Latest articles, Triathlon

Some obvious and not so obvious lessons I’ve learnt after taking part in a Go-Tri

Last week I took part in Skipton Go-Tri. A 200 metre swim, a 9.5k bike and a 2.5k run.  It allows those interested in triathlon to get an idea of what it’s all about and for the more experienced it’s a great way to practise transitions or do some training. So here’s what I learnt.… Read More Some obvious and not so obvious lessons I’ve learnt after taking part in a Go-Tri

Latest articles, Triathlon

Think triathlon is for the toughest of the tough – you’re wrong.

There is no doubt since the arrival of the Brownlee brothers the popularity of triathlon has exploded. The number of people now taking part in the sport has grown by almost 40 percent since 2014 and almost half of these are women. Despite having a reputation for being only for the toughest of athletes, triathlon… Read More Think triathlon is for the toughest of the tough – you’re wrong.

Latest articles, Mental Health

Want a bit more mindfulness in your life? Here’s how

Bernie Leonard mindfulness expert We all want a bit more mindfulness in our lives but with work, children and everything else life throws at you it can be a struggle. One formerly stressed-out busy mum, Bernie Leonard, believed mindfulness was so important she gave up a successful teaching career to completely focus on it. Mum… Read More Want a bit more mindfulness in your life? Here’s how

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No thanks to ice sculptures, £1,000 cakes and gold embossed invites for our wedding

Phone anywhere when planning your nuptials and just by dropping the word wedding into the conversation the price of food, flowers and clothing miraculously doubles. Look at any wedding literature and it is likely to use the words ‘best day of your life’ pushing you into buying those £200 shoes and that £1,000 cake you probably… Read More No thanks to ice sculptures, £1,000 cakes and gold embossed invites for our wedding