The Importance of Sleep for Runners

Post in collaboration with Groupon We all know how important it is to get a good sleep. We know we’ll feel more energised for a good night’s shut-eye, yet instead we depend on a pick up from Costa or an oh-so-delicious Nescafe instant to get us through the morning, having gone to bed too late, or simply not had good enough quality sleep. It’s easily done when you stay up finishing emails, checking Facebook, having a quick 5 minutes of Theme Hospital that turns into 5 hours (oh, that’s just me). When you’re active, it’s… View Post

5 tips for a beginner golfer – guest post

Post in collaboration with Golf Support.     Spring is in blossom and summer’s just around the corner, so what better time to start thinking about taking up a new sport? The golfing season is well under way, with the Masters – the first major tournament of the year – now over, with the 2018 trophy being won by Texas-born golfer Patrick Reed, holding back second-place Rickie Fowler and third-place Jordan Spieth. So, if you want to avoid scoring a series of triple bogeys and follow in the footsteps of Reed, here are 5 top… View Post

Roland Garros: The Facts – Ticketgum.com Guest …

Post in collaboration with ticketgum.com The next big sporting event to take place in 2018 is the French Open – running from May 27th to June 10th. As excitement ramps, you may feel the need to purchase Roland Garros tennis tickets. However, if you aren’t familiar with the event, let’s take a moment to consider its key features and facts.     It’s Innovative The French Open, otherwise known as Roland-Garros, is a major tennis tournament held at the Stade Roland-Garros in Paris, France. It is the premier clay court tennis championship in the world,… View Post

5 Ways to improve your swimming technique

Post in collaboration with On Buy At the moment, I am training for Swimathon. I make no secret of the fact that I am a poor swimmer and hopefully these tips will help my technique!     1. Position yourself Your body position should be perfected if you want to get the correct swimming technique. This means ensuring you are parallel to the floor, which is especially important when it comes to your legs. Leave them too low and it could affect your speed. Keep them straight and relaxed at the ankles. If your head… View Post

Active Travel: Devon

Post in collaboration with Marsdens Devon Cottages Being a Cornish girl, it won’t surprise anyone that I’ve also spent a lot of time in Devon. My sister and her husband live in Teignmouth, my dad and my aunt both live near Exeter, many school trips took me north of the Tamar and I frequented the county during my junior bowling days in the South West Challenge. Needless to say, it’s a county that I know pretty well.     It’s also a great part of the country to visit for an active break with friends… View Post