I've considered myself an 'athlete' since I started my journey into Roller Derby, and have at various stages dabbled with Nutrition to attempt to improve my performance, but I am not a nutritionist - I can be a keyboard scientist all I like but the internet is literally a bottomless pit of fad's, crap advice … Continue reading The last piece of the Puzzle – My Experience with Newbigin Nutrition & Coaching
It's been a few weeks of COVID-19 now and I don't know about you, but being able to exercise outdoors is becoming the new balance for me, and it struck me the other day how lucky I was to live where I do. My doors open out into the old Colliery woodlands, I'm right on … Continue reading Movement is Movement; don’t be so hard on yourself
In April 2018 I added something new to my fitness routine and began my Journey into the world of CrossFit. It's now almost a year later and true to form, and my competitive nature, I signed up to take part in the open. It's just been revealed what 19.4 is and I figure now is … Continue reading Scaling isn’t Failing; A WODucation
I don’t know about you guys, but playing Roller Derby is getting harder - not as in the rule book (that’s another post in itself) - but as in just physically playing the sport… I’ve been involved in Roller Derby for around 6/7 years, which compared to some folks makes me a novice, but can … Continue reading Why off-skates is more Important than ever
Find your Passion: fitness when you’re younger is about play, competition and socialization and how the word exercise - such as in PE classes at school - would develop these negative connotations. As adults, we keep that mentality, we seem to experience the word exercise with a negative emotional response - and we need to reboot that and start doing the things we ENJOY, and not see it as punishment, but as play.