Exercise is for LIFE

Not just for January. Not just for the post-Christmas weight loss. Not just for bigger biceps. Not just for Parkrun PBs. Not just the #crushedmyworkout Insta-selfie. Although all those things are great. Exercise is about keeping your body active which can help strengthen bones, strengthen muscles, burn fat, boost mood, reduce stress, improve memory, improve…

Instructor Life: Les Mills BodyCombat AIM1

This weekend I spent a long Saturday travelling to London for my BodyCombat AIM1 (Advanced Instructor Module).  BodyCombat is the Les Mills workout that offers mixed martial arts inspired exercise to music and is the most recent, most challenging, of the classes I teach.  I attended my initial module training for this in May 2017…

January Motivation

January. Clock has ticked over into a New Year. A time with thoughts of new goals and resolutions in the air, perhaps with a shiver of fear – so much pressure!, or excitement perhaps – what new experiences and possibilities will there be?  

New challenge: running Brighton Marathon 2018

This month I ran Oxford Half Marathon for the fourth time and so far that 13.1 miles is the furthest distance I’ve achieved.  Now it’s it’s time to take on a new challenge and tackle the full 26.2 miles distance.  Eeek!  I’m very excited to be doing this and especially excited to have a place with…