April 23rd, 2017 – a grey start in London.  The forecast was pretty good, not too hot and not too cold, just right in fact for a 26.2 mile run as far as I could tell.  That’s all it is, just a long run, at least that’s what I was telling myself, and It happens to.. read more →

I’ve always had a love for water, one day I will live by the sea, I’m a Cancerian after all, but I do have both a fear and respect for it at the same time. I’m no swimmer so when I bought my paddleboard last summer for some summer fun that I could take anywhere.. read more →

Is free Personal Training  on the NHS a good move or a bad move?  I have mixed feelings on this topic. Obesity and diabetes are serious and can be life threatening conditions. For many these conditions are preventable or curable with lifestyle changes. Should the NHS be funding personal trainers to help these people or.. read more →

16 Mar 2016
March 16, 2016

Sugar Tax – A Sweet Debate

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The budget has been announced and one of the announcements is the Sugar Tax levy on sugary drinks. I personally welcome this news, and my reasons for this are below. We have an obesity crisis in the UK.  Obesity has been on the rise for the past few years, also in Children – 10% of young children starting.. read more →

By it’s very title the word Superhuman might conjure up images of fantasy figures with special super powers like Superman and Wonder woman, not your average Joe like me, so when I entered this event it was never because I thought I was actually Superhuman!  It’s a mixed team event where you take part in crossfit.. read more →

14 Feb 2016
February 14, 2016

Six Nations Special – Rugby Training

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England Rugby fans are celebrating today after the squad beat Italy 9-40  putting England at the top of the table in the 2016 Six Nations tournament!   Have you ever wondered how rugby players train? In any professional level sports like rugby, it’s your job, so training takes place under a rigorous schedule daily and involves.. read more →

07 Feb 2016
February 7, 2016

Longleat 10km

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After the awful weather we had yesterday with the driving rain and gale force winds,  I have to admit that I was not relishing the idea of running a 10km race in these conditions.  But as luck would have it the conditions were near on perfect.  Broken cloud, dry, the wind had dropped, there was.. read more →

23 Jan 2016
January 23, 2016

How much water should you be drinking?

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I was asked a question the other day ‘how much water should I be drinking in a day?’ So I thought this would be a good basis for a blog post. The guidelines from the Health Authorities have always been 8 glasses / 2 litres a day. But, everybody is different and so hydration can.. read more →

Treat yourself this January with pure collagen capsules, the perfect remedy for post-party skin! As your natural supply of collagen starts to deplete from around the age of 25, taking a collagen supplement can help maintain a youthful complexion and optimum well-being. proto-col collagen capsules stimulate the skin’s natural production of collagen and boost skin elasticity… read more →

I saw this article from the Daily Mail today on the internet, it was posted a few days ago, and as it is something that I feel so passionate about I had to share it.  This is something that I was saying years ago and I even wrote to the House of Commons! Personal trainers could help patients.. read more →