Things To Do
Crush The Kilometres And Help Make A Difference This World Ocean Day

You’ve got Azalea Banks’ 212 blasting through your headphones, you’ve just clocked your fastest km to date, and…

Fitness
12 Of The Best Workout Playlists On Spotify

Call it your internal cheerleader, your wingman, your metaphorical better half; when it comes to a solid sweat session at the gym or on the…

Local Escapes
19 Stunning Walks In Auckland To Take At Least Once

Walking is one of the best ways to make the most of the City of Sails. It gets you moving, raises your heart rate, and there are some…

Fitness
12 Of The Best Health And Fitness Apps To Download Now

If you would have told us 20 years ago we’d be using a mobile phone to exercise, we wouldn’t have believed you. But alas, some…

Things To Do
10 Of The Best Mini-Golf Courses In Auckland For You To Smash A Hole In One At In 2022

Although we may have reluctantly come to terms with the fact that we don’t possess the golfing prowess of Lydia Ko or Rory McIlroy, it…

Fitness
We Tried EMS Training For A Month And This Is What Happened

If you’re anything like me, finding the motivation to bust your butt at the gym is not high on the priority list. Between working,…

Local Escapes
Auckland’s Best Beaches To Explore In 2022

One of the best things about Auckland is the fact that writing a list of the best beaches within a region is absolutely possible. We tend to…

Health & Beauty
7 Epic Online Yoga Classes To Get Bendy At Home With

Whether you’re a seasoned yogi or a beginner student—or the mere thought of the lotus position has got you scratching your…

Local Escapes
The Best Parks In Auckland You Need To Explore In 2022, According To Local Rangers

If the pandemic years have taught us anything it’s that wide, open spaces are to be prized and cherished above all else and here in…

Local Escapes
Mount Taranaki | Everything You Need To Know Before Tackling The Summit

A freestanding and almost symmetrical mountain standing at 2518 metres above sea level, Mount Taranaki is awe-inspiring. The dormant…

Style & Design
25 Rad Things Under $25 To Get You Through Home Isolation

Oh, home isolation. So much free time, so little motivation. As the country faces the Omicron peak, the task of spending ten days at home…

Fitness
The Best Pilates Studios In Auckland And Where To Find Them

There is a misconception that Pilates is an easy-going style of workout that doesn't require the same strength and effort as traditional…

Local Escapes
8 Epic Auckland Waterfalls You Can Actually Visit

While TLC told us not to, sometimes it’s good to venture away from the rivers and lakes that you’re used to. Lucky for us, there…

Local Escapes
Rotoroa Island | 12 Magical Things To Do At The Hauraki Gulf’s Newest Wildlife Sanctuary

If you haven’t heard of Rotoroa Island, you better catch up, stat, because you’re definitely missing out. The newest wildlife…

Things To Do
6 Of The Prettiest Flower Walks You Can Do In Auckland At Level 3

Now Aucklanders are permitted to spend more time outdoors recreationally it's the perfect time to head outdoors for a…

Fitness
11 At Home Workouts From Top Local Personal Trainers To Try This Lockdown

As we settle into the new normal of snap lockdowns, more than a handful of us will be missing our trips to the gym and may also be…

Fitness
12 of The Best Running Tracks In Wellington

Keeping moving and getting outdoors are essential parts of staying healthy both in and out of the Covid-19 lockdown. With so…

Fitness
The Best Running Tracks Around Auckland To Help You Clear Your Head

There’s nothing like a run in the sunshine to get you out of the house when you start feeling a little cooped up. So why not reset…

Fitness
The 10 Best Volcanoes In Auckland To Climb

If you’re anything like us, your resolution to get fit may seem like an uphill battle—literally. But here in the City of Sails,…

Christchurch
The Best Workouts In Christchurch To Pit Yourself Against

There’s nothing better than that post-workout glow, especially from a workout that’s really kicked ass. Keep your sessions fresh…

What's On
A Pop-Up Ice Rink Has Just Opened Right By Takapuna Beach

The nights are drawing in and there’s a chill in the air, so what better time than to check out this epic new pop-up ice rink right by…

Things To Do
Explore 10 Epic Movie Locations You Had No Idea Were Filmed In Auckland

Auckland is home to countless big screen productions. While many of them are filmed in secure lots away from prying eyes, there are a number…

New Zealand
Grab Your Carabiners, Here’s Where To Find New Zealand’s Best Canyoning Spots

If you’re on constant lookout for new adventure and enjoy a healthy dose of adrenaline in your bloodstream, then canyoning is a…

Fitness
Take A Dip In One Of Auckland’s Best Swimming Pools

Summer has officially started which pretty much means three things: ice cream, cocktails and swimming. While we’ve covered off the…

Wellness
Get Your Zen On With Auckland’s Best Yoga Studios

Did you know that the art of yoga has been around for over 5,000 years? As the importance of looking after health and wellbeing continues to…

Wellington
8 Of The Best Walks And Hikes In Wellington To Challenge Your Fitness

Wellington is a notoriously hilly city. Many daily commuters and students tackle steep inclines along their route to work and university.…

News
Try This Epic Coastal Track In The Waitakere Ranges This Weekend

Picture this—you put your phone on airplane mode, grab your shoes and backpack and head out to the wild to explore the lush ranges. Is…

Things To Do
Dive Into 6 Of The Best Places To Go Snorkeling Around Auckland

Is The Little Mermaid your homegirl? Do you have dreams of befriending a flounder and brushing your hair with a fork? Well, Ariel, do we…

Local Escapes
Take A Dip At 12 Of The Best City Beaches In Auckland

While it’s AMAAZING to get out of Auckland for a roadie, we also know that sometimes you’ve just gotta (or wanna) stay in town.…

News
Dust Off Your Skates, A 70’s Themed Roller Disco Is Coming To Auckland

Though roller skating has been on an upward trajectory for a while now, it’s really come back in a big way this year. There’s…

Fitness
12 Of Auckland’s Best Skate Parks That You Need To Drop In At, Stat

Skating is more than a sport. It’s an expression of self. An exercise. A hobby. And most of all, a lifestyle. Once you’ve tried…

Fitness
Chalk Up Your Hands, Here’s 5 Of The Best Indoor Rock Climbing Gyms In Auckland

Who says you can't work out and have fun? If you are looking for a workout that combines strength training, agility, stability,…

Local Escapes
Get Your Heart Pumping With 5 Mountainous Adventures To Take This Weekend

Us Aucklanders love lacing up our hiking shoes and climbing things. And, let’s be honest, it’d be rude not to in a country as…

Fitness
The 6 Best Places You Can Learn To Surf In And Around Auckland

Surfers are instantly cool, firstly because they can surf, but also because they have constant beach hair, sun kissed skin and look good in…

News
Dig Out That Gym Gear And Train For Free All This Week Across NZ

Round up your exercise crew because our friends over at Snap fitness are throwing open their doors this week to let you work up a sweat for…

Sustainability
Hit The Road With The 8 Best Bike Stores That Deliver In Auckland

Ah the humble bicycle—getting us around and looking after our health since time immemorial. If you spent lockdown enviously eyeing…

Fitness
Dive Into Auckland’s 10 Best Indoor Swimming Pools

Winter has arrived but that doesn’t mean you can’t get some H2O action. You may have to forego the salty seas for some…

Fitness
8 Of The Best Free Outdoor Gyms in Auckland So You Can Keep Your Coin

If you're looking for a cheap—and in most cases free—way to keep your fitness levels up now that restrictions have eased,…

Fitness
Forget The Crowds At Auckland’s 6 Best Boutique Gyms

Coming down the alert-level ladder, a roadblock for many people wanting to head to the gym are crowds and lack of space. If you’re on…

Fitness
Runners On, Here’s Everything You Need To Know About Mindful Running

Alongside our love for runny poached eggs, Australians love to run. We’re running and jogging more than we were a decade ago, with…

Fitness
Float Your Boat With The 6 Best Kayaking Spots Around Auckland

So you want to be one with the ocean but you’re a) not into standing up for hours and b) not the best of swimmers? Well, Listers,…

Local Escapes
The 10 Best New Zealand Walks You Need To Try

As we gradually come out of lockdown, we just can't stop thinking about all those bucket-list walks that have been on our to-do list…

Tauranga
9 Of The Best Running Tracks In Tauranga And The Mount To Help You Work Up A Sweat

Running—you either love it, or you don’t. Regardless of where you fall on the spectrum, we know running and exercise in general…

Fitness
6 Of Hamilton’s Best Running Tracks To Keep Your Endorphins Flowing

We all know that moving your body and breathing in fresh air is good for your soul—especially when times are tough. A run helps to get…

Fitness
The 6 Best Running Tracks In Nelson To Help You Smash Your Fitness Goals

We all know that getting out to stretch the legs and breathe in fresh air is good for the soul, especially when times are tough. If running…

Fitness
8 Of Dunedin’s Best Running Tracks To Keep Your Endorphins Flowing

Getting out and pushing play is a great way to make lockdown life move along a little faster, and with so many beautiful tracks and…

Fitness
Put Your Best Foot Forward With These Online Dance Classes

Whether you’ve got the coordination of a baby giraffe or you’re a dancer from way back, lockdown is the perfect time to try your…

Fitness
Grab Your Gear, Here Are 9 Of The Best Running Tracks In Christchurch

Staying active during self-isolation is pretty important for our mental and physical well-being. There’s nothing quite like a run to…

Fitness
6 Essential Yoga Poses To Get You Through The Day While Working From Home

Unless you're a permanent work-from-homer or a professional gamer, your current home office desk set up is probably not the…

Fitness
Lace Up Your Sneakers, Here Are 9 Of The Best Running Tracks In Queenstown

Whether you’re in self-isolation, putting physical distancing into practice or need something to take your mind off things, you…

Fitness
Get Fit In Your Living Room With These Killer YouTube Workouts

Whether you're in self-imposed quarantine or you just don't fancy sharing sweaty equipment with a stranger, hitting the gym may not…

Things To Do
Grab Your Board, Here Are The Best Stand Up Paddle Boarding Spots In Auckland

Thanks to paddle boarding, you can get amongst water sports without getting your hair wet. That is, of course, if all goes according to plan…

Things To Do
Grab Your Board, Here Are The Best Stand Up Paddle Boarding Spots In Auckland

Thanks to paddle boarding, you can get amongst water sports without getting your hair wet. That is, of course, if all goes according to plan…

New Zealand
Auckland Waterfalls You Can Actually Visit

While TLC told us not to, sometimes it’s good to venture away from the rivers and lakes that you’re used to. Lucky for us, there…

Christchurch
Work Up A Sweat On The 6 Best Walks In Christchurch

Everyone who’s anyone knows New Zealand will deliver when it comes to walking tracks and the heart of Canterbury is certainly no…

Fitness
12 Stunning Auckland Walks To Take At Least Once

We're blessed to live in such a beautiful city. While it’s easy to get caught up in a busy life, we forget there’s a…

Fitness
Smash Your Fitness Goals With Auckland’s Best Lunch Hour Workouts

If the idea of setting your alarm for a ungodly hour pre-6am spins induces a frenzied panic, and after work hours are dedicated to those…

Cafes
Pick Of The Precinct | Newmarket

Newmarket, you’ve got it going onnn. There’s no shortage of things to see and do in this happening suburb. Whether you’re…

Fitness
Auckland Beach Walks To Blow Your Mind

Auckland has a beach for everything. Whether you prefer to sit on the sand and chow down on chippies, a snorkel in a bay to look for Nemo,…

Fitness
Smash Your Fitness Goals With The 11 Best Workouts in Wellington

When it comes to working out, lucky Wellingtonians have it good—there are so many options to get the body moving in the capital.…

Wellness
Heat Up At One Of Auckland’s Best Hot Yoga Studios

Feeling enticed by the neverending benefits of yoga, but not quite sure how to transition from a high-intensity HIIT workout to a slow,…

Hamilton
Lace Up, We’ve Found 9 Of The Best Walks And Hikes In And Around Hamilton

Lacing up your walking shoes is one of the best ways to explore Hamilton and the Mighty Waikato. The region features an abundance of…

Fitness
Get Your Sweat On, Here’s Auckland’s Best Workouts

Whether you’re #shreddingforsummer, looking for the hottest new workout trend, or are a weekend warrior needing a new challenge,…

Things To Do
Zen Out With The Fishes At This Underwater Yoga Class

Just when you thought yoga classes couldn’t get any more zen, we’ve gone and found a yoga class under the sea. Now, in case…

Fashion
Here’s Where To Find The 11 Best Luxury Activewear Stores In Auckland

Ahhh, remember the days when activewear was restricted to the gym or the studio? How did we get along? Thank God for the athleisure…

Fitness
Have A Desk Job? Here’s How To Sneak More Exercise Into Your Day

Some people say they like working out in the morning so they start their day on a high while some people prefer working out in the evening…

Fitness
Get Zen With A Sky-High Yoga Class

When we announced that Sky City had laid on two unmissable yoga classes 186 meters above the CBD, the events sold out within a matter…

Things To Do
Raise Your Yoga Game To A Whole New Level

We’ve done yoga at the gym, on the beach, and even under the sea.. what’s next we hear you ask. How about yoga in the sky? Yes,…

New Zealand
6 Of The Best Urban Walks In Auckland

Us Aucklanders love a good walk. Whether it’s beach walks or flower walks, we can’t resist the pull of the fresh air,…

Fashion
Here’s Your First Look At Nike’s Fastest Sneaker Ever

Nike’s iconic marathon shoe has copped a scientific, athlete-approved upgrade and is said to actually make you run, on…

Fitness
Here Are The Best Marathons To Run In New Zealand

While many people don’t understand the sport that is marathon running, the runners themselves will tell you that the thrill and…

Fitness
Auckland’s Best Group Fitness Classes To Try Now

Teamwork makes the dream work and smashing fitness goals is no exception to this. There’s no better place to get cracking on your…

Fitness
Smash Your Fitness Goals With 10 Fitness Classes In Auckland To Try Now

With a variety of unique and exciting options on the Auckland workout scene, we’ve rounded up ten of the very best fitness classes to…

Wellness
Unmissable Wellness Festivals Around The World

Held in jaw-dropping locations all around the world, wellness festivals bring together like-minded people, promoting holistic, mindful…

Fitness
These Are The 10 2019 Fitness Trends To Get Around

Every year, the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) release the Worldwide Survey of Fitness Trends, a prioritised list of projected…

Fitness
Wheely Fun | Where To Cycle In Auckland

With a city full of motor-lovers, cyclists cop a fair bit of slack. But maybe they’re on to something—some of the best ways to…

Fitness
Everything You Need To Know About The Hottest Gym In The World Right Now

There’s a hot new facility in the fitness-sphere that’s pushing the boundaries to create a community of mentally-aligned fitspos…

What's On
Dog Yoga Exists And It’s Coming To Auckland!

How do you make your downward facing dog 147 times more fun? Let us tell you. Add a fluffy puppy and a class filled with like-minded,…

Fitness
Nightclub Gyms Are The New Fitness Trend You Need To Know About

Choosing between hitting the bar or sweating up a storm on the barre is a thing of the past thanks to nightclub-esque workout classes, the…

Fitness
This Hidden Studio Is Offering FREE Classes Every Thursday!

First, we had Junk-Free June, then Dry July and now we have something new to get us feeling like we’re living our best life. Get your…

Fitness
8 Fitness Apps To Motivate You This Winter

Let’s face it—it’s cold, it’s wet and we’ve all been working hard on that #winterbod. It’s easy to get…

Fitness
We Ran For The Oceans And Here’s What Happened

There’s not a lot that can get me out of bed before the sun’s up but somehow adidas have managed to do it not once, but twice…

Fitness
This Activewear Label Is Made From Recycled Fishing Nets

Unless you’ve been living in a bubble, you're probs aware that our planet is…well, look, we haven’t exactly been…

What's On
Psst! Lululemon Is Hosting FREE Yoga Tomorrow!

All right, we hope everyone has been practising their deep thinking and downward dogging because it’s that time of the year…

Fitness
Morning, Noon Or Night: When Is The Best Time To Run?

You’re too busy, it’s too cold, it’s too hot, it’s too dark, it’s raining—the list goes on. However,…

Fitness
9 Of The Best Fitness Apps For People Who Are Too Cheap To Pay For A Gym

These days, all it takes to turn your phone into a bona fide fitness coach is a double tap and swift download from the App Store. With the…

New Zealand
Auckland’s Best Parks 2018

There’s nothing more picturesque than a mid-morning coffee and pastry on a park bench. For the full whammy, add a dog-eared…

Fitness
20 Marathons Around The World That Are Worthy Of Your Bucket List

While it might seem crazy to some, lovers of running and masochists alike will travel great distances to run great distances. Like laughter,…

New Zealand
Where To Find Auckland’s Golden Frames

Whether you’re in Auckland for a visit or have been living here your whole life, we can almost guarantee that you have a photo of you…

New Zealand
Auckland Walks You Can Take Now That The Waitakere Ranges Have Closed

Everyone knows the spectacular beauty that is Auckland. And, this beauty is something that we all want to protect and never more so than…

Fitness
Auckland’s Best Hot Yoga Studios

While we know it’s not very enticing to get out of your oh-so-cosy bed in these sub-zero temps, the idea of heading to a hot yoga…

Fitness
9 Ways To Get Fit Without Joining A Gym

The crowds, the fees, all those mirrors…joining the gym can be an overwhelming experience for many. If you’ve tried to become a…

Fitness
Plogging Is The Latest Fitness Trend That’s Cleaning Up The Globe

The Scandi’s know a lifestyle trend or two—Hygge anyone?—and the latest emerging from the Nordic region promises not only…

Fitness
Auckland’s Best Places To Exercise And Get Fit

When it comes to getting fit in Auckland, locals are super-lucky because not only do we have plenty of spaces to exercise outdoors,…

Fitness
The 8 Best Recovery Hacks For Wannabe Athletes

These days it seems like everyone is training like an athlete, but most of us are missing a crucial (and maybe the best) piece of the…

Fitness
10 #Fitspo Health Nuts To Follow On Instagram RN

If we're going to spend five hours a day on our phone, we might as well spend a couple of those stalking some #fitspo bosses and…

Fitness
Fitness Classes To Try Before The End Of Summer

Summertime is upon us and that means making the most of every single opportunity to soak up the sunshine, vitamin D and fresh air and what…

Fitness
24 Reasons To Workout With Your Partner

Some days you just lack motivation at the gym. Nothing’s going right, you’re tired AF and your usual gym playlist just…

Hair & Beauty
Finally! It’s The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide To Essential Oils

Essential Oils are fast becoming THE most talked about subject, but why the heck is this you ask? What is so special about these…

New Zealand
Make A Splash Down This Secret Waterfall

Auckland has no shortage of waterfalls you can feast your eyes on. From Kitekite Falls in the West to Hunua Falls in the South, these…