Fitness in the Whare

A fitness series hosted by Amiria Ellison. On Demand to viewers worldwide.

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Episode guide

Fitness in the Whare episode guide.

Former league star and TV presenter Wairangi Koopu is back in the whare with another high intensity cross-fit and core strength workout. Warning, it’s not for the faint hearted! Then he’s in the kauta for our Kai Ora nutrition segment and he’s making a chicken bone broth!

Get your personal training tips from triathlete Ngarama Milner-Olsen. Today’s routines are medium impact and great to get you back in shape. She’ll also be making her training health food, salted caramel sugar-free breakfast balls.

Get your Hula on with Hula Swag Fitness Poly Stylz! Jo Apanui and the hula girls show Amiria how to swing her hips and get the body moving. Then our personal trainer Ngarama Milner Olsen is in the kitchen with steamed mussels.

Time to work out with your whanau! Aerobics champion Arlene Thomas-Hewitt rounds up Norm and their two children Lizzy and Alex for a dance routine to get you back into fitness, followed by a healthy burrito snack.

Māori Weaponry expert Jamus Webster  shows Amiria how to workout using the tiaha using tips from our tupuna to test your coordination and get ready for competition. Māori Chef and Forager Charles Royal makes Gluten-free Soda Bread with Piko Piko.

Former All Black and host of Hunting Aotearoa Glenn Osborne is unleashing his inner aerobics instructor on us with his 40 plus aerobics routine, complete with kaumatua options! Nooroa Kippenburger from Ora Toa Community Health whips up a chia seed coconut pudding with fruit.

Today it’s the Ellison whanau fitness show with Amiria’s brothers Tamati, Jacob and Leon who all happen to be rugby players! Join Amiria Ellison and her bro for rehab (if you’ve had an injury) exercise and humour. Jacob shows he’s the chef in the family preparing his favourite post-exercise kai, chicken and bean salad.

Low impact moves and a routine that suits pakeke, tamariki, those with injuries and even if you’re in a wheelchair – this is exercise 101 from community based instructor Nathan Martin of Change Fitness. Don’t miss the healthy snack advice either.

Today - H.I.I.T - High Intensity Interval Training. Deep breath for this one – former Warrior Wairangi Koopu is taking over the fitness floor today with a high intensity cross-fit workout and he’s not letting Amiria off lightly. He’s also taking over the kitchen with the trendy non-dairy alternative, Paleo almond nut milk!

GC star and waka ama enthusiast Alby Waititi is back in the whare along with his partner and TV presenter Mātai Smith. Today they’ve brought along some of their nieces and nephews to show a workout that everyone can do! And in the kauta are the crew from Toi Tangata with a healthy kumara pizza alternative.

It’s time to work up a sweat – with circuit 101. They’re famous in the Hawkes Bay and they’ve be taking exercise classes at Marae all over the rohe. Join Levi Armstrong and the crew from community fitness collective Patu as they put Amiria through her paces and share some helpful hauora tips.

Feeling frumpy? Use this routine at home anytime to help regain your pre baby body and ease back into exercise with personal trainer, athlete and former Netballer Ngarama Milner-Olsen. She also shares one of her favourite breakfast recipes, bircher museli.

Today we’re getting back into shape with  Iron Maori Founder, Heather Te Au Skipworth (and her baby!) This is a great low impact workout to get you back into fitness especially if its your first attempt.

Join Jo Apanui and the hula girls as they show Amiria hula 101!  Put your pareu, lavalava or even a towel and swing those hips because today we’re doing Hula Swag Fitness Poly Stylz. Then transform your leftover vege’s into a lean lunch!

Today Arlene brings in hubby and the kids to show us how to exercise as a family. Then Norm takes over in the kitchen whipping up his lean mean Curry Cauliflower Rice dish. This episode looks at working out at home using equipment from around the house, and having some fun with your kids!

Jenny May Coffin and Stacey Morrison are working out and having fun the only way they know how. Also in the kauta is our personal trainer Ngarama Milner-Olsen with some great hauora tips. 

Today in the whare we’re joined by ex-Pulse netballer, athlete and personal trainer Ngarama Milner-Olsen.  Ngarama will demonstrate full body movements that you can do with your tamariki, and prepare oaty breakfast balls. 

Tūmatauenga meets cardio today. Māori Weaponry expert Jamus Webster’s puts Amiria through her paces introducing her to a traditional leg conditioning workout. Jamus’s uncle and chef Charles Royal also shares his pikopiko smoothie! 

Low impact workout with Nathan Martin. Nathan will get you warmed up and moving along with tips on making breakfast easy and sugar-free.

Today Amiria is joined by Alby Waititi (The GC) & Mātai Smith who get their ‘animal on’ with Zoo Movements (medium impact) followed by some handy nutritional tips from Toi Tangata.