Boutique Fitness – Is it worth the money?

I’ve recently moved gyms and during a particularly unenjoyable 20 minutes on the Stairmaster, I started to think about boutique fitness and what I really wanted from a gym membership. When it comes to choosing a gym, there are a few things…

Swimming In Lac de Passy

When G and I decided to escape to Chamonix for a week, I felt that this would be the ideal opportunity for me to take my new found love of open water swimming across the border.  You might think about visiting…

Sport is for Every Body…

Sport IS for everybody, the only boundaries are the ones you set yourself. Regardless of this fact, I still see and hear of many people saying things along the lines of ‘I can’t’ or ‘I don’t like running or going to…

My Swimming Journey & Why you should head to the pool…

Let me pose a couple of scenarios for you;  There’s a big day ahead, the fridge is empty, you’ve got a mountain of washing at home and it feels like every single e-mail you write starts with “I apologize for…

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Trekking from Planpraz To Le Brévent, Chamonix

A few week’s back G and I loaded up my car and escaped to Chamonix, which is a place that holds many important memories for me and feels like a home away from home.  During our journey, we sang, took…

I tried…Cross Fit

…Again! So, Cross Fit is something that fascinates me, I suppose I viewed it as an elite fitness club with terms, titles, and numbers that I just don’t understand. But, like all good things, I WANTED to understand,  Several years…

Summer Gym Playlist 2018

I’m obsessed with Music, for example when I consider that 20 years ago the vast amount of music available at my fingertips was a distant and incredible dream, I now fear a world without being able to stream whatever/whenever I want.…

Swimming The Henley Mile (Well, half of The Henley Mile…)

Of all my idea’s, I’m not sure that running a 12km Obstacle Race the day before swimming Henley was one of my greatest idea’s, but life has a funny way of just working out… We woke up early and in…

Open Water Swimming – As a complete beginner…

When I announced to G that I was going to enter an ‘Open Water Swimming‘ event at Henley, he looked at me like I’d completely lost the plot and started laughing. In all honesty, I completely understood his reaction and…

The ‘Almost’ 3 Peaks Challenge

I honestly think that at least once a week we should all sit down and take a moment to be bloody grateful for the opportunities that come our way in life.  I think the ideal time for this, is after…

Samsung Gear Fit 2 Pro – Sports watch meets Smart Watch

If was I was to describe my relationship with fitness trackers in one word, I’d choose ‘complicated‘.  I’d become sick and tired of the unpredictable readings,  alongside the troubled times when I felt controlled by my daily statistics. Not to mention…

Kinder Scout – The Mass Trespass Walk

It wouldn’t have been a training walk without me casually sitting on a large rock, staring thoughtfully into the distance, wondering when it’s going to be acceptable for me to eat my bacon sandwich.  Okay, let’s start with a little…


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