Mind & Body

Stories, tips and tricks to support your mind and body to work in harmony

Trail running. How and where to start?

Trail running. How and where to start?

You may have heard about trail running and would like to give it a try, but don't know where to start? Lockdown has given so many a new or renewed interest in running. For those who would like to try something new and give trail running a go or 'Walk and Talk' in...

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Is your body ready to run….really ready?

Is your body ready to run….really ready?

IS YOUR BODY READY TO RUN? EFFICIENTLY?? AND PAIN-FREE?? Humans are meant to run, whatever the distance, aren’t we? We keep running with little niggles, knee issues and injuries, that’s just the way it is, isn’t it? But, when my body became ready to run, things...

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Getting green fingered during ‘lockdown’

Getting green fingered during ‘lockdown’

Every morning when I wake up, I always look out of my window and into the garden. I look to see which flowers are blooming, which tree has grown more leaves, and if the deer have eaten all the tulips. For the last few weeks, since ‘isolation’ I’ve found myself looking...

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Why it’s good to come last sometimes!

Why it’s good to come last sometimes!

Chip timers and online results can add real pressure to race day, but here’s why you should embrace your ranking whether you’re on the podium or at the back. Sometimes when I’m racing, it feels like I’m flying. You know that sense that your breathing is steady, your...

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Get up, Get out, Feel good!

Get up, Get out, Feel good!

Feeling sooo ‘blah’, you’d rather sit on the sofa than go find a trail to run, get to the gym, or do anything else, I can empathize. For me, I have learnt how to counteract that! I can easily stare out of a window and wander in my thoughts for hours on end. I can...

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