Putting Your Pelvic Floor First – Workshop

Recently we collaborated with Dynamic Rehab physio and Pelvic Floor guru Danielle Lapointe to deliver a series of workshops highlighting the importance of looking after our pelvic floor muscles, and empowering participants, coaches and trainers to better understand this crucial muscle group.


If you missed out, watch the video below, and download the workshop notes.


Workshop notes – Participant workshop

Workshop notes – Instructor/coach workshop

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Putting Your Pelvic Floor First – Workshop

Putting Your Pelvic Floor First – Participant Workshop last night was a huge success, thanks to all that attended. If you missed out, here's the video! Brought to you by Total Body / Power Plate Authorised training Center, Dynamic Rehab Ltd and Sport Gisborne TairawhitiWant to view the slides while you watch?https://prezi.com/view/ksitRbxPogpBP7RJKGqE/

Posted by Sport Gisborne Tairawhiti on Tuesday, August 22, 2017

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SGT Dietitian Mary Hope weighs in on 9-6-4 and the holiday period

Last night Mary Hope from the Sport Gisborne Tairawhiti Active Health team provided a free clinic in partnership with Huringa Pai on how the 9-6-4 program can work through the festive season.

9-6-4 is a health choice based on recommendations from the World Health Organisation as to how much (added) sugar should be consumed within a day. This being 9 teaspoons for men, 6 for women and 4 for children. This health movement has a strong following within the Huringa Pai community and has changed the lives of many.

The clinic examined many popular alcoholic drinks and their sugar content, many of which came as a shock to those in attendance. Most RTD’s, beers and wines would cause someone to reach their daily sugar limit in a single serving. Combined with the often indulgent food choices made through the holiday period, Mary highlighted a need for mindfulness to maintain healthy diet and lifestyle choices through the holidays.


Mary’s key holiday recommendations:

  • Compensate for indulgent days by getting out and being active before or after
  • Abide by the ‘healthy plate model’ of half fruit/veg, quarter proteins and quarter starch/carbs
  • Look for opportunities to substitute healthy ingredients into your classic recipes i.e yoghurt for cream
  • When drinking alcohol, consume equal parts water throughout
  • Take advantage of the inexpensive fresh, local fruit and veg available during this time

Watch the full presentation here

Huringa Pai - Mary