Following the theme of Ivonne’s excellent blog about the benefits of knitting on mental health I would like to put the case for exercise as well. I can often leave work feeling very jaded and mentally tired. I find myself unable to leave my work ’problems’ behind Continue reading
Never one to shy away from a challenge, Rachel took part in the Tough Mudder North West event in Cheshire earlier this month. As the name would imply it’s a tough event which takes place in mud. A fitness fanatic, Rachel completed the gruelling 11.5 mile course in under 3 hours finishing “somewhere near the front”. Here’s some photos of the WW1 inspired carnage!
Rachel, we salute you! Continue reading
Wednesday 7th November saw the 14th National Stress Awareness Day. The focus this year was on drawing attention to stress in the work place, and encouraging people to identify and combat this. Continue reading
I read with interest about a recent survey conducted by the Institute of Sport at Loughborough University that it is only around one in eight girls who reach the standard level of fitness by the age of 14 years. Continue reading