About Habitual

In 2016 Habitual was Launched after many staffroom conversations with colleagues about getting fit, almost all started with “I know what to do but…” Habitual works around the ‘but’ helping busy people get from knowledge to results.

Unlike many health programs Habitual is not a quick fix. We work within existing schedules making small incremental improvements building up to long lasting sustainable change. Quite simply we get results. Using Precision Nutrition software and cognitive behavioral coaching alongside positive psychology our practices are evidenced based and measurable meaning we can show progress. Don’t take our word for it, take a look at our testimonials and hear what our clients have to say.

Habitual offers individual support in getting your health back on track through #FOOD (nutritional habits),#FUN (exercise programming) and #FOCUS (mental skills, grit, sports psych, lifestyle and organisation coaching).

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Our Strategy

habitual food

#FOOD

A fresh approach to food, health and mental wellbeing from finding time for you to developing knowledge skills and tools to eat well for life.

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Habitual Fun

#FUN

Move better, move more and get fit. Habitual fitness programs work from where you are at with what you have available.

 

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habitual Focus

#FOCUS

One on one coaching to improve your mental approach to life. Develop a growth mindset alongside a little grit and resilience.

 

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About Chris

Chris the founder of Habitual is a certified personal trainer, nutrition coach and is currently finishing his MSc in Applied Psychology. With a background in teaching and high-performance sport, he get’s the difficulties in juggling life whilst maintaining a level of personal health and wellbeing. In his last two years of teaching, Chris completed an Ironman alongside coaching International rugby, starting his Masters and maintained a loving relationship with Adrienne his wife.

Since starting Habitual Chris has worked closely with all his clients and seen some fantastic changes in body shape and mental wellbeing. Each client’s story is amazing, from dropping 45% body weight, completing a 10km after never previously exercising and moving from rugby to Ironman in less than 6 months! All this has been made possible through Chris’ foundations of move better, eat better and take action!

Now enough of the awkward talking in the third person, I love what I do, I love getting to know every client and their story and I love seeing progress, progress that many never believed they were capable of achieving. Habitual is not a product, it is not a per hour service it’s a whole approach to life, I pride myself in making Habitual the last intervention anyone will ever need. Life is short and Habitual helps you make the most of it by moving better, moving more, eating better, eating more consistently and feeling satisfaction in your life meaning you can be there for those you care about more fully.

This isn’t for everyone but if you are missing something and your health has been slowly getting away from you, I urge you to take action and I am here to support you.

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About Melissa

Hi, my name is Melissa and I am from North Carolina, a mother of two children, and have a passion for traveling and hiking! I am a certified personal trainer with a Masters in Science and several certifications in various training regiments. I have had over 10 years of experience working with all types of clients with various goals and levels of training experience, from complete beginners, to those coming off of an injury, to professional athletes. I also have a B.Ed in Education, experience teaching at the secondary and college level, and experience as a coach along with being a high-level athlete myself.  

While these certifications and experiences have provided me with a vast amount of education and knowledge, my own life experiences have provided me with the most valuable lessons and the base of which I have molded my training philosophy from. I completely understand what it is like to juggle everything life throws at you whilst maintaining a level of personal health and wellbeing for myself, my husband and our kids. For this reason, I believe in creating realistic and achievable goals and training in a way that is not only sustainable but fun.

I love getting to know every client, really listening to their story and creating a relationship of trust and open communication. No fear of judgement, no feelings of failure, just support and tools on how you can start to make positive changes in your day to day life as well as the future. I love seeing clients mind set change from “I can’t” to focussing on “I can” and the confidence this brings. I love seeing clients grow stronger and how that strength is reflected in every aspect of their life, from greater energy to play with your kids, to waking up pain free after years of chronic pain, to better posture at work. 

I am honored to be joining Habitual as I truly believe in and practice the principals that Habitual teaches. It is not a product, it is not a per hour service it’s a whole approach to life, and the last intervention anyone will ever need. Life is short and Habitual helps you make the most of it by moving better, moving more, eating better, eating more consistently and feeling satisfaction in your life.