We believe in bringing the benefits of exercise to as many people as possible. One way we do this is by promoting exercise, in all its forms and modalities, through the New Zealand media, as well as advocating for the role of exercise in wellness and health. See below for examples of our recent work.
Archived News: Links available at the bottom of this page.
People in lockdown clearly benefit from exercise, new study
19 Aug 2022
Otautahi – New Zealanders are grasping to manage the impact of physical activity on covid symptoms and their perception of physical performance, fatigue and exhaustion during stay-at-home orders, Exercise NZ chief executive Richard Beddie says.
Gyms a potential hot spot for Covid-19 transmission
15 July 2022
Another story where our CEO, Richard Beddie, provides balance, to the claim that gyms are a potential hot spot for covid-19.
Why your gym’s air might not be fit to breathe
8 July 2022
This article is part of a series of stories around CO2 levels in businesses (including gyms and yoga studios). Our CEO, Richard Beddie, provides balance to the claims of indoor exercise being unsafe because of high CO2 levels as well as the protective benefits that exercise provides. For Members of EXNZ seeking mitigation strategies around CO2 / airflow please get in touch with us.
The Cost of Physical Inactivity
5 July 2022
ExerciseNZ continues to promote the value of kiwis being active, and the cost of inactivity. Here our CEO talks to Lizzie from Star Radio about this.
Bevan James Elyes – he can make you exercise and enjoy it
4 July 2022
Ironman veteran and global fitness instructor Bevan James Eyles from Christchurch realized so much of his work is with people who want to exercise. What about the ones who don’t? That ah ha moment led to his latest book that reaches out to people who don’t share his ardor for abdominal crunches. It’s called, I Will Make You Passionate About Exercise.
ExerciseNZ CEO on cost of Physical Inactivity
30 June 2022
ExerciseNZ continues to promote the value of kiwis being active, and the cost of inactivity. Here our CEO talks to Sean Plunket from The Platform.