The New Niggle: How to Get Rid of Missed Exercise Guilt

Most active people know that there is no better feeling than finishing a workout covered in sweat and knowing you’ve really put some effort in, which is why so many people get hooked on a healthy lifestyle.  However, sometimes it’s not finding motivation to get to the gym, but the anxiety caused when you can’t… Read More The New Niggle: How to Get Rid of Missed Exercise Guilt

The New Niggle: Should I apply for a charity place in the London Marathon?

Last week thousands of magazines were dropped through letterboxes either saying ‘You’re In’ or ‘Sorry’ as ballot places for the London Marathon 2016 were allocated.  I received my entry magazine through my Good for Age place, but I’m very lucky as anyone who has ever entered the ballot will agree that getting a place seems… Read More The New Niggle: Should I apply for a charity place in the London Marathon?

The New Niggle: Should girls use protein powder?

Eating for exercise is really confusing – particularly when there are so many conflicting and misleading ideas buzzing around Instagram, blogs and other social media.  One of the biggest points of confusion for girls I find is protein powder. If a friend starts a particular hobby or eating practice then it’s normal to think about… Read More The New Niggle: Should girls use protein powder?

The New Niggle: How to be a ‘runner’ – the nitty gritty of getting started

Anyone who knows me or has read my About Me will know that I am not a ‘runner’ by nature.  By this I mean I wasn’t a naturally sporty child, I shunned PE at school, and it wasn’t until I turned 20 that I decided I wanted to be a ‘runner’.  Since then I have… Read More The New Niggle: How to be a ‘runner’ – the nitty gritty of getting started