I think I might have a bit of a drug problem. My drug is exercise. I covet those endorphin and dopamine highs which are released in those post-workout moments. My problem is this; when I haven’t done any exercise for a couple of days I start to experience mood swings, feelings of guilt, an inability … Continue reading The Exercise Drug
Why do I persist in going to the gym? No, this is not a dispirited moan that I have not lost the weight I was hoping to lose. This is a more fundamental enquiry as to why I put myself through the toil and sweat of doing three or four gym sessions a week. And … Continue reading A Gym Geek … but Why?
The problem with running is that you go out for a run but the reasons why you do so tend to be rather vague – to get fitter, to stay healthy. There has to be more meaning to it; it needs to be more quantifiable. Incremental Running is a way of giving purpose and motivation … Continue reading Incremental Running – Beating the Reluctant Runner