healthy lifestyle

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Should you exercise on holiday?

Everyone deserves a break (I’ve just come back from 3 weeks hiatus/holiday!!), and during this time I definitely minimised my training/exercise regime while on vacation (I have definitely put on more than a few Lbs. but I am going to address that in a different post :p) but I didn’t get rid of working out […] Read more…

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Teach Yourself To Enjoy Running

How do you enjoy running? Running has been the subject of a lot of my conversations recently (with New Year’s resolutions looming many friends want to know more about it) and a lot of people tell me they don’t run which for me is terrible because you are really missing out. Particularly parents. The two […] Read more…

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Are You “Too Old To Run”?

When is it too late to start running? And when are you too old to run? From what I have seen, the answer is never. I am constantly overtaken at races and events by the mature runners more often than the “young and spritely” looking ones. This definitely inspires me to improve as I get older […] Read more…

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What’s Your BMR? +FREE PRINTABLE

I thought I would post the BMR calculation here because it was a helpful tool (for me) when I was trying to determine how much I should be eating specifically to my age, height etc. Before I do though there are a few things to say: 250 calories from a Mars bar is not the […] Read more…