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

Phone: 09-415 4657

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1 day ago

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🥇 INCREDIBLE RESULTS 🥇 from Harbour local, Ashton Reiser 🚣‍♂️, who recently received $1000 from the Hand Up Fund! He's definitley one to watch out for!

👇 Read why below...👇

"I've just raced at the Oceania and NZ Canoe Racing Championships this past weekend and it went better than I could've even dreamed! I took home 5 NZ and Oceania Titles including my first ever individual NZ title (in any age group or sport)! This included winning the triple 200m crown (All 3 200m events) and both K4 events (200m and 500m). I also managed to qualify for all 3 K1 individual A-finals for the first time ever (200m, 500m and 1000m) with 2 new personal best times!

I just want to say thank you so much to you and everyone else at North Harbour Sport for the Hand Up Fund that I received, I put this funding towards a brand new Nelo Sete K1 Kayak which is made in Portugal and has just been released in time for the Tokyo Olympics!"

Results:
🥇1st Open K1 200m (fastest kayaker in NZ)
🥇1st Open K2 200m
🥇1st Open K4 200m
🥇1st Open K4 500m
🥇1st U23 K1 200m
🥉3rd U23 K1 500m

Media releases:
www.canoeracing.org.nz/news/article/reiser-is-the-hattrick-hero

www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1075566/reiser-wins-trio-of-200m-golds-on-opening-day-of-icf-ocea...
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2 days ago

Harbour Sport

Join the fun and help volunteer for the 2019 Harcourts Cooper and Co. Shore to Shore

We are looking for keen and enthusiastic individuals to help run this great community event

Sign up here: buff.ly/2ROsUXP
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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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