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.
Low volume high intensity training excellent for cardio health
29 July 2021
Te Whanganui-a-Tara – High intensity interval training, even as short as four minutes, can be just as beneficial as longer more gentle exercise, if the intensity is high enough, ExerciseNZ chief executive Richard Beddie says……
Exercise more important for mental health since covid – survey
28 July 2021
Otautahi – Exercise is hugely more important for people’s mental health since covid arrived 16 months ago, according to a major new ExerciseNZ survey…..
Covid survey shows Kiwis have gained tonnes of weight
16 July 2021
Otautahi – A key statistic from the ExerciseNZ study shows that Kiwis have gained 2.8 million kilos, or 2 819 tonnes, of weight in the last 12 months…..
Physical Activity can counter effects of lack of sleep
7 July 2021
Otautahi – ExerciseNZ today endorsed new research which shows physical activity and good sleep work together to counter negative health effects of poor sleep….
Regular Exercise Decreases Risk of Catching Covid-19
30 June 2021
Otautahi – New research has found regular exercise makes the covid vaccine more effective and boosts immunity….
Yoga NZ links with High Commission of India in NZ
24 May 2021
Tāmaki Makaurau – Yoga New Zealand and the High Commission of India in New Zealand have connected and are intent on developing a deeper relationship with international yoga day as the common ground…
Long Covid-19 fatigue reduces with exercise, new research shows
18 May 2021
Otautahi – ExerciseNZ fully supports a UK study which has suggested regular exercise can improve the recovery of people with lasting symptoms of Covid-19…
Keeping kiwis safe when exercising is important to us
7 May 2021
Pelaton, the company famous for its stationary bikes, has had to recall 120 thousand treadmills over safety concerns…
Adults should exercise more than they think
30 April 2021
Otautahi – New research from the University of California San Francisco has found people need to exercise much more than first thought…..
Tomorrow: World health day to help health, poverty and insecurity
6 April 2021
Otautahi – Tomorrow is world health day which is more significant for New Zealanders than ever before as the global covid pandemic pushed more people into poverty, food insecurity and amplified social and health inequities……
Drink coffee to accelerate fat-burning before exercise
26 March 2021
Exercise boosts blood flow to the brain, latest research finds
26 March 2021
World Sleep Day – Crucial for people’s wellbeing
16 March 2021
New research shows benefits of exercising in Groups
25 February 2021
Guide to fitness by someone who hates exercising
23 February 2021
ExerciseNZ wants to meet PM over kids activity and mental health
4 February 2021
Older Kiwis must get fitter before Covid vaccine
21 January 2021
Chronic stress due to Covid-19 pandemic
10 January 2021
Kiwis leap into exercise in 2021
6 January 2021