Anxiety and Fitness

Who would have ever thought the anxiety I’ve been feeling lately is linked to fitness? My previous routine comprised of a hot bath before bed, a cup of hot tea then 8 solid hours of sleep before starting a brand new day. I was ready to start the day with high energy levels and enough…

Old Mutual Women’s Network (OWN) Marathon

Thanks to technology we can still experience some fitness fun through virtual running. Thought it breaks my heart that I can’t meet up with people in groups for now I feel better that I can still enjoy running from the comfort of my own space. Join the OWN Virtual and run for a worthy cause….

Sweet Potato Spiced Rice Salad

The only method of preparing sweet potatoes that I’d known for the greater part of my life on this earth has been boiled sweet potatoes.  However,  thanks to the internet I discovered various ways to enjoy this delicious root vegetable and life as I know it has been full of flavour ever since. I follow…

The Perfect Food To Spice Up Your Life This Winter

Mbambaira; sweet potato in English. My mother has green fingers. You should see the different beautiful varieties of flowers around our house. She also enjoys vegetable gardening and whenever I’m home I’ve got a wide range to choose from, fresh from the garden. A few weeks ago, she harvested the most delicious sweet potatoes I’ve…

If Everyday Is Your Cheat Day You Can Kiss Weight-loss Goodbye

I shared a thread on my weight loss journey on my Twitter account last Sunday. I was pleasantly surprised by the feedback it received and the number of people who reached out to me to ask questions. If there’s one thing I enjoy after exercising, it’s sharing my fitness experiences; both the good and the bad….

Drips Of Water Can One Day Break A Stone

The fitness challenge for May was; Goal: Run or walk a total of 90km by the end of the month Time: Own race, own pace, as long as you complete the distance Participants: From various countries across the globe including Malawi, South Africa, United States of America just to name drop a few. Number of…

5 Tips For What To Wear When Running In Winter

This is how you run in winter; first thing’s first DO NOT OVER LAYER!  I did this many winters ago and nearly threw away my hoodie halfway into my run.  I still do not know why I thought wearing a tshirt, light sweater and a hoodie was a great idea, DO NOT DO IT.  Back…

Secrets To Making Tracking Your Weight Loss An Enjoyable Experience

You can easily become a slave to tracking your weight loss if you have a bathroom scale in the house. There was a time I carried out an experiment and obsessively checked my weight every single day. The results changed each day and after putting myself under unnecessary stress I concluded that what worked for…

The Park Run Was A Success!

For a minute there I nearly cancelled the park run but I remembered fitness is an all weather commitment. 50 people promised to come through and 35 showed up. This has been by far the biggest group I’ve hosted for a run. I’m thankful to everyone who came and everyone who asked for the flyer…