It’s a new year, a fresh new start. A chance to accomplish the resolutions you have set. And before we all get overwhelmed by the fitness routines we have set out to do, that probably isn't realistic. Take a step back. Are you really going to be able to fit in that 60-minute workout at 5 am all before work? That’s why we’ve put together 5 ways you can stick with your fitness routine for longer than a week! Read More
"Running! What could be more straightforward?" I hear you cry. Well, I’ve made a number of school-girl errors over the years, ranging from painful chafing to embarrassing and unintentional flashing, all of which have made me the runner I am today... basically, much the same as I was 10 years ago, but slightly more wizened. I have, however, learned some valuable lessons and want to share my 10 top tips for a great run (they may well help you, too).
Getting fit and feeling great is about finding exercise you actually enjoy that makes you feel good and look your best. Here are the titles the magazine.co.uk team love for keeping them inspired, motivated and moving all year round... here's to finding fitness you love!
Hate the gym?
The last time I posted I was discussing my love of Women's Health magazine and just how it inspired me to not only improve my eating habits but giving me ideas on changing up my exercise routine, keeping me motivated. So in this post I thought I would share with you my own fitness routines in the hope that I might in turn inspire a few of you to perhaps get exercising or pushing yourselves further.
I'm a creature of habit so I tend to exercise at the same time each day, getting up at 6am whilst the kids are asleep so I can work out in relative peace and quiet. Exercising Monday, Wednesday and Friday and then going for a run on a Sunday. Read More
I sit here writing this with slightly sore legs, achy feet and a glowing sense of achievement. Recently I ran the Brighton Marathon for Mind – a charity that helps people with mental health problems and their relatives. Now that I’ve crossed the finish line and the endorphins are wearing off, I’ve had a chance to reflect on what I’ve accomplished. Covering 26.2 miles is no small feat so to help you ahead of your own race, here are some top tips from myself and fellow runners.