The Choice to Move

What would you do if you were told that you wouldn’t have full use of your limbs tomorrow? Having a fully functioning body is something that most of us take for granted. It’s something we forget to be grateful for. There are a lot of things we don’t appreciate until they’re taken away from us, whether on a temporary or more permanent basis. In 2009 I was restricted to a leg cast for 6 weeks during the summer after finishing...

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CrossFit: In Summary

For those who follow me on Instagram or other social media, you’ll know that CrossFit has become a part of my regular training regime as of late last year. It has been likened to a ‘cult’ by some but I love it, and here’s why for those of you who may be are curious and/or have asked me: The training is very functional in nature and as the name suggests, crosses many disciplines. Workouts use a mix of bodyweight, gymnastics-style...

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Flat feet & MAGIC insoles

Here's the thing about flat feet. Chances are that if you have flat feet, or 'duck feet' as I call mine, then you probably don't like running or struggle with it more than the average person. Even if you consider yourself a fit and healthy individual. What I have found flat feet an advantage for however are squats! I do a good squat. As some of you may already know, I have a funny relationship with running. I've never considered myself a...

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