Mental Health, Running

Running and The Brain

A while back I wrote about the beneficial impacts that yoga has on the brain and it got me thinking about other sports. We have all heard of runners high, the phenomenon that occurs leading to feelings of euphoria during or after running. While runners high is incredibly unpredictable and not everyone will experience it,… Continue reading Running and The Brain

Exercise, Mental Health

Top Tips for Keeping Well This Winter (especially during lockdowns)

My dear friends, Welcome back to my blog. Earlier this week I posted an article explaining why it is that a lot of people tend to feel worse in winter. This year, a bit of a different winter presents itself to us. With lockdowns and the threat of COVID-19, restrictions have been put in place… Continue reading Top Tips for Keeping Well This Winter (especially during lockdowns)

Exercise, Running

The Great South Run: A Review

It is early in the morning. I have butterflies in my stomach as I try to force down a bowl of porridge. It’s plain porridge, ungarnished by my usual spread of frozen berries, nut butters and flax seeds. I don’t like taking risks with my digestion before running anything longer than a 5k. I am… Continue reading The Great South Run: A Review