Shona’s Story – 7 marathons on 7 continents

In November 2010, I ran my first marathon in New York, and despite vomiting and a fairly high degree of pain at mile 23, I really enjoyed it and I was buzzing for about a week afterwards. At that time, I thought I would only ever run one marathon. I thought it would just be something to tick off the bucket list!

Get fit. Get outside.

The gorgeous bout of summer weather the UK has enjoyed over the last few weeks means that, if you’re anything like me, you haven’t exactly felt enthusiastic about wasting precious hours of sunlight and pleasant temperatures in a stuffy, air-conditioned gym. Don’t get me wrong, I love the gym – I dream of a world […]

5 Fitness DVD’s That Actually Work!

Everyone has their own ideas and time scales for getting fit. For example, did you know that 15% of Americans have a gym membership. But only half use it. Getting healthy seems to be more and more work these days. And can be expensive when you take into account memberships and sports hire. This is […]

Why is fitness so confusing?

There are mixed messages regarding health and fitness everywhere we look. Orange juice that is part of your five a day but shouldn’t be drank because its too high in sugar. Do 1000 squats each day but only in a morning. Eat a banana before each workout unless you have a protein shake after. So […]

The First Female Marathon Runner

This weekend around 45,000 people, men and women, will take part in the London Marathon. However 40 years ago the marathon was a male dominated event. In 1967, Kathrine Switzer was the first woman to enter the Boston marathon as a numbered entry. After realizing that a woman was running, race organizer Jock Semple went […]

Valentines Workout

♥ This couples workout is designed for you to spend some quality time together with your partner while sneaking in a little workout. ♥ ♡♡♡♡♡♡♡♡♡♡♡♡♡♡♡♡♡♡ Exercise 1: Squat Jumps with big tens Stand facing each other squat down low then power up into a jump clapping your partners hands at the top of the jump. […]