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New Term, New Start!

New Term, New Start! Hello! I haven't written a post for a while so as I now have a little more time, I can catch up with my website. Work has been really busy over this year which is great but leaves little time for writing and such like. I have just returned from almost [...]

By | August 19th, 2018|Articles|0 Comments

Self Care, it’s not selfish….

Self Care, it's not selfish.... I have not written a post for a while as, last year, I became quite overwhelmed with life in general really. I was extremely busy work-wise (which is great!) but sometimes you get so busy looking after other people, you forget to look after yourself. I just did not feel [...]

By | January 3rd, 2018|Articles|1 Comment

Collection for the Preston Refuge

Collection for Preston Refuge I recently received an email from a lady from SafeNet who was setting up a run/walk group in the Preston Refuge which helps women, men and children who have suffered domestic violence. There were a few reasons I jumped at the chance to support this. One being, I myself have needed [...]

By | June 14th, 2017|Articles|0 Comments

The low carbohydrate, high fat diet continues…

The low carbohydrate, high fat diet continues... Three months ago I decided to try to change my eating habits for a number of reasons (see previous post about LCHF eating).  I thought I would write an updated post about how things were going. At first I thought I would never be able to give up [...]

By | January 12th, 2017|Articles|0 Comments

The low carb, high fat diet…on trial

The low carb, high fat diet...on trial I have been eating a low carb, high fat diet now for exactly one month. Here is how this journey of healthy eating began. What is it? The low carb high fat (LCHF) diet is basically cutting out most of the carbs from your diet (including all sugar) [...]

By | November 21st, 2016|Articles|2 Comments

The final Count Down…My first 70.3 Triathlon!

The final Count Down...My first 70.3 Triathlon I am often one to challenge (frighten) myself so after I survived the first two sprint triathlons last year I thought I would step up to a longer one, the Ultimate Half starting in Dearnside Lake in Whitchurch.  A 70.3 is 1.2 mile swim, 56 mile [...]

By | June 20th, 2016|Articles|2 Comments

Healthy Start Holidays

Rik and Laura founded Healthy Start Holidays in 2015. In this quick interview, they explain what’s on offer, and who would be interested in coming along. What is Healthy Start Holidays all about? We see people wanting to make steps towards being healthier, but not always finding themselves represented by the extreme approaches to sport [...]

By | December 22nd, 2015|Articles, Reviews|0 Comments

My first Tri…

My first tri Well, I did it! After 2-3 months of swimming lessons and frustration at not being able to 'breathe' in the water, I actually completed my first ever triathlon. Not only did I complete it, I really enjoyed it. Here's how it went... After a pretty sleepless night, I got up and tried [...]

By | April 29th, 2015|Articles|0 Comments

My triathlon training – the beginning

My triathlon training - the beginning Well, swimming is something that I have been wanting to learn for a long time, but as I don't particularly enjoy the water it is something that I have been putting off. I always say to my client 'There is never a right time, just enter a race and [...]

By | February 9th, 2015|Articles|0 Comments

Cycling, the new running?

Cycling, the new running? A year ago I bought my first bike. I always stayed away from cycling, preferring to keep my feet on the ground but I thought I would take the leap and give it a go. I bought the bike, bought the kit, bought the small kids helmet (I have a little [...]

By | October 22nd, 2014|Articles|0 Comments