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Whakatane based sports nutrition company Manuka Performance is proving a Hiit with the new local Whakatane F45 gym! Nick and Sarah from Whakatane F45 have been open for business and kicking butt for several weeks now - punters are all over it! The F stands for Functional training, a mix of circuit and Hiit style workouts geared towards everyday movement. 45 is the total amount of time for sweat-dripping, heart pumping fun! They have teamed up with Manuka Performance to provide members natural sports energy during and post workout.  Supporting local businesses is important, so it's great to be able...

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Dehydration and Workplace Safety New Zealand Are you keeping your employees and workers adequately hydrated, energized and safe? New Zealand summers can be unforgiving, long and hot. All New Zealand companies and businesses who work during these hot summer months must ensure their worker's safety. Especially around dehydration and fatigue due to heat exhaustion. Manuka Performance provides ideal energy and re-hydration products to help keep workers safe and well. Our LiquidFuel energy gels offer a natural, healthy alternative to help keep employees and workers hydrated and healthy in the heat and all year round. Made from natural Manuka Honey, they...

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Do energy gels really work? Of course they do; high performance athletes around the word rely on Sports Gels to give them a boost of energy to keep going when the going gets tough. Of course, there are many different brands of gels and some are better than others, but nearly all of them contain ingredients which are unnatural and are loaded with added or refined sugar. Lot's of people's preference comes down to taste and flavors, mainly because there is not much else to differentiate them from each other. Until now... Manuka Performance is a New Zealand Sports Nutrition Company...

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Is honey good for athletes? If you're using energy gels for sports, consider using honey instead. Honey provides athletes with excellent natural energy, much better for you than the refined, artificial sugars found in most common energy gels. But not all honeys are equal. According to a 2018 study published in the scientific journal, AIMS Microbiology, Manuka Honey is not only said to be an antibacterial and an antimicrobial, but it is also said to have immune boosting qualities that are unrivaled in other types of honey. Manuka Honey is only found in New Zealand, and now there is a Kiwi company famous for their Manuka...

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Which energy gel is best for running? High performance runners and elite athletes rely on energy gels to maintain peak performance during running. Gels contain high levels of carbohydrates which fuel the body in times of need. There are many different types of gels, nearly all  of them contain carbohydrates in the form of maltodextrin, refined sugar. Many common gels on the market also contain other artificial ingredients, preservatives, colours and flavours.  While the energy provided from these gels is good and does the trick, it's not that good for your body. Many runners complain about upset stomachs and the...

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