Author Archives: BeccaH
Not sure how I managed to miss it but the may day bank holiday has moved from Monday to Friday. Where have I been?
Salt: (also common salt) [mass noun] A white crystalline substance which gives seawater its characteristic taste and is used for seasoning or preserving food. Table salt – NaCl A mineral that is so valuable to humankind that we used to … Continue reading
If Mother Nature designed a system to manufacture cholesterol within the body, why are we so busy demonising it? MN doesnt get things that wrong. Cholesterol is amazing – so amazing that you simply would not exist without it. … Continue reading
As my last post explained, I ran/walked a half marathon last Sunday, off the cuff with no real training for the event. It took me nearly 4 hours of constant movement, fuelled by 2 Bourbon biscuits (one on the way … Continue reading
I took part in the Settle Saunter today. 21.1kms of relatively low level trails and the first time in many years I’ve attempted that distance. but I wanted to prove that I can set a challenging goal and push on … Continue reading
When it’s warm during the day but cool enough overnight to appreciate the duvet and make that morning mug if tea really welcoming.
Do you get paid a salary? Do you have a colleague who is “worth their salt”? Ever described someone as the “salt of the earth”? Do you know the origin of the word “salad”? Image by Philipp Kleindienst from Pixabay … Continue reading
What to drink and how much during a marathon is a perenial topic of discussion. Over time we have passed through the “drink sparlingly or not at all” to “drink frequently” to “drink to thirst”. What is a good marathoner … Continue reading
…but can you DO Easter without chocolate? Well yes you can, which if you are trying to cut down on your sugar intake must be welcome news. The key to Easter is eggs. It’s the symbol of a new beginning … Continue reading
Smart ideas for rest days Having convinced yourself that your rest days are worth honouring, what to do on a day you are not running? After all, you want to make even the down time count, right? Well you could … Continue reading