Ways To Boost Your Body Image

“Health and fitness are, obviously, pretty important, but cultural imperatives such as achieving a “summer” body that you can flaunt on the beach can have little to do with either. (And I say that as someone who’s written a few articles thereon, however well-intentioned.) Indeed, exercise and eating well may seem inherently good, but can,…

Blog: Exercise when recovering from illness and injury

Exercising after an illness or an injury can sometimes be difficult and frustrating. It can feel like we are being held back and restricted whilst our body is in recovery mode Pushing too hard with exercise too soon can lead to problems with our recovery. One of the best things to do is to listen…

Blog: Time after time

Hello I hope everyone is well.  This is not my first attempt at writing a blog since I got covid, but it’s the first one that has made it past a few words. Covid has been pretty awful.  I’ve since tested negative, but still having issues with tiredness, headaches and with my voice/speech.  The brain…

Blog: My current exercise goal

Hello All I hope everyone is well. I am currently relaxing in my Manchester hotel room before an early flight in the morning. When it comes to exercise, I always like to have some form of a plan in place for the days ahead to help guide my progression. I guess that’s a skill that…

Blog: Do you practice escapism?

Hello everyone I hope you are all enjoying your Saturday morning. I am writing this from the beach in Cleethorpes, North East Lincolnshire. The sun is shining. Which is great as I need the break. I’ve written a few times about the power of escapism. Freeing your mind from stress and worry is critical for…

Blog: My Marathon Journey

Running has been a big part of my life for many years. I’ve been fortunate enough to run marathons in amazing places such as Paris, New York, Chicago and Berlin. I am not a particularly quick runner but I do it to support my mental health. I was due to run the Barcelona Marathon in…

Blog: look to the future

Exercise is great for our wellbeing. Something I say quite a lot. Currently I am still carrying an injury which impacts running. I could go out running, but to do I’d need to take a bunch of painkillers before I went out for a run. I’d then have to hope my ankle and foot hold…

Blog: recovery part two

Hello everyone I hope everyone is well. In my last lock I wrote about my recent injury and how I am recovering from this. This blog is pretty much an update on how this is going. Mental health is really important, and just as important as our physical health. Our mental health is less visible…

Blog: Recovery

Recently I’ve been recovering from an injury, which has prevented me from running since the middle of December last year. Having an injury can be very annoying, not just for our physical health but also for our mental health. Exercise is a great way to positively boost our mental health and our overall well being….