UK PARLIAMENT RECOGNISES MAJOR ACTION NEEDED ON PHYSICAL INACTIVITY

I remember when en route running to the Sahara desert feeling a little ashamed. I had been a doctor for about 6 years, but ironically (given that I had just a 4300km run to the Moroccan desert) had not grasped just how good exercise is for health.  I had not been communicating this to my… Continue reading UK PARLIAMENT RECOGNISES MAJOR ACTION NEEDED ON PHYSICAL INACTIVITY

BLOG- SHARED LESSONS WITH THE TOPNAAR TRIBE

A huge part of travel and adventure for me is about learning.  Trips to Kenya have helped me understand more about what leads to elite performance in running, whilst Mongolia brought it home to me that happiness is more important than having things. Namibia has a few of the same challenges as parts of Scotland… Continue reading BLOG- SHARED LESSONS WITH THE TOPNAAR TRIBE

INCREASING PHYSICAL ACTIVITY

We know instinctively that exercise is good for health.  Our parents and doctors have probably told us so but this week highlighted the increased evidence that increasing physical activity for ourselves, our friends and family, and for the population in general will drive a huge increase in health and happiness. Surely no bad thing.  The… Continue reading INCREASING PHYSICAL ACTIVITY