Leg toners – Warrior III

You’d think standing on one leg is pretty easy but, in reality it’s not. When I get my clients to stand on one leg the first time, very few can do it for more than 10 seconds without falling. It takes a lot of strength in your leg and core, as well as...

Why I run by Jill Jordan

This is a guest post by Jill from Proper Fud  I run to keep active.  I run for my sanity.  I run to ease the guilt of my indulged sweet tooth.  I run from the endless questions posed by a 3 year old.  I could do other things, but I choose to run.  I wanted to run for...

Ten tips for Safe Running

Tie your shoelaces well – if your shoelaces come undone while running and you stumble over them you are quite likely to fall on your face – ouch. Tie them well and check before you set off! Be seen – If you are running in the dark make sure you wear some type of...

Yoga for runners: The pigeon

This is one of my favourite postures to do myself and to teach to my girls as it’s such a powerful posture you feel the effects immediately. It particularly targets your hips, which is where a lot of issues originate from. If you suffer from sciatica, lower back...

Friday news roundup

Here’s a selection of news, articles and blog posts that have caught my attention recently. This is no new news, but a good reminder anyway –  Exercising outdoors twice as good for your mental health as the gym  We are among the worst couch potatoes in...