With the holiday season of Christmas and New Year just around the corner we thought it would be timely to share our HAUS No3 holiday gift guide with ideas and tips to get a Christmas gift in the name of fitness and health to your colleague, friend or loved ones.
If you like what we have and want to buy one of our 9 suggested Christmas and holiday fitness gifts, visit our online store, contact us or make an appointment to come and see us at our boutique personal training studio and concept store in Phra Kanong, Bangkok.
1. FIVE MINUTE JOURNAL
Want to increase your happiness, improve relationships, and become more optimistic? Of course you do!
One of our favourite items in our HAUS Concept Store is the Five Minute Journal (5MJ). This nicely designed journal (A5 size) is your secret weapon to focus on the good in your life, made to practice daily gratitude and live with intention. With a simple structured format based on positive psychology research, the 5MJ fits perfectly in to a positive morning (and evening) routine.
Leave it on your bedside table for daily journaling and you will soon create a habit, similar to brushing your teeth, that you can both see and feel.
What makes the 5MJ so great is that it has pre-printed pages that asks a few questions about your day and is designed to be filled out in the morning (as a part of your morning primer) and in the evening (to reflect on your day). The pages also include daily inspiring quotes and occasional challenges to complete.
With regular journaling (it literally takes only 5 minutes or less) you will not only feel happier and more content, but also learn more about yourself and plan your day better.
Price: 1590 THB - excl. shipping.
2. CALF STRETCHER
If you ask any experienced personal trainer, coach or movement specialist what joint they see most commonly restricting activities done on your feet (running, squatting, etc) we guarantee they will say; ankles.
As mentioned, the ankle joint and calf is very commonly tight and therefore a major limitation for people in general and sometimes also a cause for injuries (potentially leading to problems with knees, hips, back, shoulders, etc).
With this in mind, our calf stretcher might as well be the gift of the year. Not only due to the fact that it provides a deep, effective stretch that increases flexibility along the entire back of the lower leg, soothing tight calves, strengthening weak Achilles tendons and foot muscles, but also because it actually looks good too. No need to hide it in the closet when visitors come by.
Made from wood and aluminium, this robust calf stretcher will last a lifetime and it is a great tool for daily stretching, specific warmups or as a relief or prehab strategy for plantar fasciitis, Achilles tendinitis or shin splints.
Price: 3190 THB - excl. shipping.
3. FYSIK TRIGGER POINT BALL
The trigger point ball from FYSIK is as useful for tight muscles as it is beautiful and decorative and a great choice for targeted relief or as a part of a warm-up.
It is made from genuine leather, hand stitched by skilled craftsmen in Bangkok that makes it nice to touch and hold in your hand. This also gives the product a story that can serve as a sentimental memory or personalised gift.
You can use the FYSIK Trigger Point Ball after consulting with a trusted expert, placing the ball directly on the point where discomfort is felt by using the floor, wall or any hard surface to stabilize the ball. Continue by applying pressure and rolling from side to side or in circles to release knots and kinks in your muscles (soft tissue).
Use to manage minor aches and pains
Convenient size for travel and portability
Provides firm surface for any body type
Use only on areas advised (by your PT, physio, doctor)
Recommended areas of use for the FYSIK Trigger Point Ball; foot, calf, tibilias anterior, glutes, psoas, upper back, chest and shoulders.
Price: 800 THB - excl. shipping.
4. PERSONAL TRAINING
Few materialistic things (if any) can match what it means to have a great experience. Experiences allows us to learn, grow and feel alive.
At HAUS No3 we offer custom design personal training for those who value quality and unique experiences. And considering that health is the most important thing we have, then why not gift a Personal Training package at HAUS No3 to your loved ones?
Price: Starting from 2190 THB/visit (initial consultation 1800 THB).
The Exerdice is a fun and unique Christmas gift, both for those who simply can't live without training but also serves for the individuals who aren't currently active and that need a spark of motivation.
Developed by HAUS No3, the idea behind the Exerdice started as a fun way to keep our guests moving when traveling and to provide a tool that can be an integral of your weekly movement habits.
It is made from wood and the exercises laser engraved on the Exerdice are following;
If you are attentive you notice there are only 5 exercises listed above. The 6th option is our HAUS No3 logo. When rolling the dice and landing on this it can represent many different things, use your creativity to keeps things exciting and varied.
Here are three suggestions:
JACKPOT - complete all exercises on the dice, back to back, for given repetitions.
MY FAVOURITE - choose your own favourite exercise to perform.
SPRINT - use cardio equipment of your choice and sprint at max effort for time shown on the repetition dice (converted from reps to seconds)
Price: 590 THB - excl. shipping.
6. S’WELL BOTTLE
As one of only few official resellers of S'well in Thailand. we have always liked the design, functionality and the company mission of S'well.
Founded in 2010 by Sarah Kauss, S'well has been successfully battling plastic water bottles (partnering with UNICEF) by merging fashion with function and create a hydration accessory that looks great and does good. Composed of double layered stainless steel that stops water from condensing and keeps your beverage of choice hot or cold for 12-48 hours.
At HAUS No3 we use S'well on a daily basis to reduce waste and keep our coaches and guests hydrated. We carry many different designs in the 17 oz size (great for personal use, at home, when training or in the office) and it can serve as a perfect holiday gift to be used on a daily basis and support a heathy lifestyle.
Price: 1750 THB (17 oz) - excl. shipping.
7. REMOTE TRAINING
Fitness tech is changing the industry globally and at HAUS No3 we embrace technology that makes life easier, especially if makes people fitter and healthier. In fact, one of our core pillars at HAUS No3 is fitness technology and wearables (step trackers, online programming, velocity based training, etc).
Remote training is our online training service at HAUS No3 for anyone looking for guidance and expertise with an individualised training program. This means you can get a training program for your partner, friend or family member delivered directly to him or her no matter where you they in the world.
After an initial consultation (online or on-site depending on where you are located) we create a custom design training program to follow on a weekly basis (usually 3x/week and minimum 12 weeks).
The training sessions are done at your own convenience and location, in your gym, outside or even at home. This allows our guests a lot of flexibility and we currently have guests using HAUS No3 Remote Training service in Asia, Europe and Middle East.
Price: 4900 THB for 12 weeks.
8. HEART RATE MONITOR
It is hard to stay up to date with all the latest fitness trackers and gadgets that promise to revolutionise and change your fitness and health for the better. And with all the fitness-tech development and "new" ways of measuring movement and fitness, it's easy to forget something that has been around since the late 1970's; heart rate monitoring.
Although the technology of measuring heart rate might not be revolutionary, don't make the mistake to underestimate the value you get from monitoring how hard your heart is working while training. After all, with decades of refinement in measuring accuracy and mountains of research, heart rate monitored training is considered the gold standard in measuring intensity, progress and recovery in training of your most important muscle in your body; your heart.
We are big fans of heart rate monitored training at HAUS No3 since the data observed and collected is measurable and easy to use, often motivating and making a training session and an entire training program more fun.
At HAUS No3 we both use and sell POLAR H7, H10 chest straps and the newly released OH1 optical heart rate sensor, the original developing company of heart rate training technology (from Finland) and considered world-leaders in this field by many. You don't need a compatible watch to go along with your chest strap since there are plenty of apps (free download such as POLAR Flow, etc) and cardio equipment that connects directly to the heart rate monitor via bluetooth.
Price: H7 for 2690 THB or H10 for 3475 THB - excl. shipping (email for OH1 price)
9. FYSIK JUMP ROPE
FYSIK, founded by HAUS No3 owners Henrik and Amm, set out on a quest to unify their passion for fitness and design by creating handmade fitness equipment that were both beautiful to look at and functional to use.
"We started FYSIK from a burning desire to celebrate local craftsmanship and create a recognised quality brand with items that embody a sense of value and character. Living in Bangkok offers great opportunities to be creative and to work with some very skilled craftsmen".
The jump rope DOD ™ from FYSIK is made from stainless steel, teak wood handles with ball bearings for a smooth spin of the genuine leather rope.
"Our artisans are diligent local craftsmen who take pride in their work. We maintain the design and crafting process closely connected to the items that represent our brand, in Bangkok. In a world that relies mainly on automated production processes and mass consumption, it is unique to see things made with passion and the dexterity of human hands".
FYSIK premium handcrafted fitness equipment is found exclusively at HAUS No3. Gift something unique this year to a special one that appreciates beauty, craftsmanship and being fit and healthy.
Price: 190 USD (6200 THB) - excl. shipping.
WELCOME TO HAUS No3
We hope you found our holiday gift guide useful and inspiring, giving ideas and tips on what to give the health conscious and fitness enthusiast for Christmas and the holiday season.
The guests that train and visit HAUS No3 have goals ranging from performance training, pre-natal, post-natal, fat loss, weight loss or simply to improve function and quality of life.
Welcome to HAUS No3
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