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.
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.
This delicious healthy snack only has a meal prep time of 20 minutes and has enough servings for 6 people. Perfect for those who are on the go and want a tasty filling snack to get them through the day.
Have you ever thought about using exercise in the same way you would snack? Movement is extremely important throughout the day and we are not as active as we once were, so it's vital we make conscious efforts to try and move as much as possible. Personal trainer, Ben Weber, discusses ways you can incorporate exercise into your daily routines.
Intermittent fasting has become extremely popular over the last few years but is it all it's cracked up to be? Wellington Dietitian, Rochelle Hawkins discusses the 5:2 alternate day fasting and what you can expect from the popular diet.
Being injured can be stressful, which is why here at Habit we want to make your road to recovery as smooth as possible! Habit is able to make a claim to ACC on your behalf, you just need to follow these simple steps..
This low-fat delicious dip makes for a healthy versatile snack. With only a 10 minute prep time and enough for 4 servings, this is the perfect recipe for those who are always on the go!
Do you need an energy boost? The solution may be easier than you initially thought. Habit Wellington Dietitian Andrea Palmer discusses further.
Habit Wellington Dietitian Andrea Palmer discusses how to navigate your eating behaviour during the festive season.