exercise Tag Archive

Tough Mudder: my experience of pain, tenacity and determination


‘Tough Mudder’. Two words which, when I signed up to take part in back in September 2018, I didn’t really think too much of. The first word, ‘tough’, whisked up imagery...

Gym and bear it


Don’t get me wrong – I’m all for a gin and tonic. I’ll admit that I’m trying to cut down on the drinking as I begin the torturous process of dissertation writing but...

Stronglifts 5×5: is it effective?


Samantha Reveley reviews the Stronglifts 5X5 workout programme and talks us through the pros and cons of the app and routine....

Do we really need a gym membership to stay fit?


Miranda Stoner shares her top tips on how to stay healthy and fit at home without the added expenses of a gym. She talks about her favourite home workouts from 21 day pilates to...

Science of happiness


Anna Jastrzembska explores the euphoria induced by exercise ...