Find the thing that you enjoy, the thing that pushes you to the next level and makes you so proud when you get there. I can't imagine my life without fitness now and although I no longer do my trusty Jillian DVDs I've moved on and found other things I enjoy doing.
A few days ago I overheard a dad tell his little boy "stop crying, you sound like a girl"; it got me thinking about how women are portrayed and, more specifically, what lessons am I teaching my son in my role as a "fit mum"? Here are the things I am striving to ALWAYS tell my son and any other child who knows me and my family:
I wonder just how much pressure kids feel to conform with the body image stuff because it seems to span across all subcultures, Suddenly I'm seeing indie bands take their shirts off at gigs and be completely ripped and Goth kids moon bathing with shirts off and pecs that can dance to the Adams Family Theme.
Knowing how important physical exercise is to keep Parkinson's at bay, I have taken to swimming on a regular basis, in the hope this will help retain my mobility for as long as possible. The other morning as I entered the Sports Center, I was practically accosted by a woman who appeared out of nowhere.
I'm honestly not sure why I'm running the London Marathon. And I'm desperately trying to keep it that way. If there's one thing I've learned from training it's the importance of tactical stupidity.
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There are certainly good studies showing improvements in insulin and glucose metabolism as well as aerobic fitness (oxygen consumption) as a result of HIT. However, many important questions remain.