Regular Exercise Habits: How do we form them and how do we sustain them? After years of the regular exercise habit of weekly running I have stopped. The regular exercise habit just fell away. It was not as “baked in” to my week. Why did I keep going for over 10 years only to trip, […]Continue ReadingNot Running Up That Hill. Losing a regular exercise habit & how to regain it
Hiding in plain sight: Effects of stress. How I came to realise that we must manage stress better
Chronic stress is insidious and its effects are everywhere in our body. We must learn to recognise this and begin a process of learning to manage stress more effectively Here is my long, partly accidental and very much ongoing story. A story of learning what stress does and how to manage it I haven’t experienced […]Continue ReadingHiding in plain sight: Effects of stress. How I came to realise that we must manage stress better
Twelve Different Things to help my pelvic floor
How can I help my Pelvic floor? It isn’t as efficient as it used to be. Just squeezing doesn’t seem to work I have the occasional accident, running is problematic, I prefer to know where the next toilet will be located. It is a very familiar story and it has a knack of bothering us on […]Continue ReadingTwelve Different Things to help my pelvic floor
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