Ben Greenfield is a personal fitness trainer who has a master’s degree in exercise physiology and biomechanics. He blogs and podcasts about all things fitness and nutrition. In a recent podcast, he covered some of the basic fitness and nutrition habits that can be developed to improve overall health and wellbeing. The complete podcast runs … Continue reading 8 ways to live a healthier life.
There is a popular kids travel game where you call out “SPOTTO!” every time you see a yellow car. A while back I spent some time with my nephew and niece who were right into it, and it amazed me how good they were at spotting yellow cars that I did not even see. I … Continue reading FIBBO! and maybe save a life.
A few of my mum's standout memories working as a nurse at Mount Gould Hospital, Plymouth in the 1950's. The Korean war had just begun, Polio Vaccine was saving thousands of lives, and the legends of Lego and Sputnik were just about to be deployed. This was the time my mum did her nursing training … Continue reading Nursing in the 1950’s
The realisation came in the shower. It was immediate and clear. I had just advanced to the next level. I was hot, my legs buzzed with that sweet post-run burn of satisfaction. Sticky sweat trickled down my back and my feet begged to be released from their furnace encapsulating shoes. Trail running is new to … Continue reading Trail running. The next level.
I was on a plane flying home from Sydney. All settled into my window seat and engaged in the mandatory nonchalant flipping through of the flight magazine whist actually intently listening to what everyone else is up to. This was a smaller prop aircraft and everyone was pretty much seated now, the last few stragglers scuffling … Continue reading The flight.
Went for a run this afternoon (and whenever I say run, know that I mean slow shuffling jog) around the central basin of Lake Burley Griffin. Around about 6 kilometres all up. It has been a warmish day (around 26 C) and the journey out to Kings Avenue Bridge was all shady and leafy and interspersed … Continue reading Peace bell run.