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Staying Hill Fit: An outdoor-lover’s guide to surviving lockdown!

The great outdoors, as many of you know, has played a huge role in my health and wellbeing, particularly over the last few years. Getting outdoors never fails to make me feel better. Just spending a few moments listening to birdsong and watching the world go by in peaceful, concrete-free surroundings has brought me farContinue reading “Staying Hill Fit: An outdoor-lover’s guide to surviving lockdown!”

Be healthy, B12

Vitamin B12 is a water-soluble nutrient important for our overall health. It has a number of functions in our body including DNA production Red Blood Cells Nerve repair Since B12 isn’t made in our bodies, it is important we obtain it from animal-based foods, or supplements on a regular basis. Vitamin B12 can’t be stored.Continue reading “Be healthy, B12”

Rest and Recovery

I do not consider myself to be a pro athlete by any stretch of the imagination. In fact, at an appointment with a rheumatologist a few days after I returned from my Toubkal adventure, I laughed out loud as she pointed out that a problem I had with the bursa in my knee was ‘commonContinue reading “Rest and Recovery”

Keto what?

Ketogenic is the term given to a low-carb diet. When we consider traditional dietary guidelines, for example the Eatwell Guide (below), we are advised that a third of our intake should be from carbohydrates: bread, potatoes, cereals, wheat, pasta, flour. Another third of our intake should consist of fruit and vegetables, and the final thirdContinue reading “Keto what?”


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