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About kiwiyogirunner

I'm a kiwi girl travelling the world and staying grounded through yoga and running! Come hang out and be besties with me while I attempt to navigate my crazy life :) For more details check out my About page!

The one with summer in NZ and playground workouts

Summer in NZ. It’s pretty great. While the Australian summer goes on for a good four months longer than it really needs to (and definitely goes up a good 15 degrees Celsius more than it needs to), the NZ summer is balmy … Continue reading

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The one after the awkward Amish-type interlude

Aka that time I awkwardly dropped off the face of the (blog) planet for a few months. …My bad. I could give some really detailed and complex excuses but in a nutshell there was a broken computer phase, a dodgy-internet … Continue reading

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The one with stepper stomping and daily steps

Meet my new favourite workout phenomenon. She isn’t too fancy. She’s unassuming. But she sure gets the job done. Oh yeah and she cost $1.50. Isn’t she glorious? Best $1.50 I ever spent. I got her off trademe (the NZ … Continue reading

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The one where we talk about the weekend again because it is my favourite and now I get one every week?!

So over the last two years I have basically not done the whole weekend thing, and certainly never on the actual weekend (does that make sense?). Turns out doing your masters actually takes quite a lot of study (YA, my … Continue reading

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The one with my thoughts on “good form”

I feel like people freak out about “good form” all the time. And yeah, there is a reason for it- bad form = injuries = sad endorphin-less people. But honestly sometimes I really think you just have to start with … Continue reading

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The one where we live inside a volcano now

Living inside a volcano is cool. Not literally, obviously. Literally it actually has a lot of hot bubbling mud spots and steams quite a bit. It it also smells pretty interesting TBH 😉 (the Sulfur makes it smell like rotten eggs…YA) BUT it is … Continue reading

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The one with a weekend in Waihi

Even though living in a backpacker hostel for 5 weeks is so much fun because we get to be sociable at all hours of the day and night and I have my work clothes hung really nicely off the towel … Continue reading

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The one with hostel HIIT

So who doesn’t love a good HIIT? For anyone who has yet to experience the pain/glory of HIIT, that’s High Intensity Interval Training. And ya, it’s intense. The three main reasons I love me a good sweatylicious HIIT sesh: 1)      … Continue reading

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The one with options for when it’s less than ideal

Sometimes that little voice in my head starts getting obnoxiously loud. You know the one (hopefully, otherwise this will be awkward). It finds the factor that makes my workout situation less than ideal and then uses it to convince my … Continue reading

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The one with that feeling of coming back from a run already excited for the next run, and ROTO-VEGAS.

Best feeling ever: Today I woke up and ran before my brain knew what I was doing and cruised the entire time to Destiny’s Child. Because I was half asleep for the entire run it went really fast and when … Continue reading

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