Two Days Hiking in Postalm

As the toll booth attendant asked me for zwölf euro, I looked at her blankly. In my head, I frantically started counting in German hoping I would manage to reach the correct number. Unfortunately, I was taking…

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What is Self-Care?

Self-care. It’s such a broad term – but what is it? Definitions in the Oxford English Dictionary include: The practice of taking action to preserve or improve one’s own health and the practice of taking…

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How to Stay Hydrated During Exercise

Although staying hydrated is important for everybody, it’s especially important when you lead an active lifestyle. Between 45% – 70% of our total body mass is made up of water. Which means my body is…

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Exploring the Jurassic Coast

The Jurassic Coast is 250 million years old, 95 miles long and England’s first natural World Heritage Site. This rugged landscape is probably most famous for Lulworth Cove which was left behind by the last…

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Thoughts on Turning 40

At the end of May I turned 40. As I sit here writing this, I can’t quite make the link between that number and the fact that I am indeed, now 40. I don’t feel…

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My Review of the Body Sculpture Power Roller Plus

I received a Power Roller Plus from Body Sculpture in return for the following review. All thoughts are my own and I will only recommend products that I am happy to use myself. If you…

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Run faster & stronger with these 6 strength exercises

When you’re a runner, it’s easy to neglect the strength exercises that are beneficial to your training. I’ve been there. You live off the adrenaline of the next sweat fuelled run, trying to push your…

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My Review of The Body Sculpture Kettlebell

Here’s the thing. I love kettlebells. They’re currently my favourite piece of exercise equipment, and I use them in nearly every circuit I teach. They’re also included in every circuit I do myself. The past…

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My Review of the Asics GT-1000 Running Trainers

So, here’s the thing. I hate shopping. Any kind of shopping. If I could order everything online and never step into another shop or changing room again – I would. Unfortunately, life’s just not that…

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