Should runners strength train?

Are you a runner? Maybe you’ve only just started or maybe you have been running for years. Doesn’t matter how fast or slow you are, if you run once or 5 times a week,  you are a runner. Although there are many benefits to running, if that’s all you do then you run the risk [...]

By |2020-01-19T21:28:28+00:00January 22nd, 2020|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Healthy eating out guide: Part 3 Lunch and Dinner

This article focuses on tips for how to eat more healthily when going out for lunch or dinner. BE AWARE OF HOW THINGS ARE PREPARED Avoid anything fried or that’s described as crispy or crunchy, and choose things that are steamed, grilled, roasted or poached. BE WARY OF THE BUFFET All-you-can-eat places are bad for [...]

By |2019-06-27T20:53:31+01:00June 28th, 2019|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Your guide to eating out healthily, part 1.

There’s a common misconception that if we want to stay on top of our health and fitness goals, whether that’s losing weight or training for something specific, we have to lock ourselves away in our houses with our lemon water and ditch our social life. It’s true that restaurant meals tend to be high in [...]

By |2019-06-13T20:19:40+01:00June 14th, 2019|Uncategorised|1 Comment

Back pain and exercise

Have you ever had back pain? I have and it was one of the most debilitating conditions I have ever had having sprained ligaments in my lower back so badly that it took over 2 years for me to become completely pain free. I have been amazed at the number of people I know who [...]

By |2018-09-09T16:29:40+01:00September 9th, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Is the weekend your downfall?

It’s fair to say that summer seemed to take forever to get here but once it did it certainly arrived in style. The warmer days and longer evenings often mean we are out and about more, having barbecues, family gatherings and probably attending a wedding or two and because our weather is totally unpredictable we [...]

By |2018-07-06T16:01:57+01:00July 7th, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments

What does success mean to you??

I write this having just finished my local Parkrun. For anyone who doesn’t know what this is, it’s a 5K free timed event every Saturday at 9:00am open to all abilities. It’s the first one I had done in a few weeks and although it felt hard work I felt stronger than I remembered at [...]

By |2018-06-16T11:25:09+01:00June 16th, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments

7 surprising health benefits of drinking gin

It can have health benefits – when consumed in moderation, Gin is made from juniper berries, which some refer to as “super berries. From containing flavanoids which improve blood circulation to helping stop water retention, below are the health benefits drinking gin in moderation can have. The juniper-based spirit has shrugged off its reputation from the [...]

By |2018-02-12T16:08:37+00:00February 12th, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments