What is Couch to 5K? It is the name of a phenomenally successful NHS app, designed to get people from no activity at all, so, sitting on the couch, to running for a distance of five kilometres One thinks of people as sitting on a sofa or chair and being on a couch when in […]Continue ReadingCouch to 5k: Panacea for Inactivity or Road to Nowhere?
Part One: Ifs? Iffy more like. We sit too much really, and don’t walk enough. This is the real Glutes story but it isn’t making the headlines. At least not on TikTok or in Closer magazine If you want something on trend buy Flares not Jeggings. Drink a smoothie with activated charcoal in it and […]Continue ReadingIfs, Butts and Maybes: The Glutes as a fashion accessory
Is there anything controversial about the Kegel Exercise? This may come as a shock to some, that there might be a Kegels debate For those of you who don’t know, it is the most commonly practiced non surgical intervention for a weak Pelvic Floor. It was developed by its eponymous creator, Arnold Kegel. He was […]Continue ReadingThe Kegels Debate. Here’s my view. What do you think?
Walk more? Really? Why Bother? So here’s the thing: I was a cardio girl: Aerobics, Step, Aqua, HIIT, Running… you name it, I did it and often taught it too. Now I aim to walk more. The rest, not so much. I discovered the benefits and the love of regular, and to be honest, any […]Continue ReadingWhy I have decided to walk more, cycle less and run less
What is the Difference Between Pilates and Yoga? This is a question I have heard many times over the years. However, I have always been reluctant to answer because I couldn’t answer as I’d not experienced enough Yoga. I haven’t particularly enjoyed my Lockdown life but I must admit there has been one outstanding benefit: […]Continue ReadingThe Difference Between Pilates and Yoga