In the final stage of starting to get active the focus is on actually starting to move. Feel free to move in any way which suits you and here are some lessons I’ve learned along the way when turning getting active into part of my permanent lifestyle. This stage is called, Becoming the Kinetic Energetic.… Read More Getting Active: Becoming a Kinetic Energetic
Work On Your Mind It is your biggest barrier and your biggest tool to self realisation and achieving fitness goals is your mind. I’ve said it a few times and I’ll say it again, physical activity and incorporating it into your life can be just as much an emotional and mental challenge as it is… Read More Getting Active: Find Your Mind
Sunday 22nd April 2018 – the day I ran my first marathon. Wow. It still sounds pretty surreal. I hadn’t trained for it properly and consequently, the goal was to cross the finish line in one piece, uninjured, and within the 8 hour cut off time. Regardless of training, I think these are pretty decent… Read More Life’s Funny Lessons Found In My Pre-Marathon Journey: You. Fucking. Got. This!
Earlier this week, which day precisely escapes me, I had a sudden change of heart. I tried to defer my London Marathon entry until 2019. I had it in my head until this week that I was definitely going to cheer and not run this year. What I do remember about this decision making process… Read More Hey! London Marathon, I’m Coming For Ya!!
The Big Half was on the 4th March. It was a while ago now. So far ago that a virtual option was initiated because many people couldn’t travel to the start line because of The Beast From The East, and yesterday we had a great day of sun and warmth. In order to count, the… Read More The (Virtual) Big Half
Sunday 4th February was World Cancer Day. To mark the event Cancer Research UK held their London event of their Winter Run 10k series. I ran this race for the first time last year, and it is a really great race. This year, my friend donated her place to me as she had signed up,… Read More Medal Monday: CRUK Winter Run, London 2018
When your body is trying to tell you your diet or lifestyle change isn’t as healthy as you thought… Read More 5 Reasons Why You’re Not Losing Weight On Your Diet
How to identify unhelpful media messages for body image and dieting. … Read More How to Tell If Health Media is Unhealthy?
The vegan diet has gained immense popularity. A dietary lifestyle that once seemed extreme, picky and difficult to cater for has become one of the hottest topics in heath and nutrition right now. There is an onslaught of persuasive vegan media, vegan critics have gained more of a louder voice, and with tenacity the campaign… Read More How Healthy is Veganism Really?
Week 3: Monday. Run 1, type: Just getting out the door!! 2km Run/walk with M. I got home late this evening. I stayed late at uni doing work then got on the wrong train on my way home. I relaxed for a bit after getting in. I had to give myself a bit of a talking… Read More Marathon Training Journal: Week Three