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10,000 burpees later…

Today is the day. It’s done, it’s over and I’m ready for a change! The 100 Day Fitness Challenge comes to an end today and my own personal challenge of 100 burpees each day for 100 days is over too. … Continue reading

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10 Ways to Combat Stress

With National Stress Awareness Day on Wednesday 7th November I thought I’d offer you a timely reminder of how to keep stress at bay. Know your enemy! If you know why you get stressed it is much easier to manage … Continue reading

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‘The Long Walk’ – 25 October 2012

On Thursday  25 October my trusty Nordic Walkers undertook their first ‘Long Walk’ with me. The route was a combination of two smaller routes I offer. It turned out to be 11.67 miles and about 3.25 hours. We crossed paths … Continue reading

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10 reasons why I love Nordic Walking…

I’ve just got back from another delightful walk. This is why I love it so… I am not in an office doing this… I get to see views like this, this and this each time I go out.     … Continue reading

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Week three – done!

The 100 Day Fitness Challenge is well and truly underway. We’re at day 22 and the number of people wanting to get involved grows slowly each week (hmm, as the number of days to be active gets fewer, interesting …!) … Continue reading

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Cholesterol – Not the bad guy!

In the space of two days I was asked by two different people why I promote butter and coconut oil. Both are saturated fats which, if you believe what you read in the printed press, GP surgeries and TV, is … Continue reading

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Week one – done!

We’ve done it! Week one of the 100 Day Challenge is complete and the first Sunday Wake Up session took place this morning. Twenty trusty souls rolling out of bed earlier than normal to get their day’s activity in! The … Continue reading

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Ladies at 11 Conference

On Friday I had the pleasure of attending the last Ladies at 11 Conference in Surbiton. It was a small group of ladies in attendance but that didn’t mean the event was to be sniffed at. It was a fascinating … Continue reading

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Lovely little buggers…

Pro-biotics. Just a load of bugs? Do you buy those products that are advertised as containing ‘friendly bacteria’, that ‘help bloating’ and generally are touted as being a health food? Are they working? Are they worth it? The pro-biotic market … Continue reading

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Day One

It starts today. 100 Days of Fitness. By 31 December I aim to have tried new stuff, run a 10km team event and also helped other people to get moving and doing something each day. Even Christmas Day. Twenty one … Continue reading

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