Do you ‘just run’?

Someone once told me, “Just go out and run.” If your main aim is to enjoy running, that’s a perfectly sensible strategy to take. If your main aim is to stay fit for life, you may want to include some other types of training. Stretching, strength and mobility all play a part in our overallContinue reading “Do you ‘just run’?”

It’s all about balance

You’re a runner – how long can you balance on one foot without wobbling? Can you master the stork test? Have you ever stopped to realise that running is a one-legged activity? Have a go at balancing. Practice, rehearse and let yourself wobble. Your body will protect you, provided you don’t forget to breathe! EveryContinue reading “It’s all about balance”

Do your best

Today’s blog is one I’ve been working on for a while. Three distinct thoughts started as three different blogs, then I returned to something I’d read before and it made them one. 1. Expert First of all, a very excellent friend asked me what made someone an expert and whether or not an individual canContinue reading “Do your best”

How high is your moral high-ground?

I listened to a really excellent Ted Talk yesterday, “It’s OK to feel overwhelmed. Here’s what to do next” with Elizabeth Gilbert. It wasn’t an easy listen and was pretty uncomfortable at times. Then I saw an interesting post from a friend who does an enormous amount of volunteering for homeless people locally. The postContinue reading “How high is your moral high-ground?”

Stop nagging…

My Dad’s great: intelligent, funny, kind and thoughtful; reliable, steady and an excellent listener. Dad also takes most of what he reads with a healthy dose of cynicism. He refuses to believe everything at face value and is very careful to find secure sources. When it comes to his health, however, he can be frustratinglyContinue reading “Stop nagging…”