Take the plunge with wild swimming

I’m the first to admit it – I don’t really like swimming. I know it’s an extremely effective form of exercise but to be honest I find trudging up and down the pool boring and the chlorine plays havoc with my skin and hair. Recently, however, I’ve discovered outdoor swimming or as it’s better known these days, wild swimming. It started with a dip in the sea on a hot…

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Take it outside

After days of rain and mizzle it appears that spring may have finally sprung. This morning’s weather tempted me outside for a quick session that included sprints and bodyweight exercises – perfect for blowing away the cobwebs. Spring weather provides the perfect opportunity to shake up your exercise regime by training outdoors. Getting out in the fresh air is fun and challenging and, when it comes to venues, we’re spoilt…

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September is a great time to get outdoors.

The new January

During the last couple of weeks I’ve been inundated with enquiries and new clients – something that usually only happens at the beginning of the year. Perhaps it’s the fact the holidays are over and everyone is getting back into a routine or maybe people are trying to lose the extra pounds they put on during the summer. Whatever the reason, September is the perfect time to reassess your fitness…

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A blustery morning at Praa Sands

I’m fortunate enough to live a few minutes from Praa Sands. Tucked in behind the dunes on the south coast, the sandy beach stretches for a mile and is one of my favourite spots for a run, especially out of season when it’s uncrowded. On a blustery day like today it’s a great location for a brisk walk followed by a warming cuppa at one of the beachside cafes. Since my…

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