20 Weeks is supported by lots of great people. Together they have helped us give away over $70,000 in prizes and provided invaluable support for entrants, trainers and us organizers each series. You’ll find many of them listed below as well as some of the offers they have going for our entrants, more of which you’ll find out about during the 20 Weeks.
Pretty and Pampering
- Skin Care/Beauticians/Perfume
- Image Consultants
- NLP experts, therapists and performance coaches
- Podiatrists, Physiotherapists.Massage Therapists & other experts
- Clothes, shoes, bras, fitness equipment
- Fitness facilities
- Other activities, dancing, hula, self defence, climbing, triathlons
- Radio stations we love
For the Fun of It
WIN Diamonds! Apart from making our unique You Rock Awards each year, Diamond Mine make beautiful, handcrafted, one off jewelry pieces. Raved about for their caring service, meticulous detail and exceptional value, this year we are giving away another 2 of their diamonds.Email: email@example.com
Phone: 03 379 9613
FREE session for all entrants. Jan and Maree from nWow! help people break bad habits, crush cravings and generally get on with enjoying life. Regular contributors to our weekly newsletters Jan and Maree have produced a series of short podcasts for our entrants as well. Entrants often acknowledge nWow! for helping entrants achieve results in unexpectedly short time periods. “ After just one session I had given up the chocolate biscuits and I’ve never gone back” says Sarah.Website: www.nwow.co.nz
Mike’s “Keys to Success” workshop has been done by heaps of entrants who have positively raved about it, ‘if you’d like to rapidly move your life forward on any level, you’ve got to do this course” says previous entrant Kate.
All Mike’s courses come with a 100% risk free guarantee. He offers a 10% discount on “Keys To Success” to all entrants and each year puts up close to $1000 in prizes.Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone: 03 329 4249
Wellington: (Master Practitioner, Member of NZANLP). Transformational one-on-one personal coaching using NLP, Ericksonian hypnosis, line of time therapy and other remarkable solution-focused methods. Every coaching session with Julie has positive personal change as a goal, and the cumulative effects of personal coaching sessions include clearing personal roadblocks be they emotional or behavioural – and gaining more control over your thoughts, habits, health, and future!
Free 1-1 consultation. Kris Tynan of Lighten Up in Christchurch helps people to overcome barriers to changing your life for the better. Kris is an expert in both fitness and habit change and is in an international presenter in these areas.Email: email@example.com
FREE Tips: Lauren is a Personal Coach & Wellness Expert based in Palmerston North. Her company Pure Health & Well-being, delivers a range of wellness services including one on one coaching, seminars/presentations and well-being retreats.Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone: 021 348 661
In Palmerston North you can head to XALT for qualified treatment, rehabilitation and prevention for the Body including muscoskeletal health, range of motion movement, systemic health support and enhanced sports performance strategies.Location: 23 Morris Street, Palmerston North
Phone: 06 356 1494or 0800 GETTLC Website: www.xalt.co.nz.
FREE Equipment Hire: As an entrant you’ll be able to hire any of the following home use equipment: – treadmills, bikes, rowers, vibration plates, cross-trainers, ellipticals or steppers and you’ll receive three months hire for the price of two. Just email email@example.com for your voucher.Website: www.elitefitness.co.nz
Phone: 0800 2 438 348
With the great XLR8 products you can train hard, make lifestyle changes and best of all look and feel great. XLR8 equipment is easy to use, portable and functional!
The XLR8 range is stacked full of quality products designed to meet the needs of individual fitness enthusiasts. Their range is driven by our countries unique strength and passion for sport, fitness and physical activity.Website: www.xlr8.co.nz
Phone: +64 3 343 4053
From its beginnings in a Christchurch family garage, Macpac has developed into one of the world’s most trusted manufacturers of top quality outdoor equipment and clothing which is why we’ve named our Adventurers Category after firstname.lastname@example.org
Location: Nationwide and Australia
Phone: 0800 622 722
LUVFIT WORKOUT WEAR showcases high quality, boutique fitness brands from around the globe. Their goal is to change lives and to support the Health and Fitness Industry in Australia and New Zealand. They know the importance of great training gear and how much it helps motivate us to live an active, healthy life.
They want you to feel completely confident when shopping online with them so if it doesn’t fit, suit your figure, or didn’t turn out to be what you were looking for – you have 14 days to return your order for a full refund, credit note or exchange.Website: www.luvfit.co.nz
Here’s Aron (right) and I (left) in our first Catch Fitness $10 t-shirts in a pool, in Perth. 100 of these shirts just flew out the door! ESP did such an awesome job that we still use them, even though they are based in Australia.
If you too are keen to use this reliable overseas supplier check out their product line at http://espapparel.com.au/
Frontrunner offer expert advise and great shoes at a good price. We’ve used them for over 15 years and when we last asked, over 30% of our entrants also did!Website: http://www.thefrontrunner.co.nz
Developed in Germany by a midwife specialising in pelvic floor education, SmartBalls can be used by women of all ages, and for many, the benefits can be life changing. Sue, the owner of Buzz Club is an avid 20 weeks fan being an entrant herself.Website: www.buzzclub.com
50% off: Show Stopper Wristlets strap to your arm and are perfect for personal trainers, runners and those going out dancing all night! Able to hold a phone, credit cards and keys they come in a sport and glamorous versions.
All 20 week entrants are entitled to 50% off a Surf or Sports Showstopper just email us for your voucher.Website: www.goingdancing.com.au. Facebook page: For regular amazing deals on the rest of their goodies
10% off: The Enell Sport Bra is Oprah’s favourite sports bra and made her ‘O List’ as ‘one of the few things I think are just great’ and comes to us as highly recommended by Personal Trainer Claudia Disney and her clients at Basic Orange Studio.Website: www.sportsupport.co.nz Email: email@example.com
If a gym works for you then they works for us.
Many gyms have been involved in this competition but we’d like to say a special thanks to Palmerston North, Massey Recreation Centre, City Fitness and Snap Fitness who have been super generous in supporting our Classic Hit entrants.
If you are looking for a gym to use look for the REPs sign (are they a registered facility) and ask if you can try them out for a week. Little things can make a big difference to whether you get the most of a membership and you don’t always see them on a quick tour.
Fit 4 Business is based on a culture of full commitment and attaining goals through the development of positive beliefs and habits for greater results in both business and personal well-being.
To date Bryce has built 4 successful companies. He received international recognition when one of his companies, Beaver Trees and Landscaping, won the 2011 Business Excellence Award for Best Overall Company under 50 employees.
Website: Fit 4 Business.
Powergirl, elite endurance athlete Emily Miazga, has a Master’s degree in Nutrition and is a 3 x winner of the Speight’s Coast to Coast Longest Day. Her tasty, nutritious Cookies and Bars are made with all natural, quality ingredients, perfect for kids, athletes, busy parents, people on the go and health nuts!Website: www.powercookies.com.
WIN COFFEES: The Coffee Guy has been delivering piping hot, delicious espresso direct to customers since June 2005. They keep the coffee, and the smiles, coming for workers and commuters all over NZ and are the perfect people to call if you want coffee at your next event. Each series Christine organises a bunch of coffees for one of our lucky entrants, thanks heaps Christine.Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
WIN A 4 WEEKSUPPORT Package at the start of 20 Weeks: Owned by Catherine Sissons – PGDip Sports Med, BSc Human Nutrition, Nova offers nationwide support, for personal trainers and their clients, coaches, professional athletes and busy corporates.
Entrants will be able to win a 4 week $99 package of advice and food plans.Website: www.novanutrition.co.nz .
50% OFF E-BOOKS: Dr Nick Kimber’s NutriFit programme will help you implement 5 simple and powerful eating strategies that will rapidly transform the way you eat and your ability to achieve any nutrition related goal you desire.
The Fitness Life Magazine, Fitness New Zealand Personal Trainer of 2012 and her clients agreed that the tools that the NutriFit workshops imparted to them was a positive turning point for them.
NutriFit’s “Are You Ready?” eBook is free, just head to the NutriFit site and register to get your copy. As an entrant you can also order Nick’s e-books at these great prices. “Nutrition Success” and “Active Nutrition” eBooks normally retail at $30 per book but as a Catch Competitor you can pick them up at 50% off, just email Catch Fitness for your voucher.Website: www.nutrifit.co.nz
The dedicated HORLEYS staff do an awesome job with supporting individuals, events and the health and fitness industry as a whole. They also produce some of our most loved products like ‘Replace Hydration’ and the ‘Sculpt’ range.
Horleys sponsor of the Overall Body Shape Change Category, providing lots of fab prizes at the end of 20 Weeks. We steal great information from their site and encourage entrants to enter the Sculpt 6km.Website: www.horleys.co.nz Facebook: Horleys, Sculpt
FIRST 50 SIGN UPS TO 20 WEEKS GET 1 MONTH FREE: Winners of the Fitness Life Contribution to the Community Award in 2009, the team at Somebody.co.nz want to see you succeed with your weight management goals, that’s why they won’t tell you what, when or how to eat! With thousands of foods and hundreds of exercises right at your fingertips..you can take control with these members-only nutritional tools and see just how easy it is!Website:www.somebody.co.nz
3 FREE VIDEOS FOR IBS SUFFERERS: Clarice has over 15 years experience as dietitian both in the United Kingdom as Gastroenterology and Surgical Dietitian at University College London Hospital and the Royal Sussex County Hospital and in Christchurch New Zealand at Christchurch Hospital and the Oxford Clinic. She has helped thousands of people to free themselves of troubling and debilitating symptoms and improve their energy, vitality and wellbeing.
She is also founder of the NZ Dietitians Gastroenterology Interest Group and is widely regarded as an expert in her field of dietary treatment for digestive health, gastrointestinal surgery, polycystic ovarian syndrome, endometriosis and identifying and treating food intolerance.Websites: www.claricehebblethwaite.com and www.irritablebowelsyndromeibsdiet.com
FREE CONSULT: Nick Ling (NZRD, BCApSc, PG Dip Diet, ISAK level 1 anthropometrist: A clinical and sports dietitian for 7 years now Nick now specialises in sports nutrition for performance and weight management especially when dealing with food intolerances, diabetes, coeliac disease, high blood pressure or high cholesterol.
Palmerston North Only. Commit to 9 fortnightly follow ups ($25) during the 20 weeks and get your initial consultation FREE (worth $90) which includes nutrition plan, health assessment, meal structure and recipes. Check out Jolene Swart’s testimonial on his website who lost over 30kg on the 30 week challenge in 2010! S
The innovative makers of Squasages and Winner of the 2011 Healthy Food Awards for Best Convenience Meal their super yummy products come with no added colour, salt or preservative, are gluten and allergen free and take only 6 minutes to cook from frozen.Check out their website for details and competitions . Well worth a look at if you are a health conscious, busy, 2013 entrant.Website: www.ariafarm.co.nz
With over 30 years experience the team at Hardys in Palmerston North specialise in assisting customers to make informed choices.
- Sales consultants in Palmerston North include trained nurses
- Hardys provides specialist naturopathic and medical herbalist services. Naturopathic Clinics are held two-weekly by staff naturopath Gay-Lynn Mokrzecki, Adv Dip Hsc ( Nat), BSc, Pract Herb Med, Member NZAMH
- Free shipping on NZ orders made throught the Palmerston North store and over $50. Track and trace and insurance cover is provided on all orders
Phone: (06) 356 7860
Natracare products are chemical and additive free, biodegradable, and contain only organic and natural ingredients sourced from sound ecologically managed producers. Natracare produce organic cotton tampons, wipes and natural pads.Website: http://www.natracare.co.nz
25% off: Cocoon yourself in beautiful scent with these all natural New Zealand perfumes. A divine range at prices to suit all and available nationwide via their website. Check out the unique story of this great little company at http://hedonistaperfumery.com
Exclusively for 20 Week Entrants – 25% off single note 45ml Hedonista Pure Botanical Fragrances.Website: www.hedonistaperfumery.com Email: email@example.com
An awesome range of tried and tested natural products. Our favorites include their Tea Tree Oil deodorant and their chewing sticks, which make for a great health alternative to breath freshening gums since you can chew on them to release their anti-bacterial qualities.
Check out all their products, enter the competitions and order whatever you want online here.
Christchurch: WIN A MAKEUP SITTING VOUCHERS
Marie English comes with over 10 years experience in bridal, formal, and photographic makeup and now even has her own MBM makeup range. For special occasion makeup 20 Week entrants pay just $45 instead of $60, just email Catch Fitness for your voucher.
To stay update with Marie’s make-overs and great deals check out her Facebook page
Janet Rowe Makeup
The art of make-up is Janet’s passion, to empower women of all ages to feel confident and look gorgeous!
A freelance mobile Makeup Artist she says ‘I pride myself on using premium products to ensure a long-lasting and flawless finish. Being a perfectionist, attention to detail is a natural attribute. I thrive on enhancing a person’s natural beauty to create that perfect look, whether it’s for a Wedding, Beauty Pageant, Ball, Photo-shoot, Special Event or Makeover.’Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 027 4280702
Looking for quality flowers designed with flair? Look no further! Whatever your occasion, celebratory or sombre, the talented team at Forget Me Not Flowers will design a floral masterpeice using top quality blooms. Specialising in creating contemporary, stylish arrangements.Facebook:http://www.facebook.com/pages/Forget-Me-Not-Flowers/110891942270620
Location: Shop 26, Downtown Comples, 60-70 Broadway Avenue, Palmerston North, New Zealand
“We know you are busy. So we promise to make it easier to eat well, not harder. We live in confusing times, with more product choice than ever. It sometimes seems that everything is good for you and everything is bad for you – it’s hard to know who to believe. At Healthy Food Guide will give you simple answers to important questions on food and health. Healthy Food Guide makes it easy and enjoyable to eat well and feel great.”Website: http://www.healthyfood.co.nz
When it comes to dining out, trying somewhere new can be a bit hit and miss – you don’t want to pay out good money for a mediocre experience, or mismatch the restaurant to the occasion. This is where DineOut comes in. Browse or search through the extensive database of restaurants and cafes around New Zealand, and read reviews submitted by other diners. Did they have a great time? Was the service awesome? Food divine? DineOut reviewers are ordinary people who eat out occasionally or even regularly, and DineOut is the forum to allow their experiences to be shared.Email: go to http://www.dineout.co.nz/contact.php
he ROXX is a great venue to get fit, hold team building events, hold parties and fundraising opportunities. They also do Yoga and Stretch classes.
Always a great support to us, groups in need and local individuals, each series PTs run a number of events there and are well looked after plus they give us a bunch of cool prizes for our entrants. Thanks Roxx team, you really do rock.Website:http://www.theroxx.co.nz
Join in the fun with a choice of beginner classes and fitness workshops where you can use the hoops provided or grab your own hoop and one of their DVDs so you can do it a home.Call Free: 0800 466779 Email: email@example.com
Self Defence Course for Women and Girls (14 and older)
First Line Self Defence Christchurch, was formed to teach women quality, realistic, self defence methods in surroundings conductive to accelerated learning. They focus on developing self confidence and awareness while at the same time putting some fun into what is otherwise viewed as an unpleasant subject. By completing one of their courses, you will become more confident, gain empowerment, be able to assess and avoid conflict and develop an awareness of danger, all from instructors with over 30 years experience!Website: www.flsd.co.nz Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 0508 KNOCKOUT (566 256)
Wendy’s Alternative Massage Therapy: Halswell, Christchurch Offering Raynor Massages and Indian Head Massages. Discounts for entrants up for grabs from week 9! Keep an eye on your emails for more details.Website: www.wamt.co.nz Email: email@example.com Mobile: 021 214 7264 Phone: 03 322 1266
Amanda Armitage: Christchurch Completed a Diploma in Massage Therapy in 1999 and is a NZ Academy of Sport provider to elite athletes. Amanda works out of Sportsmed, 156 Bealey Avenue, Christchurch but is on leave having just had her first baby. For more information phone 366 0620.
Desra Barron: Christchurch With a Diploma in Massage Therapy Desra has her own ‘Unwind’ PT and Massage Studio in Addington. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Ph 3390 390 or 021 971 973
Liz Frizzell: Darfield - Canterbury: Qualified Massage Therapist. Email: email@example.com
Roger Symes: Palmerston North: firstname.lastname@example.org
XALT: Xalt Website.
Reflexology is a non complicated approach to health and wellness, with the emphasis being on stress relief. Through massage and specific pressure techniques applied to the feet a state of deep relaxation is created in the body and the theory is that this then allows the body to tap in to its own innate self healing abilities and thus restore balance to the body… and it is just such a treat!
Love Your Feet – Kathy Meehan’s Reflexology Practice in Christchurch. In 2013 we will be giving away $20 off vouchers, making it just $30 to spend an hour with Kathy. For more info email email@example.com or calling Kathy on 021 026 43065.
Karen’s Hands – Reflexology Practice & Mobile Practitioner,Auckland. This year we will be giving away $20 vouchers for a 60 min session, making it just $55 to see Karen Middleton MRNZ. Diploma in Reflexology – Aromaflex Academy NZ & ITEC (UK). You can contact Karen via firstname.lastname@example.org, 021 174 6543 or stay up to date with her at Facebook.
Capture those special times with Elizabeth from de Vegt Photography. For special offers through out the competition visit the website and mention that you are a 20 Weeks entrant for your special print deal.
Website: www.deVegtPhotography.com Phone: 022 644 9020
Painting With Light
Tim Brown is well known as one of the best glamour photographers in the industry. To view great photos from previous Award Nights go to the ‘Events’ page of http://www.paintingwithlight.co.nz.
Bella Body – Christchurch
25% off teeth whitening: Professional qualified dental staff at Bella Body are certified in Beauty Therapy and Cosmetic Teeth Whitening and have over 5 years experience. Make the most of this fab offer by emailing us for your voucher from April 8th, 2013. As an entrant you’ll also be eligible to win a $100 voucher with Bella Body.Website: www.bellabody.net
Venus – Auckland
Venus is owned by Tamara McCabe Beauty Therapist dip. CIDESCO CIBTAC BTCNZ hons who has 10 yrs experience ’specialising in attention to detail’. Venus provides a range of other beautician services as well.
Make the most of this fab offer by emailing us for your voucher from April 8th, 2013.Website: www.venusbeautytherapy.net
True Grit – Christchurch
Relax and be pampered by a dynamic team of top class Stylists at True Grit hair spa.
All services at True Grit include a complete consultation, bath and care application with their signature scalp massage in their unique spa — ‘sheer indulgence.’ Superb C4 coffee, made by their barista-trained team, along with an extensive list of herbal teas. They even offer special monthly fine wines hand selected by Jacqui, the True Grit hair spa Creative Director and are one of just 5 locations to have the exclusive rights to INOA, a revolutionary hair colour product from , L’Oreal Professionel which has no ammonia!
Phone: 03 377 7889
The Hair Company – Palmerston North
The Hair Company are one of Palmerston North’s most trusted salons employing talented and experienced stylists to ensure you receive the best possible service.
Our sense of style, our worldly experience and our level of professionalism set us apart. Our goal is to ensure our customers receive only the best attention in the most welcoming atmosphere.
Come on in and spoil yourself today.
Website: The Hair Company Phone:06 358 4010
She will transform your image by teaching you about unique colour (clothes, hair and make-up), body proportion and style principles. You will come away a confident shopper who can make value-for money purchases and create your dream wardrobe.
Organise a group and book Philippa in for her ‘Colour Yourself Beautiful’ sessions – available only until week 12 :-)
Wearing your best range of colours will make you look healthier, younger, vibrant and energetic. Wearing unflattering colours can make you look older, ill, tired or dull.
Find out about how to look your best by joining in on one of Marie’s events or have a one to one consult with her.www.stylemode.homestead.com Email: email@example.com Phone: 027 355 0691
For a list of jobs in the industry and recognised courses to become a fitness professional yourself check out www.reps.org.nz.
For jobs in the fitness, health, sport, recreation and spa industries please visit http://www.fitnz.co.nz/
We love Classic Hits 97.8
In particular we suggest tuning into the breakfast show with Richard and Kate, and no matter where you are in the country, liking them on Facebook and entering all the cool comps they have going on the Classic Hits Website.
This year Richard, Kate will pick two people to win a $1000 training package and we’ll all get to keep tabs on how they go as they compete against each other, (in the friendliest way possible) for 20 weeks. Check out our Classic Hits page for more details about what the two competing girls got up to last year – click here.
Events with Purpose
We love Events with Purpose who put up a great bunch of prizes for our entrants each year.
If you are in Christchurch check out this site for a list of great events to train for, whether your a first timer or a keen competitor.Website: http://www.eventswithpurpose.co.nz/
Reservations - firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone: 0800 808 999
A unique escape nestled in 5 acres of beautiful, tranquil gardens, the Chateau on the Park offers hotel accommodation in Christchurch South Island New Zealand that seems a world away from the stresses of city life – Yet just minutes away is the vibrant city of Christchurch. This is also where we hold our Champagne and Diamonds Awards Night each series and we just love it and really appreciate how super helpful and supportive of us they are each year.
The Maldives Resort
Maldives Resort ranks no.1 on Trip Advisor for hotels on Main Beach, a 4.7 out of 5 on Expedia and recommended by 100% of Expedia reviewers, it scored an 8.8 out of 10 on Booking.com and won a Travelers Choice Award in 2012 and a Certificate of Excellence Award in 2011.
Check out their great value rooms and packages and be sure to tell David you are doing the New Zealand 20 Week Body & Lifestyle Competition when booking! We’d also love to know if you book in there just in case it times in with one of our surprise turn up on your doorstep with a bottle of champagne visits.
Website: The Maldives Resort Email: email@example.com
Salute that Cantabrian in business (which can’t be Catch Fitness by the way) who has given you outstanding customer service – take a minute to nominate them for a Registered Master Builders Business Hero Award here http://businesshero.co.nz/.