Ok, in a couple of short weeks it’s going to be Christmas. A time to get together with friends and family and eat and drink like there’s no tomorrow, right? That’s ok, I guess. It depends on what you do for the rest of the year, really. Are you going to pig out until the [...]
I am usually a happy and positive person, however, I’m recovering from an ankle sprain and I have been really grumpy. Seriously, anyone I live with will back this statement up. I haven’t been able to run or workout like usual, but it’s given me lots of time to reflect on how important exercise, and [...]
Depending on your gym or personal trainer you may have your body composition assessed in a few different ways. The two most popular calculations are BMI and waist to hip measurements. Personally, I don’t ‘automatically’ do either of these calculations because, depending on the client, it can have a negative effect on their attitude and [...]
Following on from my last blog post…check out my friend, Barbara Hughes’ latest blog entry. Barbara is an amazing athlete and is training for a 70.3k race. Her attitude and perseverance is an inspiration to all.
A few people have made comments about their fitness this week that I feel the need to respond to. While it is important to be careful not to over-train, or ignore injury, it is equally important not to underestimate what you are capable of. It is so easy, especially when we get older, to make [...]