Tag: health

MOVEMENT, NOURISHMENT AND WELLNESS – A COLLECTION OF MY FAVOURITE 2019 GMACSPURR BLOGS

As 2019 comes to an end, I thought I would share a few of my favourite movement, nourishment and wellness blog posts from the last year.   Movement Bad runs happen to good people 4 free or cheap cross training options New to running? …

GUEST BLOG #17 – WHY DO YOU RUN?

This week’s guest blogger is the wonderful Vicki, aka vickithevibe. Three things I can tell you about Vicki (apart from that she is an incredible runner!): she is a Scot living in Dubai, she is an Adidas running crew coach, and her Instagram feed…

MY TOP 10 DAILY HABITS

Having good daily habits really helps set my day up for success. I do lots of things daily, but I wanted to share with you my top 10 habits. Here they are: Get up when the alarm goes off – don’t hit snooze, as soon…

THE PERFECT AUTUMNAL SOUP THAT REQUIRES ONLY 4 INGREDIENTS

I don’t know about you, but for me autumn/fall equals soup. So recently I’ve been on a soupfest making so many that my freezer is now jam-packed full. This yellow split pea soup requires only 4 ingredients – sweet potatoes, carrots, yellow split peas,…

SHOULD I RUN? ASK YOURSELF THESE 5 QUESTIONS.

When you can’t be bothered running and you’d rather stay in and watch Netflix, or meet your friends for a drink, perhaps have a bath with a glass of wine, or an extra hour in bed; we’ve all been there. But what do you…

NEW TO RUNNING OR COMING BACK FROM INJURY? HERE ARE MY TOP 3 TIPS.

Whether you are coming back to running from time out due to an injury or are completely new to running, I recommend starting out the exact same way. Here are my top 3 tips.

5 KEY FOODS THAT SUPPORT MENTAL HEALTH (AND A BERRY CHIA PUDDING RECIPE)

Four years ago, I was pretty unhealthy. I didn’t eat well and rarely exercised. This was a bad combination, but as I look back now, I realise that, not only was I inactive and didn’t eat well, I was also poorly educated on food….

RUNNER’S ENVY

I’ve got serious runner’s envy. I realised I was a ‘proper’ runner about a year ago. It wasn’t because I was training for a marathon, nor that I had done a 5km, 10km or a half-marathon race in my first 8 months of running….