What is Move for Wellness about?

David took advantage of the nice weather to sit and explain what Move for Wellness is about, who it helps and why we do what we do.

An Award Winning Community

On the 3rd June 2023 Move for Wellness became an award winning community at the Business Success Recognition Awards.

Bad Influencers

What do I mean by bad influencers? Am I talking about weight or maybe about work or gender or lifestyle “Gurus”?

Sadly, there are really only two types of influencers Good and bad.

Snake oil Salesmen & women or the rise of the influencer

Yesterday, I was shocked by a post from a woman on TikTok & before you think I’m being sexist, I am not it was only because I noticed her post…

Final Thoughts After The Marathon

Wow and after 6 hours 10 minutes and 11 seconds it’s over. People keep asking how I am feeling and congratulating me on my effort. I must admit Sunday was a real rollercoaster of emotions and when I finished, I couldn’t believe how emotional I felt, but as with all good stories let’s start at the beginning…

Lessons learned training for the Marathon

As I enter the last week before the London Marathon, I’m in what is known as the tapering
stage. So now is the time to also reflect on the lessons I have learned plus some of the
negative things I have encountered.

Hitting the Wall!!!!!

Now we have all heard the expression “Hitting the Wall” generally during a marathon and while I have been advised about what it feels like I didn’t expect to feel it towards the end of a training run. I’ll try and put it into some sort of context

What I’m learning from Training for The Marathon – Part 2

As I have mentioned with 68 days to go until The London Marathon (Sunday 23 April) it is imperative that I ensure not only my nutrition, hydration and training plans are maintained…

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What I’m learning from Training for The Marathon

With 71 days to go until The London Marathon (Sunday 23 April) it is obviously important to ensure I get out and run. One of the most sensible thongs I have done is find an amazing PT, who has fortunately run a few marathons in the past…

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How to Motivate Yourself to Move When You Kinda Can’t (or Karen’s Adventures in Wonderland)

Chronic illness sucks. It’s hard to keep moving when you have no energy. If a walk to town will wipe you out for days then you most likely won’t and, honestly, probably shouldn’t. Equally, you don’t want to not move at all as you can seize up. Lots of exercise advice is aimed at people who are healthy and able, or at least able. Gradually building up activity doesn’t work if your energy levels won’t increase with it; you can be left feeling worse than you did and less able to move.