Local Govt | National News Video | Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Search

 


Blackmores Motivates Kiwis - A Little Less, A Little More

Blackmores Motivates Kiwis to
Get a Little Fitter, Lose a Little Weight, Have a Little Fun!

New Zealand’s obesity issue has plunged into the media once again this week following the release of worrying statistics from an international obesity study, published by medical journal The Lancet.

The research shows New Zealand’s rate of obesity is increasing at an alarming speed, with two thirds of adults classed as being obese or overweight. Surpassing Australia, New Zealand has been named as having the highest rate of obesity in Australasia, with 29% of adults and 9% of children obese.

Trusted health and well-being brand Blackmores is joining the crusade to reverse this trend by motivating New Zealander’s to make small, positive, healthy lifestyle changes with their campaign A Little Less, A Little More.

Introduced in 2013, the campaign is all about identifying and reducing habits that may be adverse to one’s health and well-being, and replacing them with realistic goals for positive change.

“People are bombarded by orders to overhaul their lifestyle, which can be overwhelming and ultimately lead to failure,” says Blackmores NZ Marketing Manager Lisa Munro. “A Little Less, A Little More is a simple approach to health and fitness, encouraging much smaller commitments that are more sustainable and much less intimidating.”

To further show their commitment to supporting Kiwis to lead active, healthy lifestyles, Blackmores have joined forces with Total Sport to encourage all levels and ages to get active and complete the Blackmores XTERRA Auckland Trail Run/Walk Series throughout June to September.

Located in stunning natural locations all within one hour’s drive of Auckland City, the courses and terrain, while challenging, are always achievable. And with four course lengths on offer, ranging from short (5-7km), mid (21-14km), long (17-20kim) to super long (21km+), there is an option for every fitness level.

The perfect opportunity for families to get outdoors and get active, the Blackmores XTERRA Auckland Trail Run/Walk Series, is a fun day out for all!

Blackmores XTERRA Auckland Trail Run/Walk Series event locations and dates:
• 8 June - Shakespear Regional Park
• 29 June - Woodhill Forest
• 20 July - DOME Valley
• 10 August - Waharau Regional Park
• 2 - 31 August - Riverhead Forest
• 21 September - Hunua Ranges

A Little Less, A Little More website link:
http://www.blackmoresnz.co.nz/littlelesslittlemore

Blackmores XTERRA Auckland Trail Run/Walk Series website link:
www.trailrun.co.nz

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines

 

Spy Update: Appointment Of GCSB Acting Director

GCSB Chief Legal Advisor Lisa Fong will become the Acting Director of the Government Communications Security Bureau (GCSB) from 15 February 2016, Minister Responsible for the GCSB Christopher Finlayson announced today. More>>

Protests Close Roads: TPP Signed In Auckland

“TPP was signed by Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, the United States and Viet Nam.” More>>

ALSO:

Emails Behind 'Diplomatic Immunity' Case: Whitehead Report Released

“As previously indicated the conclusions reached by Mr Whitehead’s investigation are not unexpected but they are very disappointing,” Mr Mccully says. “At the heart of the matter is a single email, along with procedural shortcomings, which gave Malaysian officials the impression it would be acceptable for Mr Rizalman to return to Malaysia." More>>

ALSO:

Gordon Campbell: On The Treaty/TPP Overlap, And Iowa

The fears about the ISDS provisions in the Trans Pacific Partnership deal are well-founded. The reality is that there is a sharp uptick in the occurrence of ISDS litigation in developed countries, and even the right wing likes of The Economist have been souring on the process for some time. More>>

ALSO:

Christchurch Red Zone Offers: Fresh High Court Proceedings

Grant Cameron, Solicitor for the Quake Outcasts said “the action seeks judicial review of the Crown’s recent decision to make a fresh offer to purchase properties from uninsured property owners in red zones. More>>

ALSO:

PM's Post-Cabinet Press Conference: Waitangi And TPP

Prime Minister John Key on Tuesday said his office has received an invitation for him to visit the Lower Marae on Waitangi Day, but was waiting for a meeting of the Te Tii Marae Trustees. More>>

ALSO:

Flagged: 'Wrong Colour' Bridge Flag To Change

NZ First: Only 13 days after National trumpeted its legally questionable flag on Auckland Harbour Bridge, it is now coming down because it is the wrong colour... “Mr Key’s latest flag fiasco is another waste of taxpayers' money. Given it is coming down, down is exactly the location where it should remain. More>>

ALSO:

School's In: Children Head Back To School

“Across the whole of this year we expect 61,820 five year olds will begin their primary schooling for the first time,” says the Ministry of Education head of sector enablement and support Katrina Casey. More>>

ALSO:

Dog & Lemon: FBI Disagrees With NZ Government Over Police Chases

Multiple studies, quoted by the FBI, show that once suspects realise they're no longer being chased; they tend to slow down to normal driving speeds and therefore become far less of a risk. The FBI report also categorically rejected the argument that abandoning police chases meant ‘giving in’ to offenders. More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 

LATEST HEADLINES

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Regional
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news