The cold, dark, and wet mornings are upon us again as we are heading towards winter. I have to admit, that even for me, who considers herself to be very fit, exercising can become a huge challenge at this time of the year. With each day, I am starting to lose the drive to answer the challenge of […]Read more "5 Ways to Stay Motivated to Exercise During the Colder Months"
Autumn is my favourite season. I enjoy observing nature’s incredible palette of autumn colours, as the leaves are turning into glowing yellow, warm orange, golden brown and some even fade to fascinating red. It is a great time to be outdoors and rediscover the local trails and forests, in preparation for the winter cross-country racing […]Read more "Dial Up Your Energy With This Ancient Super Fruit!"
It is exactly a week ago that I stared right into the eyes of my nemesis at the starting line of the Vitality Oxford Half Marathon. Scrolling back to 2015, exactly year ago, I had the most disastrous run to date, at this very same event. Instead of collecting the finishers’medal in 2015, I had to pull out after only a […]Read more "Why I Needed to Fail to Get to the Top of My Game"
If you are getting married, I suspect that October is no longer synonymous with ‘Oktoberfest’ in your dictionary, but it becomes the month to indulge yourself in ‘all things wedding’ – wedding fairs, bridal shows and exhibitions are taking over big cities such as Birmingham, London, Manchester, to provide you with inspiration (and plenty of temptation to splurge […]Read more "7 Tips to Get an A-List Body for Your Wedding"
This is the first part of a new series which has been inspired by the two week road trip my Hubby and I undertook in California in September 2016. Quite unconventionally, I have decided to start this mini-series with the final two destinations of our trip, Carpinteria and Santa Barbara, purely because we both felt the […]Read more "The Health Conscious Travellers’ Guide to the Perfect Weekend in Santa Barbara and Carpinteria"
I have made many positive changes in my running and fitness routine since the start of this year, most noteably in the areas of implementing a regular prehab routine to keep my physical weaknesses under control; doing functional HIIT style cross-training sessions to get fitter and to injury proof my body, and most recently, exploring sports […]Read more "Rewire Your Brain for Food Freedom"
This is my spring/summer playlist I have been running to over the past 3 months or so. Enjoy and comment to let me know what you think! Warm-up/Getting into the Groove Justin Timberlake – Can’t Stop the Feeling Bright Light Bright Light – All in the Name (feat. Elton John) Main Session Martin Solveig – […]Read more "Audio Fuel – Volume 8"