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Winter 2018 News

Welcome, Everyone! It’s great to be over halfway through winter, it’s proving to be a great one for skiers and winter sports alike. We hope you’re staying fit and well and not struggling too much for motivation over these colder months. In this short newsletter we talk about our recent Gold Status – NZ Swim […]

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Healthy Lifestyle Tip – Fasting

Intermittent Fasting Is All the Rage—But Is It Healthy? The eating (or, not eating) trend is linked to various health benefits, but it’s more complicated than it seems. When you hear the word “fasting,” you probably think of gimmicky diets—and feeling “hangry.” But a growing body of research suggests that cycling super low-calorie days into […]

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Swim News Term 2 – 2018

Welcome everyone; Thanks swimmers and family for swimming with us through the start of the winter season, we are nearly halfway through the swim school year. All of us at Synergy hope you have had a great term and look forward to seeing you next term! We’ve got GOLD! Quality Swim School Awarded by Swimming […]

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The benefits of our Salt Water Pool.

Salt-water pools might conjure up visions of invigorating ocean swims, but they have little in common with the briny environment. All pools need treatment to sanitize the water. Health threats of pool water include bacteria, viruses and other contaminants that thrive and grow if unchecked. Many swimmers who suffer side effects from traditional chlorination systems […]

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Omega-3’s, Please.

Natures anti-inflammatory Fish oil is full of anti-inflammatory and artery-clearing omega-3 fatty acids that help protect your heart. Additionally, these fatty acids may also help fuel your metabolism. In a study, people whose diet included daily fish oil and exercised three days a week for 12 weeks lost a significant amount of weight and body […]

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Pre-season Core Training Plan

Prehabilitation – Why you should include Core Stability Training in Pre-Season. As an athlete chances are at some time you’ll incur an injury involving damage to, your back, groin, hamstrings or knee, often your physiotherapist or trainer will prescribe core stability exercises as part of your rehabilitation. Be prepared… Prehabilitation, historically pre season training programs […]

Swim News term 1 2018

Hi everyone; From all the instructors and other staff at Synergy we hope you have had a great term and have gotten back into the swing of the school terms smoothly after summer! As usual we would like to thank all our swimmers and their families for swimming with us. Download a .pdf of this […]

Swim Squad – Freestyle Lessons

ADULT SWIM SQUAD Starts April. ADULT SWIM SQUAD is for competent to – advanced adult swimmers. With no more than 3 -4 swimmers per lane the sessions focus on developing fitness and technique over the term. – Sessions on Thursdays 6:45 pm to 7:45 pm – 10 week block @ $249.00 NEW! FREESTYLE SWIM LESSONS. […]

Easter Hours – Reasons to eat Chocolate

We are closed Good Friday and opening Saturday, Sunday and Monday 8am to 4pm 3 GOOD REASONS TO EAT CHOCOLATE I’m sorry milk chocolate fans we’re talking Dark chocolate here! 1. It’s good for your heart. Chocolate comes from the cocoa plant, and cocoa is rich in compounds called flavonoids, which help protect your heart. […]

Staying fit over Christmas

Festive Season Fitness Guide Maintenance exercise routines One of the hardest things to do when your time is in short supply is to maintain an exercise routine. If you usually exercise a few times a week, the extra demands on your time can mean that something has to give. However, reduced training doesn’t mean that […]

Christmas 2017

Merry Christmas and thanks for a great 2017. It’s that time of year when people start talking about Christmas and the holiday season so we want to take a minute to, on behalf of all of us at Synergy, thank you for your making Synergy your gym of choice. We take pride in the service […]

Members Challenge – Tour de France

Need some extra motivation this winter? This month we are celebrating the Tour de France with our own indoor cycling challenge. It’s achievable for every one, free to enter, and most of all a lot of fun.   The challenge is 3 events – 2 stages ridden over 2 weeks culminating in a 14 km […]