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Nanette's story with Women's Fitness Adventures

After some major health scares, I always make time for fitness.

I had been retired for about 4 years and my sister had just died from cancer.  I started to think about my own mortality.  I felt my life wasn’t going anywhere, I had no purpose or goals.  Our children had left the nest long ago and even our grandchildren who we love dearly were not part …

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Sue Richards story

Sue was trying hard to put the pieces of her new life together

I was trying hard to pick up the pieces and to fit into the new shape of my life after my husband had passed away. I wasn’t doing anything wrong in my life but rather I was continuing to do the same things as I had been doing when I was part of a couple. …

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Linda's summit hike

How forming new social circles ensures fitness is no longer a chore

I have always been active but had reached a stage where fitness was a chore, repetitive and there was nothing at the end of it to keep me interested. Around three and a half years ago I returned from an overseas break which included lots of walking and was keen to continue. The thing that …

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Susan and Women's Fitness Adventures

“It’s worth putting in the time for me, because it improves my overall wellbeing and makes me better to be around”

It was time to do something for me.   Life was and is busy.  Family, friends and work took up lots of time plus a bit of gym and lots of walking. It was all crammed in. I love walking and being outdoors I thought being part of Women’s Fitness Adventures would be a good …

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Margaret with Women's Fitness Adventures

With retirement on the way, Margaret went looking for “that something”.

I was coming up to a big change in life – retirement. I decided to look for something to be part of now that I would have more free time. I didn’t want to only be around the house all the time (although I often wished for this when I had busy days at work). …

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Diana Women's Fitness Adventures

After a major health scare, Diana knew she had a choice to make

As a teen and in my early 20’s I always had a sense of adventure. Hitchhiking around NZ with a bit of fruit picking here and there along the way to support my travel. I loved life, set goals, had fun and laughed a lot! I refer to this time as when I had “my …

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