Health and Fitness Guide in Christchurch

Most people say that getting fit is expensive - definitely, not true! It's just a matter of doing it the right way.This is especially true if you've signed up for a year-long gym membership in Christchurch while you gradually let go of negative health habits. Don't let anything stop you from your fitness goal. Stay active. Do more work and enjoy more leisure time with family and friends.

Want to know what is new at Body Fix or just looking for some #fitspiration? Check out our blog for some health and fitness advice.

gym membershipHow to choose a Gym Membership in Christchurch.

When it comes to joining a gym, it is easy to get caught up in a New Year's resolution in January, then find come May your enthusiasm has waned. So how do you make sure when you joined a gym, that you show up, workout and start to get some results. Choosing a gym is a bit like choosing a best friend, you are going to be hanging out together a lot. So it all starts with finding a gym that you like and actually want to hang out in. With over 30 gyms and fitness studios with locations dotted all over Christchurch, choosing the right one can be a little daunting so here are our..

 

the best boxing classes in christchurchNeed a Box Fit Class Christchurch? 5 Reasons to Consider Punch Fix Boxing Classes at Bodyfix?

Are you looking for a boxer's workout to keep you in ship shape and get a full on cardiovascular workout while you shape those arms into guns of steel? Punch Fix is Body Fix’s own boxing fit workout. We all know how great boxing can be for keeping you fit and toned but what are some of the other benefits you can experience while punching it out at our Christchurch gym. Here are the Bodyfix Team’s 8 Top Reasons to do Punch Fix Boxing Fitness Class...

 

How do spiky massage balls work to relieve muscle tension?

We all have that feeling like we need a good sports massage to take the tension off our bodies. Be it sitting at a desk, killing a workout, racing or even hiking one of the great walks of New Zealand. we all get knots, tightness, muscle tension or that feeling that something is going to "ping" it is so tight. So how can we help ease the pressure without breaking the bank with a weekly massage?  This is where the spikey ball massage tool comes in. They have become a popular tool for performing your own form of massage-therapy on many muscle-related conditions and are a convenient way to maximise muscle recovery for many athletes...

 

free pilates class christchurchFree Pilates Classes and Punch Classes in March

Create some March "me time" with FREE Pilates or Punch Classe. We have decided to run a little march madness promotion here at body fix. So during the month of March, all of our pilates fix classes punch fix classes will be free during March 2018. Now that you have all been back at work for a few months since the new year, it's time to channel any pent-up aggression and accumulated stress from daily life and channel it somewhere. Stress accumulates and sometimes collogues and customers can really grind your gears, so unless you find ways to create space and "me time" in your life... there is a chance you will at some stage pop a cog Spiky massage balls may look innocent enough they have been described by some as evil little torture devices...

 

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Can't Stick to your exercise routine? 8 Ways to stay committed to exercise and create the body you want.

Do you go through phases of exercising? then phases of laziness? Does your weight and fitness yo-yo?...and maybe your diet too? We all know how gross it feels when you get out of the habit, the spare tyre appears, it's harder to keep up with friends or your kids, it gets harder to focus at work, we get easily flustered, and can even feel a bit glum. It happens to the best of us, so we wanted to share with you our 8 tactics for staying committed to exercise and maximising your health, fitness and wellness...

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5 ways to help you combat lack of motivation when you have that "can't be bothered" feeling and keep fit.

Have you ever had ‘I know I need to exercise but can’t be bothered’ feeling? We have all been there... sometimes for a day, sometimes for a week, sometimes for a year. I’m too busy. It’s too far to go. It’s too cold. It’s too hot. Can’t be bothered. I'm too tired. My friend isn’t going so I won’t. I'll just do something tomorrow (tomorrow comes nope still sitting there) I am sure we could come up with another 100 reasons and insert them in here.


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6 Reasons Why Body Fix is better than other Christchurch Gyms

So you are thinking about joining a gym, and you are just not sure which one is right for you. Here are 16 reasons BodyFix is just better than other Christchurch Gyms and what makes us stand out from the crowd. #1     38 CLASSES WITH REAL INSTRUCTORS . Unlike other gyms that don't have classes at all, you can choose from 38 group fitness classes with real Instructors every week. 

 

50 Good Reasons Why You Need to Be Exercising In Christchurch to Maximise Your Health in 2018

Okay, so we all know exercise is good for our health right! But why? In this blog, our Team of Christchurch Personal Trainers and Fitness Instructors have popped together 50 Good Reasons Why you need to be exercising in Christchurch to maximise not just your physical health, but your mental health and overall well-being. 50 Good Reasons Why You Need to Be Exercising In Christchurch To Maximise Your Health in 2018 

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How to make exercising the best part of your day and build a weekly workout routine like a boss!

So I got asked the other day when a member walked into the gym Q. "How on earth do you lot look forward to exercising every day? Like how do people do it? How do I even get to that point?" Great question and we get asked it a lot so I thought I would turn it into a little blog for y'all. :). 1. Find a fitness buddy... 

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chronic and adrenal fatigue6 Ways Cantabrians Can Combat Chronic Fatigue & Adrenal Fatigue.

So you are tired, dog tired, and all you want to do is pull the covers up over your face and cocoon yourself in that warm, cuddly spot for the rest of the day. Unfortunately, for the vast majority of us. Hibernating is not an option, with kids, work, and everyday life on the hamster wheel, it is important to create some time for yourself and avoid that the trip to the looney bin :P. th that in mind here are our 6 tips on how to chill out, create space and combat chronic fatigue and adrenal fatigue.

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5 Workout Mistakes to Avoid

You’re at the gym, excited about your first proper workout session. All the other people around you are exerting their best effort. You’re inspired, motivated, pumped. So you get started with your exercises right away. But just a few minutes in, you feel like your muscles are being torn apart. Then you wonder wh because you were just following what everyone else was doing. It turns out that, because you were over-enthusiastic, you were making these five rookie workout mistakes. 5 Workout Mistakes to Avoid Skipping warm-up. The warm-up is perhaps the most important part of any workout, but it’s the one that is often neglected.

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burn more calories3 Gym Exercises that Burn the Most Calories

Ideally, you should only consume as many calories as your body needs for energy. Typically, that’s 2,500 calories for men or 2,000 for women each day. Any more than that, and your body stores the excess as fat. In turn, you’ll put on weight, and it will soon become unhealthy. But food is good. Food is delicious. And that’s true. So if you like to eat a lot, it’s always wise to burn off the excess calories. Here are 3 cardio training exercises that can burn lots of them in one go. 3 Gym Exercises that Burn the Most Calories

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Gym Classes in Christchurch10 reasons to choose our Body Fix Gym Classes

So you are thinking about joining a gym, you want somewhere you can workout, but you also love the idea of having classes on hand, for those times where you need someone to motivate you. The trouble is most gyms just have 1 of the class you want to do, and often it is at inconvenient times. This is where Body Fix's Gym Memberships really shine....

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Free Printable Weekly Fitness Planner for New Members.

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