New content added this month:
- New awareness campaigns and dates section to feature events such as Sit Less September.
- Events happening in September and October such as the Hellers Pegasus Fun Run.
- Upcoming training workshops from Active Canterbury and other providers.
- The latest Active Canterbury Network Newsletter (September/October 2017).
Active Canterbury on Facebook has the latest local events and happenings on physical activity.
Here are some snippets on the latest physical activity research or news that we found interesting.
A new study has found that short bursts of intensive exercise boosts children’s brain power and has benefits for children with learning difficulties or conditions such as autism.
A revamped Swimsmart Membership allows kids to swim for free at all Christchurch City Council pools outside of their booked lesson to give them the best opportunity to practise their skills.
Mind-body practices such as yoga have been around for a long time. In recent years yoga has become more accepted in the mainstream, with exercise options in this area increasing.
The Active Canterbury Newsletter is produced bi-monthly and aims to keep local physical activity providers informed. It has a focus on latest physical activity research, upcoming education and training opportunities, key events and tips on how to practically apply research and industry tools.
View the latest newsletter: AC Network Newsletter September-October 2017