Boost Your Metabolism

A couple of months ago I swapped the long (5km) runs for sprints and interval training and the biggest change that I’ve noticed aside from an increase in my speed, is my metabolism. My metabolism has never been that of a 12 year old boy, but since my quest to become…

Winter Running Tips

“It’s just too cold”, is what I find my brain tells my legs when they are itching to go for a run, but the fear of facing the cold prevents me from stepping outside and doing the thing that I love the most. Running. If you are like me and…

#EnergyRunning

Whenever I come back from holiday, I find it hard to get back in the gym. During my time away, the beach, mountains and the greater outdoors became my gym and having to swap the most beautiful settings for my grey-ish looking gym always makes me feel demotivated. Adidas #EnergyRunning…

A Change Of Seasons

The summer that never really arrived (in England) has passed and as we welcome Autumn and all of the beautiful moments that will come with it, the dark days and cold mornings can sometimes have a negative impact on our gym motivation. Why go for a run in what looks…

Cardio: A Healthy Heart And …

A recent trip to the doctors left me feeling very smug about my health because my doctor was so impressed with my resting pulse rate; she thought I was a professional athlete. I may have a resting pulse rate that falls into the same category as the elite’s but I…

Hell Week

Whenever there are five Monday’s in a month, most people sigh because it means that payday is far away but if you are a Barry’s Bootcamp goer, a five week month feels like Christmas because the 5th week is known as Hell Week. Seven days, seven workouts. Hell Week follows the standard…

#MySportsPhilosophy

Sports Philosophy is an active wear brand that came into my life earlier this year and since learning about their story and their fight against child labour, I have fallen in love with the brand. They believe in social change (for the better) and their latest campaign asks people to…