In the final stage of starting to get active the focus is on actually starting to move. Feel free to move in any way which suits you and here are some lessons I've learned along the way when turning getting active into part of my permanent lifestyle. This stage is called, Becoming the Kinetic Energetic. … Continue reading The Puzzle of Movement: Becoming the Kinetic Energetic
Work On Your Mind It is your biggest barrier and your biggest tool to self realisation and achieving fitness goals is your mind. I've said it a few times and I'll say it again, physical activity and incorporating it into your life can be just as much an emotional and mental challenge as it is … Continue reading The Puzzle of Movement: Find Your Mind
In order to decode the puzzle of movement, I have separated the list into 3 phases. In this phase, The Preparation Position, I address the pre-lace up hurdles that I've faced and how I've managed to push beyond them. Maybe you see yourself in here somewhere, or maybe someone you know. The Preparation Position is … Continue reading The Puzzle of Movement: The Preparation Position
Something really quite spectacular happened this bank holiday weekend. On Sunday, Hackney opened it's roads to thousands of runners for the Hackney Festival of Fitness which included: the Hackney Half Marathon, Hackney Chase Your Mates 5.5k and a school run for the wee ones. That wasn't quite where the spectacular was though, I mean, the … Continue reading Mind Over /half/ Marathon
Last weekend something rather big happened. I ran the Cancer Research Winter Run 10k. A lot of people run 10k on the regular and a lot of people ran the 10k for Cancer Research last weekend. Approximately 17,000 in fact. Needless to say, it was a pretty epic way to spend a Sunday. The course … Continue reading London Winter Run 10k 2017
We all have our comfort zones. I for one am a massive culprit of staying firmly rooted within my comfort zone. At times in my life I have even reduced and reduced what constitutes my comfort zone until I am living my life trapped by my own invisible boundaries. The saying, "life begins at the … Continue reading Running My Fate into My Hands
December came around and I had decided that I wanted to actually start running again. I had been saying this to myself and anyone who would listen for months, almost 6 in fact. I had wanted to start running again when I came out of hospital all those months ago. It was on my "getting better" plan … Continue reading Rise and Shine: Making the Morning Mine!