Fit for life ?

When we are fit and supple we can cope better with life's ups and downs - both physical and emotional. We have a little more balance in ourselves. When we unconsciously understand this we start to believe in our abilities and push ourselves a little more. When I was recovering from a hip replacement, I was determined to be able to ride again and so I was very conscientious about doing the exercises I was given by the hospital physiotherapist, but I also had the excellent help of two wonderful ladies: Pilates instructor Sarah Ribbans ("Pilates with Sarah" in Worthing) who used Pilates herself to help recover from serious spinal injury following an accident to get back to riding and competing

British Boxing podcast - Mind over matter

I work with athletes in a wide variety of sports but I never considered that I'd be invited to chat on a Boxing podcast ! Darren, Ben, Tyler and Simon were fabulous. They put me at ease and had some very interesting questions and it was great fun to delve into the mindset of a boxer.

“First Aid Breathing” Helps reduce stress, anxiety, and panic attacks, and calm and focus the mind

The 4 -7- 8 Breaths technique: Breathe IN through your NOSE to your mental count of 4 HOLD your breath for your count of 7 Breathe OUT completely through your MOUTH to your count of 8 Repeat THREE more times. Notes This technique is natural tranquilizer for the nervous system The ratio of 4:7:8 is important but with practice you will be able slow it down and breathe more deeply. Do not do more than four breaths at one time for the first month of practice. Later you can extend it to eight breaths. This technique can also be used to help you fall asleep naturally. If you feel a little light-headed when you first do this exercise, don’t be worried that’s normal and will pass as you get used to

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