Motivation

  • Four key things to know about yoga

    Four key things to know about yoga

    13 October 2020

    We all know that yoga is good for improving our flexibility and reducing stress, but have you ever wondered how long it takes to improve and how long you should be holding each pose? These questions and more answered by…

  • Six simple ways to destress when working from home

    Six simple ways to destress when working from home

    7 October 2020

    Although many of us are taking a break from the early morning commute and enjoying an extra hour in bed, in reality working from home can bring up a whole new set of stressors that affect our mood and productivity.…

  • Five small things you can do every day to boost mood

    Five small things you can do every day to boost mood

    6 October 2020

    Nutritional advisor Tracy Breuning from Bio-Kult reveals how simple things can boost your mood during these uncertain times. We can all have periods of low mood and feelings of uncertainty can be common in the current climate. Unsurprisingly, levels of…

  • Get the most out of virtual races

    Get the most out of virtual races

    4 October 2020

    Have you got into virtual racing lately? You’re not alone. With races being cancelled, many race participants have chosen to set goals or targets by signing up for a virtual challenge. Get an even bigger bang for your virtual racing…

  • ‘I’m just hoping to finish the London Marathon’

    ‘I’m just hoping to finish the London Marathon’

    3 October 2020

    Jasmine Barnett is 28 and has two young sons. She’s a self-employed childminder from Pontefract West Yorkshire and is running the London Marathon after losing a lot of weight and recovering from a rare form of leukaemia. What made you…

  • How to ace the London Marathon

    How to ace the London Marathon

    2 October 2020

    The London Marathon will be a very different experience this year, with no crowds to cheer participants and runners having the freedom to choose their own virtual route anywhere in the UK. Motivation and a strong race strategy will both…

  • Why small dietary changes can help you lose weight

    Why small dietary changes can help you lose weight

    30 September 2020

    Trying to lose weight but can’t make your resolutions stick? Dump the quick-fix diet and achieve permanent change by taking baby steps instead. Words: Liz Hollis  Slashing food intake to 800 calories a day, fasting twice a week or an…

  • How to combat ‘decision fatigue’

    How to combat ‘decision fatigue’

    24 September 2020

    Do you struggle to make decisions or go over things in your mind too much? Here’s how to combat the problem and be more decisive… We can all relate to a situation where we have been tired, stressed or generally…

  • Six ways to boost exercise motivation

    Six ways to boost exercise motivation

    23 September 2020

    Today is National Fitness Day and during these challenging times, we all know that exercise will make us feel better mentally as well as physically. Regular exercise has been shown to boost mood and emotional wellbeing and has been recommended…