Active for Life - Green Prescription

Be Physically Active, as part of Your Health Management. The Smart and Cost-effective way to Help you stay Healthy.
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Email: grx@harboursport.co.nz

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Join the Run for Fun program and get ready for the Harcourts Cooper & Co. Shore to Shore fun run!

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All abilities are welcome! We have beginner, intermediate, and advanced running programmes.

-Nutrition advice from our nutritionist!
-Individual training programmes!
-Advice on everything from what to expect for your first 5k to how to warm up and what shoes to wear!
-Reduced price $10 entrance fee to the shore to shore run!

Just fill in this form to sign up! goo.gl/forms/OhQE39gPIp2tFmcW2

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Motivating Adults to Keep Healthy and Active

What is Active for Life – Green Prescription?

The Active for Life programme is a free 3-month health and wellness programme delivered by Harbour Sport. It aims to increase physical activity and improve the nutrition of adults aged 18 years and over. Healthy Lifestyle Advisors provide individuals with support and motivation to become independently active with the ultimate goal to improve health. 

What does the service include?

  •  Face to Face healthy lifestyle consultations provided at Auckland Council Leisure Centres.
    • West Wave Pool and Leisure Centre, Henderson
    • Glenfield Pool and Leisure Centre
    • Stanmore Bay Pool and Leisure Centre
    • Albany Pool and Leisure Centre
  • GRx exercise classes are available at local Auckland Council Leisure Centre’s at a discounted rate while on the programme
  • Goal setting and nutrition advice
  • FREE Dietician consultations and nutrition seminars
  • Facebook support and events
  • Monthly follow-ups to support and motivate people to be independently active, eat healthily and live healthier lifestyle

WHAT’S HAPPENING IN YOUR AREA?

Great News!

A Fantastic New Class and Activity Timetable for the Rodney, North Shore and West Auckland areas.

This will be updated regularly, so remember to check back again soon!

Criteria

  • Aged ≥ 18 years
  • Geographical boundaries: North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere and Hibiscus Coast
  • Currently inactive (less than 2.5 hours per week)
  • Have a stable medical/ mental condition that could benefit from regular physical activity.
  • Are at risk of developing a medical condition due to a sedentary lifestyle
  • Ready to make changes to their lifestyle and consents to being referred

Referrals can be by the general practice team (doctor or practice nurse), or any other health professional.

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Objectives

The goals and objectives of Green Prescription are:

  • Encouraging sedentary adults to become independently active
  • Supporting improvements in nutrition
  • Promoting healthier lifestyle choices for adults in Waitakere, North Shore and Rodney regions

For more information please contact the Green Prescription Team on:

Email: grx@harboursport.co.nz

Phone: 09-415 4657

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