Health and Wellbeing

We know it can be challenging to balance your health and wellbeing with everyday life, which is why we’ve teamed up with wellbeing expert, Rachel Grunwell. Rachel will share information and inspiration to help you live well and stay well.



Rachel is a wellbeing columnist and blogger, director of Inspired Health, a marathon runner, yoga teacher and Achilles ambassador - and a busy mum of three energetic boys! Inspired by the experts she interviewed for her columns, Rachel began her personal fitness journey a few years ago when her third son was born. After getting puffed just pushing a pram, Rachel tried lots of wellbeing concepts from the experts and put the ones best suited for everyday life into practice - and now she’s running marathons! Rachel will share her personally tried and tested tips and inspiration on fitness, nutrition and wellbeing with you.

Rachel's Videos

Rachel's Blog

How to get your kids into fitness

You are the best role-model for your kids. If you move more, then they will be inspired to move more too. Rachel shares her tried and tested tips on how encourage children to be more active, healthy and happy.

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Top tips for healthy eating on the cheap

There are three kids and two adults in my family and so if we don’t plan our meals well then we can easily blow the grocery budget! We have some things to do to keep meals healthy and low-cost.

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At Cigna, we’re passionate about empowering Kiwis to live well and stay well, physically, emotionally and financially. Every year we talk to Kiwis to find out your motivations and perceptions of wellbeing, and we’ve found that you put family wellbeing first - which can come at a cost to physical wellbeing. We think it’s possible to lead a healthier lifestyle by combining family and physical activity, which is one of the reasons why we became the primary sponsor of Wellington’s Cigna Round the Bays.


Our charity partner Achilles International NZ is the official charity of Cigna Round the Bays. We’re passionate supporters of Achilles, with some of the Cigna team helping to set up the Wellington Achilles chapter and acting as guides for disabled athletes, including our CEO, Lance Walker. Keep an eye on our Facebook page for more wellbeing tips and ideas.




The health and wellness information on this page is for informational purposes.  It does not constitute medical advice and is not intended to be a substitute for proper medical care provided by a doctor or nurse. Cigna assumes no responsibility for any circumstances arising out of the use, misuse, interpretation or application of any information supplied in the content. For more information, please read our Community Guidelines.