Do numbers matter?

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Numbers seem to dominate the ‘fitness’ world at times. What’s your PB? How much can you lift? How much do you weigh? What’s the optimum macro division? But I have to question – does it really matter? On the one hand… Paying attention to numbers can be a great way […]

The Nipple Vest

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Do you ever worry what you look like at the gym? As most gyms have walls of mirrors you can’t help but see what you look like whilst working out. In my mind, this naturally leads to worry about looking like an idiot. I used to deal with this by […]

Keeping Weight Off

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Last Autumn, I decided that enough was enough and that I was going to lose the last of my ‘baby weight.’ I knew that whilst this was achievable alone, I would have a lot more success if I had an expert to help me. Upon meeting Jasmine Chu, co-founder of […]

New Fitness Goals

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May’s addition of Women’s Health magazine has an article by Speedo advertising their #MAKE1KWET campaign. The idea is that by following their training plan, you can coach yourself to swim 1K in the same time it would take to run 5K or cycle 10K in just three months. My problem […]

Dancing Man

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Last month, I finally admitted to the world that I have a problem. This may have come as ‘old news’ to many of my friends but it felt good to share. I’ve since been working out my jealousy issues and have been trying to adopt a ‘growth mindset’ type attitude. […]

Gym Goddess

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How many of you go to the gym and people watch? I find that my mind wonders to all kinds of places at the gym. Sometimes I think about the day I’ve just had, or my to-do list. Occasionally I may actually focus on what I’m doing at that moment. […]

Fitness: Running Trails

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Kickstarting a running regime can be hard. I always imagine myself pounding along with not a care in the world. In reality I’m a bit of a sweaty mess struggling to breathe. At one point in time, I really did think that I just couldn’t run. It seemed much easier […]

Light in the Darkness – find the positive

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Next week is the first anniversary of my Dad’s death. It still feels very surreal to be writing that as in some small part of my brain, I still think he’s going to walk through the door tomorrow. That doesn’t make any sense but I think my survival mechanism is to just think […]