A heart warming story and why I am walking 62 miles from Glasgow to Edinburgh

Do you worry about your heart health? I'm not sure that it would sit right up there as a priority for many of my clients and peers. Whilst we talk about wanting to be healthy, much of our energy is focused on how we look or what size we are. I find that fascinating particularly … Continue reading A heart warming story and why I am walking 62 miles from Glasgow to Edinburgh

Proud moments – it is not all about marathons or extreme events. How completing a Race for Life can be as empowering.

It is a common misconception that completing a shorter challenge like a Race for Life or a walk are somehow not as impressive as a marathon or a triathlon. Reading this account written by my Mum of her first Race for Life will convince you otherwise. A goal is individual and achieving it is a … Continue reading Proud moments – it is not all about marathons or extreme events. How completing a Race for Life can be as empowering.

Why we all need a weekend of Yoga and Hiking in the Lake District.

Slowing down and taking the time to relax has been on my list of priorities for the last 18 months or so. Those of you who follow my blog or train with me know that I have really had to 'work' at changing pace and not race along at 100 miles an hour day in, … Continue reading Why we all need a weekend of Yoga and Hiking in the Lake District.

Fitness Trackers – the latest gimmick or a worthwhile investment?

Everywhere you look you will see someone wearing a fitness tracker. People of all shapes, sizes and ages. You can spend as little or as much as you like but is it actually worth investing at all? A Fitness tracker will monitor the number of steps you do in a day, the quality of your … Continue reading Fitness Trackers – the latest gimmick or a worthwhile investment?