter Festival 12 Week Challenge and in our first of weekly updates she explains how she went from Friday night drinks to the gym ... and hopes to end up with a figure similar to Catherine Zeta Jones.

Pros outweigh cons, with 'Biggest Loser' a winner

Pros outweigh cons, with 'Biggest Loser' a winner

The paradoxically great news about The Biggest Loser Ultimate Workout is that while it makes an alarmingly unfavourable first impression by botching the easy part, it redeems itself 10 times over by getting the hard part right - and, in doing so, demonstrating how viable Kinect is as an fitness tool.

Challenge calls for bold women

Challenge calls for bold women

Some have completed Wanaka Challenge, or conquered the Lake Hayes Women's Triathlon, some have quit their jobs and travelled overseas.

Bumper duathlon expected

Bumper duathlon expected

More than 1000 women are expected at Millbrook later this month to take part in the Sparc REAL Women's Duathlon Series, a non-competitive event designed to encourage all women to experience the benefits of "REAL" - regular exercise, active lives.

A pain in the back

A pain in the back

More is better when it comes to alleviating lower back pain - more exercise, that is.

Exercise programme: flexibility and strength

Exercise programme: flexibility and strength

The following programme combines flexibility and strengthening exercises to help prevent or alleviate lower back pain. You should consult an osteopath before starting this programme if you already have acute or chronic lower back pain.

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