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  We're proud to once again be in partnership with the Hurricanes for the 2019 Season. The Full squad are issued with an array of BLACKROLL® gear comprising of: Standard Roller BALL08cm LOOP Bands RESISTANCE Bands Mini Head Physio Cam and the Strength & Conditioning team truly believe in the aid that rolling and manipulation plays in the players wellbeing, performance and recovery. The ability to breakdown the Fascia with the Blackroll tools could make the difference in 2019! German design and construction from upto 100% recycled materials means Blackroll® is not only fantastic for the players but also for...

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Another, 9th year, fantastic fundraising event in Havelock North! With over 750 competitors taking part in the Tainui Trail 3.5km or the Te Mata Peak Trail 12.8km. The Te Mata Trail run was won in a smoking hot time of 48:46 by Neil Macdonald, not bad considering the hot, dry conditions. Congratulations to all those who took part or supported, and it was fantastic to be able to offer some Blackroll gear to help a lucky spot prize winner recover:)

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Mini-bands and loop bands are a light, portable, travel-friendly tool that will transform and reshape your quads, glutes, and hamstrings, and if you've never tried a banded exercise, now's the time! You'll feel the difference adding the LOOPBAND can make with traditional lower-body exercises like squats, lunges, clamshells and glute bridges. Try these 5 "must try's", and reap the rewards! Try two sets of this challenging 5-minute routine! 1. The Side Pull Simply stand with the the band around your ankles. Lift one foot off the the floor. Extend your foot laterally, before returning to the starting position slowly. Perform 8...

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  BLACKROLL is perhaps best known for its effectiveness as a recovery and injury prevention tool. But your BLACKROLL is also a phenomenal way to increase train not only boosting your strength but your speed as well. Below you'll find a few of our favourite exercises to train your core, legs, upper body and hips. PLUS don't forget to download the free BLACKROLL APP by searching 'BLACKROLL' on the App Store or Google Play and program your training and recovery right in the palm of your hand! Download the Quick Guide Here

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If you have some lofty goals whether they're athletic, professional or personal, to achieve in 2018 BLACKROLL New Zealand's friend Lisa Tamati has mapped out a route to get you there!Lisa is an overachiever (although she'd be too humble to admit it) with a running career competing in some of the world's toughest endurance races.She chronicles her adventures throughout her running career in her two books, Running Hot and Running to Extremes. Lisa's journey started with a massive road block however: two broken vertebrae and two compressed discs following a cycling accident at the tender age of 21 that lead...

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