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Content Writing Mental Health Well-being

What Does Self-Care Mean to You?

Follow my blog with Bloglovin What does Self-Care Mean to You? was first published in December 2018 and updated in February 2021. Self-care. It’s such a broad term – but what is it? Definitions in the Oxford English Dictionary include: The practice of taking action…

February 11, 2021
Health Well-being

If You Run, You Are A Runner

Follow my blog with Bloglovin If you run, you are a runner I can’t remember where I first saw this quote, but I’ve seen it several times on social media over the last few months. I’m sure many people have said it, but I…

August 14, 2020
A couple out hiking
Content Writing Well-being Workouts

How to Stay Hydrated During Exercise

How to Stay Hydrated During Exercise was first published in July 2018 and updated in March 2020. The 16th – 22nd March is Nutrition and Hydration Week, so it seemed appropriate to update this post about how to stay hydrated during exercise. Looking after…

March 19, 2020

A Strenuous Hike Up Zwölferhorn Mountain

In the morning sun the heat was excruciating. It made hiking up Zwölferhorn even harder than it already was, and each time we hit a patch of shade, we both let out a sigh of relief. Eventually, under the cover of the forest, we…

March 22, 2019
Woman on a beach
Everyday Life Well-being

Thoughts on Turning 40

At the end of May I turned 40. As I sit here writing this, I can’t quite make the link between that number and the fact that I am indeed, now 40. I don’t feel 40, but then what exactly does being 40 feel…

June 18, 2018
Body Sculpture Power Roller Plus

My Review of the Body Sculpture Power Roller Plus

I received a Power Roller Plus from Body Sculpture in return for the following review. All thoughts are my own and I will only recommend products that I am happy to use myself. If you purchase the Power Roller Plus through this link and…

June 8, 2018
Woman's legs wearing blue running leggings and pink trainers

Run Faster & Stronger with These 6 Strength Exercises

When you’re a runner, it’s easy to neglect the strength exercises that are beneficial to your training. I’ve been there. You live off the adrenaline of the next sweat fuelled run, trying to push your body that little bit harder each time. And depending…

May 25, 2018
10kg Kettlebell

My Review of The Body Sculpture Kettlebells

Here’s the thing. I love kettlebells. They’re currently my favourite piece of exercise equipment, and I use them in nearly every circuit I teach. They’re also included in every circuit I do myself. The past few months have mainly been spent training for the…

May 16, 2018
Rows of kettlebells
Well-being Workouts

Full Body 30-Minute Circuit

Time for another workout! This is a circuit I did with a personal training client a few weeks ago. Do each exercise for 45-seconds working as hard as you can, followed by 15-seconds of rest. After each full circuit, rest for 1-minute. Repeat. Remember…

April 30, 2018