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)
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.
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?
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.