For some unknown reason I have been hell-bent on trying to show/prove to people just how bad my grey hair is!
This has involved sending close up photos of the top of my head to friends and family, shoving my scalp to the screen during Zoom calls, and lowering my head like a bull prepared to attack to show anyone who is a safe 2 metre distance away.
For someone who currently has 5 headbands in rotation to disguise the mass of grey on top of their head, I am very eager to point out my grey hairs to anyone who cares!
The problem is, no-one does. Literally, no one. Well, apart from me!
OK, so let’s look at some of the obvious pros to working out at home:
You don’t need to travel anywhere – what a time saver!
Forgot your water? Just head to the kitchen!
There’s definitely no need to worry about how you look!
But would we miss the group exercise classes, the gyms or the leisure centres if they never opened up again?…
Sunday morning. 11am. House to myself.
Time to rela…let me just put on a ‘PE with Joe’ workout!…
Whilst there seems to have been a big rise in people taking up regular exercise during lockdown, I know on the flip side of this a lot of people have been struggling with motivation at home.
With your regular class not on or your local gym or sports centre shut, it can be hard getting moving at home. Firstly, you’re not in your usual exercise environment. Secondly, you’re trying to workout in an environment you associate with relaxing!
Here are my ideas for how you can get back to acing your workouts.
Can anyone get a full house?
How many of these things have you done or have happened to you during lockdown?…
This week is Mental Health Awareness week.
Looking after our mental health all too often ends up at the bottom of the pile when it comes to our list of priorities. Despite being so vitally important and now widely promoted, it’s easily neglected.
I think it’s fair to say that lockdown has proven, and is still very much proving, a challenge to our mental well-being. There’s no shame in admitting it.
In this blog post, I’m going to share with you my tips for surviving these surreal times and looking after your mental well-being.
Social media is very much a blessing and a curse. It always has been.
I didn’t think it was possible to become even more reliant on social media, but now more than ever we are clinging to it as our safety net. For most of us, it’s our number 1 means of keeping in touch with our loved ones and the outside world.
Unfortunately though, more time spent on social media has not come without it’s downfalls…
In case you were wondering, here’s what I’ve been getting up to during this funny old time. Here’s my lockdown in pictures.
2020 definitely isn’t turning out the way any of us planned.
Still, we have to keep smiling!
Here are some funny little things I’ve noticed during lockdown…
Have you already decided to start a new fitness regime when lockdown is over? In the current climate where we have to stay at home, it’s hard to imagine that your initial excitement to run off to the nearest exercise class or gym may turn into mild panic when the big day arrives.
Here’s my guide to keeping those nerves at bay when that day does arrive…
P.S Hopefully it will be sooner rather than later!