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Health and Fitness

Gym with Free Weights
Well-being Workouts

30-Minute Full Body Circuit

I never thought I’d see the day where I’d be teaching a circuit class. Aerobics, step and spinning – yes. But circuit? Never. Teaching step aerobics used to be my happy place, and I loved nothing more than preparing new routines for my classes.…

April 5, 2018
Everyday Life Personal Ramblings

Goodbye 2017, Hello 2018

So, here we are. Another year has been and gone and I can’t believe only a couple of weeks ago I was saying good riddance to 2017. So much happened during the last 12 months, and I was happy to hold a middle finger…

January 18, 2018
Well-being

Running the Last Ever Preston 10k

Ever since I completed the 2016 Chester half-marathon, I’ve been desperate to train for another event. Unfortunately, life had other plans. It’s like there’s been a universal conspiracy preventing me from taking part in anything else. Injury, illness, more injury, ill parents, time constraints,…

October 5, 2017
Personal Development Well-being

My Fitness Journey

My fitness journey started roughly 24 years ago when I was about 15 years old. As I write these words I find it difficult to believe I’ve been exercising and keeping myself fit for over half my life. I always thought I wasn’t particularly…

August 31, 2017
Well-being Wellbeing

What does your run feel like?

The Warm Up As I start to warm up I begin to work through my checklist. Pain in left knee? Check. Pain in left hip flexor? Check. Sciatic twinges in my right side? Check. Numbness in right big toe? Oh. This one doesn’t always…

July 11, 2017
Well-being

Rediscovering my love of running

Sometimes, the hardest thing about a run is the act of putting your trainers on and leaving the house. You’re tired, it’s cold and last night’s take-away didn’t agree with you. But more than anything else, you just can’t face running those bloody hills.…

July 4, 2017
Everyday Life Instagram

……my week in images

♥ Movie night with vegan brownies & vegan ice-cream ♥ Full on workout with Jillian Michaels ♥ Autumn leaves while gardening ♥ Veggie peanut pasta ♥ Movie and felting ♥ Manchester Christmas Markets ♥ The new Hamleys Toy shop at the Trafford Centre ♥…

November 29, 2013