Where it all began: How I got into fitness
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Where it all began: How I got …

Facebook reminded me of something great yesterday. On 27th April 2011, I tentatively walked through the door of a popular Zumba class near my house with a friend. I’d heard about Zumba before but assumed it was basically a bunch…

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What's important to you?
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What's important to you?

The first three lines are always the hardest. When I was at school, college and uni I used to sit and stare at an empty sheet of paper or blank screen and type/delete/retype the opening sentence of an essay or…

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Live to fight another day
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Live to fight another day

It’s taken me nearly a week to sit down and write this. It’s a far cry from what I wanted to write about my second Ultra White Collar Boxing experience. I’m still so gutted that it turned out this way…

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Boobs, body image and barriers to exercise
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Boobs, body image and barriers to exercise

When I was growing up I hated my body.  I, like lots of other girls, carried a few extra pounds (still do now), and used to hide under baggy jeans and t shirts. I was a tomboy. Backwards caps, BMXing…

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RUN YOURSELF HAPPY
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RUN YOURSELF HAPPY

You have no idea how good it feels to type this. I’ve had a really crap couple of weeks. I’ve been signed off work because my RSI flared up badly (I’ll blog about this once I’m properly recovered), and it’s…

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