News & articles
Did you know that 50% of New Zealanders will be likely to experience mental illness at some point in their lives? Habit Physiotherapist, Heather Hickey demystifies some of the stigmas around mental illness in this quick read. Identify the difference between good and bad stressors, learn about common warning signs and discover some simple coping techniques you can try yourself. (15min read)
Nisa is an underwear label that employs women from refugee backgrounds. All of their organic cotton garments are made in their Wellington studio. We've teamed up with Nisa to help them out with their wellness goals for their staff, and wanted to spread the word about their awesome brand to our Habit community. Get 15% off with promo code HABIT in September.
Everyone should be given the opportunity to feel great about themselves, so we’ve created an environment to challenge you and push you to discover the best of your own ability. Better yet, we're now offering you the opportunity to experience our famous full-body High-Intensity Resistance Training sessions in the heart of Wellington's CBD, located at one of the countries most prestigious facilities - Habit Majestic Centre.
Train like a superhero and do some good in the process. This August we're partnering with Ronald McDonald House Charities to help our communities. For every 10-session SGPT pass, we'll donate 10% to RMHC. Talk to the Customer Care Team at reception. Do good, feel great, this August at Habit.
Starts Monday 5 August.
Whether you're rehabilitating a specific muscle group or just want to get more out of your workout, don't overlook the humble resistance band. Habit Personal Trainer Poppy Cogswell dives into the many benefits of this flexible piece of exercise gear and shares some handy workouts you can try yourself at home or in the gym.
Tendinopathy of the lateral epicondyle or tennis elbow as it's best known is far more commonplace than you might think. Find out exactly what happens to the muscles in the arm and wrist when stressed. Physiotherapist Jimmy Tie explores common causes and treatments for this painful affliction.
Let’s talk about the F word: FAT. Alright, okay. So, you’ve been really good and have been skipping the bikkies when they come round at the office? Maybe you’ve even been to the gym a few times in the past week, but for some reason, you’re not getting the results you want. It’s time to ask: What the fat? How do I keep it off?
We are excited to announce cardio equipment updates at Habit Vero. In July you’ll start seeing Technogym in our cardio space.
A relaxing walk with friends in nature, helping to promote fitness, mobility and coordination or a physically and mentally demanding challenge, shocking your body by applying around 180kph of rotational forces through your joints.
No matter what kind of exercise or activity you carry out in your day, you will always require some sort of energy to complete the task at hand. Without our metabolic processes we would not be able to convert the food we eat into fuel for our body and mind.
No matter what age, level of health or fitness, everyone will benefit from swimming. This is the magic of the water, and this is why everyone should swim. Jessica is a swim coach at Habit Majestic and available for lessons/coaching.