Focus on what you value most with Minimalism

I am Listening to a wonderful unstuckable podcast episode Episode 148: Minimalism Is Focusing On What You Value Most Says Joel Zaslofsky and loving it because I am hearing all about how to reduce your life down to what really matters.

Halving your shopping bill

I’m very proud to share my wife kats wonderful post on how to halve your shopping bill easily because it has worked wonderfully for us. It’s basically about the benefits of shopping online and we proved the value to ourselves this Christmas because for the first time in well over a year we actually did our big shop in store instead of …

Thursday linky lessons

So I have joined the weekly kids co-op link party and the thursday favorite things blog hop to find more great articles and bloggers. This is a collection of the great articles I found. 

Getting fit: New horizons

The trick I have always used in my life to achieve anything that seems impossible or difficult is to work at it every day. I often don’t do much but make sure I do something, no matter how small.

Parent workouts. Tidying and weight training

Over the weekend one of my parent workouts was moving boxes and having a post Christmas tidy. If you think of tidying like a gym routine and the area you are tidying as your gym then let’s see what exercises you get to do.  

The workout of visiting cats the musical london

Parent Workouts: Cats the musical

My wife and I really enjoy good musicals so a visit to Cats in London is a great way to create new memories. Though you wouldn’t realise that so much fun could be good for you so let me explain how and help you learn more about getting fit through having fun which is the concept of fit2thrive. The beauty with this …

How I enjoyed christmas and got fitter!!!

The plan over Christmas was to really test Fit2Thrive by getting into the spirit of the holiday and at the same time use all the fun as parent workouts to grow stronger and fitter. A tough challenge  that I really enjoyed.

Getting fit: Create memories

This is the final article of my 3 part series 3 simple steps to becoming Fit2Thrive. Fit2Thrive is all about getting fit through fun which is the opposite of all the fitness and health programmes I seem to hear about. Step one is to play because you must spend your life happy otherwise what is the point of all the effort …

Getting fit: Do it your way!!!

Building on part 1 3 simple steps to be Fit2Thrive and part 2 competing demands of my campaign the core message is to always be true to yourself. Losing weight and improving your health are only a challenge if you make it that way. I have always noticed how the most successful people in any field are always those most true to …

Christmas: So much to do

Getting Fit: Competing demands

This is article 2 of my series 3 simple steps to becoming Fit2Thrive. The first step I introduced is, Play, which means makes sure that every day you find a space for pure joy and freedom, a space to just be yourself no matter what and feed your soul. There are just so many ways to do this in the life …

A Play day at the family gym!!!

Building on the idea of using christmas to get fit and healthy through a parent workout today has been all about play because we had a little day off with our little one. right now I am that happy tired you get after a day with an under 5 and I know I had a proper workout. The big treat was …

3 simple steps to become Fit2Thrive

By reaching this page I will assume that you have a busy life and have a hard time getting fit and losing weight. So I want to share with you 3 very simple approaches that I use to turn every day of my life into a step towards a healthier and happier life. Christmas is upon us and while it is a …

The World Cyclocross Championships Workout

Parent workouts simply means fitting your workout within your normal parenting day instead of trying to fit it into the millisecond of free time you have. Yesterday I did my parent workouts while taking mini me to the World Cyclocross Championships as they visited Milton Keynes for the first time. I couldn’t actually believe that a world championship event would be right on …

Parent workouts: Christmas lights switch on

Last weekend I had begun to fully appreciate just how much a special family moment can be a parent workouts because we were at the MK official christmas lights switch on which was1-2 hours of carrying the wee man. It may not sound much and you may wonder why the carrying is necessary but everyone was standing and had kids on their …

Parent workouts

So you are a parent, you have no free time on your hands, probably little money and you are always tired. Yet somehow some bright spark decreed that getting fit can only be done either 1) In a big building that you have to pay lots of money to enter and then do stuff that makes you sweat. You will spend …

e=mc2 Einsteins famous equation

knowledge is literally power!!!

I am considering an equation to explain the value of knowledge that is based on Einsteins famous e=mc2 equation. Energy from mass and light The equation e=mc2 basically means: energy (a measure of power) is equal to the mass of an object, multiplied by, the speed of light squared. The whole explanation for this is not my ball park, I understand …

Pace yourself through periodisation

Wouldn’t it be incredibly useful if you could ensure that you were at your best when you needed to be. For your exams, a job interview or maybe your wedding. Would it surprise you to know that there are people who prepare for the biggest moments in their lives and know how to plan their schedule so they will be at …

Where are the conversations?

I don’t know about you but one thing I have always struggled with is finding the right conversations on line. I’ve always felt a bit of a misfit so I always seem to feel the conversations I do find don’t fit me. For example I grew up in an academic, arts and engineering family yet I chose to pursue P.E and sports science …