Tag Archives: fitness

What I learnt last week

Here are the things I learnt last week. Jan 8th: Yoga is incredibly beneficial.  It’s relaxing, calming, energising and strengthening both physically and mentally.  Out of all the exercise I do, yoga should be given priority. Jan 9th: I went … Continue reading

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New horizons: the 2013 list

I’m not making New Year’s resolutions this year.  Instead I’m creating a list of the things that I plan on doing, which will hopefully nurture my body and feed my soul and make me a better person. Here is that … Continue reading

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50@50 review: numbers 11-20

Here is my review of the second section of my 50@50 list. Write 50 blog posts – Including this one, I’ve managed to write 64 posts in 2012. Read 50 books – Earlier this week, I posted my list of the … Continue reading

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50@50 review – numbers 1-10

As I’ve just had another birthday, I thought it would be an opportune moment to review my 50@50 list to find out how it was coming along.  Here is an update of numbers 1 to 10. 1.  Tea at the … Continue reading

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Things I thought I’d never say

I’ve joined a running club. I’d always thought I’d hated running.  I got tired, my legs ached, I was puffed out, I couldn’t keep going.  So I avoided it whilst secretly admiring those that were jogging round the streets or … Continue reading

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The Happiness Project – Week 1

I downloaded Gretchen Rubin’s book The Happiness Project and read it pretty much in one sitting.  By the time I got to the end, I already felt happier. I’m essentially a happy and optimistic person but, like everyone, I have … Continue reading

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Day 5: On the attack

Having made inroads into getting the house on form, now it was time to turn the attention to myself, so it was off to the gym for a couple of classes.  The first one was Body Pump, which is basically … Continue reading

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Rising to the challenge

It had seemed like a good idea but when I had to sign a disclaimer to say that I was aware that bouldering (another name for a type of indoor climbing) carried a risk of serious injury or death, I … Continue reading

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Five tips to motivate yourself to exercise

Exercise.  We all know we should do it, we all want to do it, but isn’t it just so hard to actually get out there and do it.  Here are five tips to motivate yourself into action. 1.            Exercise isn’t … Continue reading

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