Personal Challenge

Last week was pretty intense in terms of trying new things, getting outside of my comfort zone and pushing myself physically. I went on a trip with the local cadets to supervise them and act as pastoral care for the girls who were going. That is how it was advertised to me anyway. When I…

The Downsides of Long Hair

Shout out to all girls (and guys) with long hair who forget to bring a hair band to the gym! Anyone who has spent an hour with a mop of hair in their face will know this pain. I’ve also tried plaiting it and tucking the end in the straps of my top. Doesn’t stay…

It’s All In Your Head

As you flick through Pinterest you tend to come across the occasional inspiration quote because people seem to love that sort of thing. Write anything in gold over a stunning photo of an unrelated beach or mountains and people will share it for years. However, I do occasionally see one that makes sense. You are…

Finding your 1%

“I want to get fit” and “I want to eat healthier” are objectives that many of us share, however it can feel like you would need to make huge changes to your life to do that. There is a better way…

You Are Not An Athlete

This may be stating the obvious but I think sometimes people need to be reminded not to be so hard on themselves. Deciding that you want to be fitter and exercise does┬ánot┬ámean that you have to starve yourself, visit the gym every day and live off protein shakes. Start small. What can you do to…

Round is a Shape

Following on from my original post, the theme of this website overall could be summarised as “stop whining, if you want to change something then change it.” Now I know that is easier said than done. I get it. But my patience has a limit. I thought for a long time that I was rather…