Category Exercise

Gym post lockdown

Heading back to the gym post-lockdown

Thinking about heading back to the gym now that COVID-19 lockdown has lifted? Here are some things you may want to think about.

Feel better in 5: is it really a thing?

As we continue to spend copious amounts of time at home due to the coronavirus outbreak and lockdown guidelines, I don’t know about you, but this has given me a lot of time for self reflection and to think about my goals. You only have to take a quick scan of social media to see […]

How to stay motivated to workout at home

It isn’t easy to stay motivated when working out at home, but here are some tried and tested top tips, from me to you.

Getting started with weight training

Have you considered weight training? It has some incredible benefits.

Entering my first race

On my blog, I recently discussed how I’ve had a change in my running mindset which has encouraged me to run further and for longer during the last few months and for healthier reasons than the one that originally drove me. This positive step resulted in my entering of the Cardiff 10K on September 3, […]

My life with sport

I was recently approached by Sport Wales as they were looking for bloggers to contribute to their women and girls in sport campaign, Our Squad Cymru, to speak out about the importance of having women involved in sport. They explained that participation for women still continues to lack behind the statistics we see from our […]

A change in my running mindset

I have been falling in and out of love of my running habit this year like an absolute yo-yo. And for some time, I honestly could not figure out why. I tried downloading new apps, running in new locations and even starting more motivating running playlists. For a time, this helped drive my motivation but […]

Keeping up my fitness motivation

In January, I wrote about ‘the harsh realities of getting fit again’ when I first introduced exercise back into my daily routine. Since then, I’ve been working really hard to make sure that every week I’m either running, doing HIIT or going for a walk. But after a few month of exercise, it’s safe to […]

The harsh reality of getting fit again

At the start of the New Year in 2016, we all said that this would be the year that we would get into shape and finally get back to the body that we actually wanted. I didn’t reach this point until February when I saw a picture of me that completely horrified me and had […]

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Walking in Wales

Going for a walk is literally one of my favourite things to do in the world. And it’s often overlooked as a way to get some exercise in or in an attempt to get fit. But actually, walking is really good for your body and is pretty good for your mental health too. Regular walks […]