Eating Disorder Awareness

This post is to mark the occasion of Eating Disorder Awareness Week 2020 (February 24th to 29th). There are different patterns of disordered eating and definitions vary. For example, it may involve a preoccupation with controlling calorie intake, self-induced vomiting...

Is CrossFit for YOU?

Is CrossFit for YOU? Could a link between the French Navy of 1902 and today’s CrossFit hold some clues?   The CrossFit Games 2018 starts today, August 1st. The “Games” are the culmination of a lifetime of work for many athletes who will participate. The CrossFit...

Why so serious?

Who remembers, makeshift Wimbledon tennis in the back garden whilst RTE televised the world’s most prestigious tennis tournament every Summer? Who remembers football games that went on until it was dark with jumpers for goals and no one remembering the score?...

Watch out! “BBB” is on the way!

RANT ALERT!   “Down with that sort of thing, careful now!”   I’d hate to upset what seems to be the status quo in the fitness ‘industry’ at present, but here it goes….   Why is it called the fitness industry first of all? Are we mass manufacturing fitter people?...