To breathe or not to breathe… properly: why is it even a question? Why does good breathing matter? It is quite literally a matter of life and death. We all know this don’t we, even if we don’t quite understand the physiology of getting Oxygen to the tissues and getting rid of the Carbon Dioxide […]Continue ReadingGood Breathing: How & Why we should take it seriously
Couch to 5k: Panacea for Inactivity or Road to Nowhere?
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?
Ifs, Butts and Maybes: The Glutes as a fashion accessory
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
The Kegels Debate. Here’s my view. What do you think?
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?
Why I have decided to walk more, cycle less and run less
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