Tag Archives: motivation

2013: If you’re waiting for a sign: This is it.

Today is the last day of 2012, and if you are anything like 80% of the rest of us, you’ll be saying as soon as New Year is over you’ll be starting afresh and perhaps trying to become a better … Continue reading

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Running and Vanity…

I was a bit surprised in the gym the other morning when my other gym regular, a man in his 50s told me that he ‘runs in the dark evenings out of vanity’.  He’s a healthy weight, fit, opinionated, confident … Continue reading

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Never, ever give up…!

A lovely little video about the power of movement to heal : and a reinforcement of “whatever you can do, do it”. And as he says, “Just because I can’t do it TODAY, doesn’t mean I can’t do it SOMEDAY.”  🙂

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Don’t stop running!

Are you a ‘fair weather’ runner? Do you start running then let it fall by the way side in favour of something else? Here’s how to stick with your running routine all year long. 🙂 It happens to even the … Continue reading

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Teaching Swimming is fun!

Following on from my Teaching different levels of beginners how to swim, I thought I’d share some other points in relation to teaching swimming and how I provide motivation for those I teach. I’ve been teaching swimming for almost 10 … Continue reading

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Do you train to race, or race to train?

Quite an interesting question – Do you train to race, or race to train? I’ve come to realise, that whilst I love taking part in events, the real reason I do them is to keep myself motivated to train. Events … Continue reading

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How to start running…

When you first start running it’s very easy to get things wrong and not make the kind of progress you’d like.  There’s much more to running than simply putting on your trainers, going for a run, and just seeing how … Continue reading

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