BOSE SOUNDSPORT WIRELESS HEADPHONES

I think any exercise, running in particular, is made so much more enjoyable when you don’t have to spend all your time faffing around with your gear. I’ve tried so-called ‘running headphones’ before, although most of them aren’t much better than typical headphones; clunky and uncomfortable. In the search for the perfect pair, I researched the wireless…

GARMIN’S GADGETS & GIZMOS

Garmin Vivosmart HR+ – quite a mouthful, accompanied by quite a high price tag. As with so many 21st century fitness gadgets, it sounds more like an obscure gizmo from Star Trek than an activity monitoring watch. But is it really worth the hype? Of course I had to put this latest addition to the Garmin ‘wearables’ family at…

SWEATING IN PUBLIC?

I’ve always preached against going to the gym. Why spend half an hour staring at a wall, when you could be enjoying the view while [insert activity here] outside? Fresh air – that’s what’ll do you good, not stuffy, conditioned gym air. And what do they say? – “If you look good after your workout, you…

THE POWER OF SOCIAL MEDIA

This week my blog turns one year old. Hold up..does that make me an official blogger yet?! Starting my blog was a bit of an experiment really. My parents have backgrounds in graphic design, and my Mum is a keen writer and photographer. She noticed my keen interest in cooking and baking – which later expanded…

BEATING THE HAYFEVER BLUES

As summer rolls in, it’s prime season for  a – – a – – achoo…! I mean: hayfever season! I’ve suffered from hayfever for the past few years which became progressively worse until my early teens, when it slowly began to settle down. That being said, I still sneeze several times throughout the day and…

FITNESS GEAR FAVOURITES

This blog intends to be a mixture of different posts: hence why it’s on the lifestyle category. However, I’ve noticed that I’ve posted a lot of food-related articles and few sports and fitness articles recently. Maybe that’s because I love to eat, but I also have a passion for fitness! So… in this blog post I’m going to…

TEENAGERS: LISTEN UP.

“You can’t make footprints in the sands of time by sitting on your butt! And who wants to leave buttprints in the sands of time?” – Bob Moawad When I turned thirteen I was given a miniature red book called ‘The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens’ by Sean Covey. It claimed to be ‘The Ultimate…