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….

Blog: Keep on running

Back in October 2020 I took up running again and got out for my first run in over 2.5 years. Now it is mid December 2021 and I’ve been at it for well over a year. I started running again just as the second lock down was announced in England. At the time I was…

Christmas & Fitness

December is a time for eating, drinking and being merry as the festive season draws in. This also means the holiday period is notoriously difficult for our healthy eating habits and exercise regimes. Lets think about Christmas… Many people abandon fitness and workouts during the Christmas period (or even December as a whole). Staying active…

Back to nature

Getting outdoor and into nature is really good for our mental health. The lockdowns and restrictions of this pandemic have just highlighted how good this is for our wellbeing. Head over to the Mind Journal Blog for some great tips on how nature can improve your mental health. Read it here A short extract from…

Exercise Blog: Getting Started

Exercise is great for your mental health, as well as your physical health. Remember: You do not need to be Athletic or a super active person to benefit. I personally love exercise. I love planning my workouts, trying new things and the muscle soreness after a great workout that tells me I’ve worked hard. I…

National Fitness Day

22 September is National Fitness Day in the UK. Exercise is a major passion for me, and is also how I manage my health (both physical and mental). There is a great website with lots of resources and training tips on the official website. Check it here

Blog: Perfect? Perfection? Erm, No Thanks!

Hello I hope all is well.  I had a busy weekend making urgent changes to my garden fencing following an attempted break in recently. I’m grateful they failed, and my security cameras recorded everything. The new fence amendments are not perfect, but certainly are an improvement. Perfect – its quite a simple word isn’t it,…

Get Active Blog: Refresh

Hello World I hope everyone is doing well this week. I recently had a revamp of my exercise goals.  I found my previous goals were impacting my enjoyment, and it was time for a refresh. I am now focusing purely on the goals of boosting and maintaining intensity and keeping the exercise enjoyable. I’ve added…

Blog: Find your awesome

I had a great conversation yesterday at work – and to basically sum it up I said: “you don’t need to compete against anyone else in life to be awesome.” We often compare ourselves to others.  People are unique. All the complex factors that make up a life means we all have a unique existence….