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What happens when you stop exercising?

Posted in Fitness, Wellbeing
on April 15, 2018
What happens to your body when you stop exercising?

Before I came travelling, I had a pretty good routine when it comes to exercise. I was at the gym for about an hour every week day, just after breakfast, and I was doing really well.

Life is quite unpredictable when travelling, so it makes exercise quite difficult. For someone who was a fairly habitual gym-dweller, not having access to a gym meant that I pretty much just stopped doing intentional exercise.

On most days, I was walking a ton but, now that we’re kind of settled in one place, that’s stopped too.

 

I know that exercising has a positive effect on my mental and physical health. I shouldn’t have been surprised that I noticed changes in those areas when I stopped exercising.

 

So, for people wondering if it really makes that much difference if you skip the workout for a few weeks, here’s what happens to you when you stop exercising.

 

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28 gift ideas for the fitness fanatic

Posted in Fitness, Gift Guides
on November 28, 2017
gift ideas for the fitness fanatic

I’ve become very into making lists of gift ideas. I keep one all year round and add to it whenever my friends and family mention something they want. You might have seen my last gift guide which had a load of ideas for the awesome feminist-y types on your to-buy-for list.

 

I am so excited about this gift guide, and I seriously had to rein myself in because I could’ve gone on forever.

Myself and Pete from Buddy Up Fitness have come up with 28 ideas (plus a few bonus ideas at the end) of what you can buy for the fitness enthusiast in your life.

(Btw….totally fine if that person is you!)

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