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…

Get Active Blog: Surviving

I am determined to focus on good and positive things now.  Grief takes time, but now the funeral has happened I want to focus on the good in my life. I am focusing on exercise at the moment and have managed to return to running this week after taking a week and a half off…

Get Active Blog: Escapism

Hello All I returned from the first leg of my journey, and have been enjoying three days at home before the second part of my adventure. This was written on the afternoon of 3 June, Today I went for my first run in over a week. As much as I enjoy running, I took a…

My IDONTMIND Mental Health Run

I am back after my caravan holiday in North Yorkshire.  During my stay I completed my 10K Mental Health Run.  I will talk about how it went below, but I’d first like to share the video I produced about my mental health run.  Share this journey with me, see the scenery and here why conversations…

Get Active Month: One Step Closer

I have continued my preparation for my mental health run over the weekend. On Saturday I did a 10K run around my village, the time was a bit slower than my average, but the run wasn’t about the timing. This was about getting in the distance I will be doing for the event. For the…

Get Active: Mental Health Run training

I mentioned that I am doing the IDONTMIND Mental Health run or walk over May.  I am currently training for this event, as I will be running 10KM on a path in the North Yorkshire moors. I’ve done two shorter runs this week, which were proceeded by very long walks of 10 and 6 miles…

Working out at Home

You don’t have to spend hours in a gym or force yourself into long, monotonous workouts to experience the many benefits of exercise. These tips can help you find activities you enjoy and start to feel better, look better, and get more out of life. Why even workout at home? At-home fitness has been around for a…

Exercise vs Mental Health

Exercise is more than just the physical health of our bodies. Exercise is not just about aerobic capacity and muscle size. Sure, exercise can improve your physical health and your physique, trim your waistline, improve your sex life, and even add years to your life. But that’s not what motivates most people to stay active….