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Running After Forty – Am I Too Old to Start Running?

Running After Forty – Am I Too Old to Start Running?

Is It Too Late to Start? It is generally reognised that after forty years of age we start to see the initial signs of ageing or slowing down. If you have never run before, or if you haven’t run for years, you might be asking yourself if it is the most advisable thing to take up. Can my body withstand the demands of this activity, is it even safe to do so? Am I too old to start running? Running…

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How to Stay Motivated for Exercise – 10 Tips to Keep You on Track

How to Stay Motivated for Exercise – 10 Tips to Keep You on Track

Let’s face it, the biggest factor in preventing us from reaching our fitness goals all comes down to motivation which is ultimately a mindset thing. At times it can feel impossible to balance everything going on in our lives and getting out there on a training run can be the easiest thing to drop first. Below are my tips on how to stay motivated for exercise which I have unashamedly put into another acronym – MOTIVATION. I hope they can…

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How to Get Started in Trail Running

How to Get Started in Trail Running

What is Trail Running? Trail running involves running on anything that is unpaved and/or natural. It can take place on anything from softer, more cushioned surfaces like dirt paths and grass to quite aggressive and technical rocky and irregular terrain. It is an awesome way to achieve your fitness goals while connecting with nature. Trail running as a sport focuses more on time and elevation rather than running pace as the terrain can differ so much. This actually takes a…

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Best Beginner Running Tips – From a Beginner

Best Beginner Running Tips – From a Beginner

  Okay, so I can probably categorise myself beyond the beginner stage now but I remember all too well being there and all the struggles that go with it. Instead of following tips and recommendations I was just gung-ho to get to a certain level. I basically ignored all the advice out there in my rush to be a “runner” and therefore fell victim to all the hazards I could so easily have avoided. Here’s my little acronym of advice…

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Living A Better Life – Domino Effects

Living A Better Life – Domino Effects

  A Subtle Shift I couldn’t honestly describe myself as ever being overly earth conscious. Sustainability was always on my radar and I certainly never went out of my way to do the wrong thing. A lot of the time it felt that my very small little contributions to help and do my part were so insignificant it just wasn’t all that worthwhile. Turns out that living a better life is just the domino effects of a few small shifts…

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