Week five: exercising (nearly) every day: vulnerable yoga videos and insomnia

Another tough week this week, mainly because I had a few busy evenings and a lot of insomnia. I definitely need to mix it up some more this week, to stop myself getting bored. This was my week: Monday: Yoga for loneliness video Tuesday: Yoga for risk takers video Wednesday: Nothing Thursday: Nothing Friday: Sunrise … Continue reading Week five: exercising (nearly) every day: vulnerable yoga videos and insomnia

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Jumping on Megan Rapinoe’s bandwagon

The last few weeks have been filled with news stories about the US footballer Megan Rapinoe, a woman who is managing to piss off a lot of people at the same time as inspiring many others. In case you’re avoiding news stories, or just don’t follow football and aren’t on Twitter, I’ll give a brief … Continue reading Jumping on Megan Rapinoe’s bandwagon

Week four: exercising (nearly) every day – and the Cancer Research ‘Obesity’ campaign

Made it to week four!! I didn’t actually set a time limit on this challenge of exercising (pretty much) every day, but a month seems like a good achievement. This week I had two days of no exercise – whoops! – due to busy-ness / general inertia. I did miss it though, so will try … Continue reading Week four: exercising (nearly) every day – and the Cancer Research ‘Obesity’ campaign

Nike mannequins, The Daily Telegraph and Fatphobia – A Rant

As you may already have heard/seen, Nike have recently started using a new mannequin to display their women’s sportswear. As well as the standard very slender mannequin, they are also using one of a “plus-size” woman, who might be a size 16 or 18 perhaps (women’s sizing is so arbitrary I’m not sure, but that’s … Continue reading Nike mannequins, The Daily Telegraph and Fatphobia – A Rant