Health and fitness resolutions

Health and fitness resolutions

I have set myself many goals and aims for 2014, in various areas such as health, fitness, happiness, travel, home, and so on.  But I also have an aim that spans all of these, an aim to be kinder to…

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When women weren’t allowed to run marathons

When women weren’t allowed to run …

As I write this I am currently still nursing my sprained ankle caused about a month ago by tripping over a tree root at Park Run in Bournemouth.  As someone who did very limited physical activity up until about 18…

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Running, a year on (or, I ran to Nottingham)

Running, a year on (or, I ran …

It’s funny how a spur of the moment decision can have such a major impact on your life.  At the end of July last year I had a day off work at home, which meant that I was on dog-walking…

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Workout Wishlist

Workout Wishlist

I got a little bit grumpy when I saw an article in the Sunday Times magazine recently advocating getting active and starting going to the gym, running or other sports, with a ‘Get the kit’ guide to buying sportswear that…

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Body conscious

Body conscious

Sometimes it feels like it is not very British to be anything but self-deprecating, and that it is drummed into us to brush off compliments and do down our own achievements.  When I post outfit photos on here I sometimes…

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