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: 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: 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: Exercise Therapy

Hello Everyone I hope everyone is well I have written recently about going through a significant wave of anxiety throughout March, for which I am now still in recovery for. I am at the moment working on improving my coping techniques, as well as looking at new ways to reduce anxiety overall for myself.  I…

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….

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…