Lets get started for 2017!

Happy 2017! Time to get a head start on achieving your New Years resolutions. Tired of not achieving your fitness goals? Well NovaFit is ready to offer the support, training and knowledge you need to set yourself up for success this year!   It’s become a cliche for people to set weight loss goals for the… Read more »

FREE First Session – Get in quick!

Hey NovaFit crew This is a quick reminder that the first session is free when you train with NovaFit. So if you have any friends or family in need of a push in the right direction, please let them know! Top Reasons to Train With NovaFit Safety – Unsure about how to perform a particular exercise,… Read more »

Why Glutes are Important

Glutes get neglected a lot. Often we forget that this area of our body actually serves a purpose beyond being something to sit on. Throughout my career i’ve dealt with countless individuals who have developed quads, hamstrings, and calves – yet possess sub-par glute development! If this could potentially be you or someone you know,… Read more »

Regular Exercise versus the Obesity Pandemic

Hey NovaFit crew! If you’re not a fan of exercise, but curious if it can benefit your health – Scientists in America have shown that regular exercise is the closest thing to a ‘magic bullet’ when it comes to combating the obesity pandemic as well as the high level of cardiovascular disease we face in… Read more »

Fitness Blogger Proves Weight Just a Number

Hey NovaFit crew I’ve been harping on for years now how the scales mean nothing when it comes to how you should feel about yourself. Body composition is far more telling then your “weight”. This article I came across on stuff.co.nz demonstrates this perfectly. Please have a read through and get inspired! Click here to… Read more »

Physical Activity: Fight Brain Fog!

Feeling the winter blues lately? perhaps a bit of brain fog? Well maybe it’s time to get active. Exercise can promote benefits to the brain in mammals. This recent study on mice who keep active highlights the importance of us getting off our butts and moving! Check out the link below https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/06/160602083254.htm

The Protein Myth That Could Be Costing You Thousands

Across the world, millions of average gym goers buy into the hype of consuming exceptionally high protein intakes. Resulting in them purchasing a stockpile of supplements. The supplement industry is absolutely booming, taking in billions of dollars annually across the globe as millions of young men spend their hard earned money on a vast array… Read more »

Band Pull Aparts: Encourage Healthy Shoulders

Muscle balance in the shoulders is imperative to optimal performance when it comes to resistance training (and life!). Band pull aparts are a personal favourite of mine, so definitely give this a watch guys Check out this video for some really helpful tips  

Are You Tracking Your Way To Success?

Hey NovaFit Crew!   I get a few questions about muscle building from people interested in bodybuilding/strength sports.   When it comes to improving strength and building muscle, the simple addition of a notebook and a pencil (believe it or not!) can be one of the most powerful tools you can add to your workout… Read more »

The risks of cowboy trainers

  Hey NovaFit Crew! Quick heads up. I’m encountering a number of people who have unfortunately been injured by unqualified personal trainers. Although these individuals are now in safe hands, sometimes the damage caused by these unregistered, unqualified cowboys can be quite long term (or potentially permanent!) NZ currently requires no standards for anyone to… Read more »

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  • Don’t accept what the scales have to say

    If you’re tired of slogging away at the gym training, but not getting any of the results you hope for then training with NovaFit is something to seriously consider. There are many ways in which we can help.. 1. Take the guess work out of getting in shape When you train with NovaFit, you no… Read more »

  • Myth: “Machines are a safer way to exercise”

    Myth: “Machines are a safer way to exercise compared to free-weights, because it guides you in the correct technique” This is a common statement I hear time and time again. Understandably, working out with free-weights (barbells and dumbbells) can be a little daunting to the novice trainee – however when instructed on how to do… Read more »

  • Some common misconceptions or myths about health and fitness training and nutrition

    Now that we are well and truly into 2015, many of you have decided to put those new years resolutions into action and work towards a new, healthier and fitter you. However there can be some common misconceptions or myths about health and fitness training and nutrition. The following 7 myths are some of the… Read more »