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Beware virus vigilantes

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Beware virus vigilantes; members of the public assuming the role of police, in seeking - in their eyes - breakers of Covid rules. Their penalty for behaviour that they don't like ranges from polite exchange to aggressive abuse. My client and I experienced the latter while exercising outdoors in a park. During lockdown, personal training is permitted, on a 1:1 basis, outside in a public a...
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Time on your own

I cannot overstate the value of spending time on my own in nature. I love to take in the beauty and it gives me the quiet space I need to recharge my mental batteries. During lockdown, when it's possible to be surrounded by family all day long, it's imperative (to me) to get out walking or running and escape the noise of whirring computers, teachers' voices and Zoom meetings (no offence mean...
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Personal Space shut temporarily!

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Well, here we are again with the impending lockdown! This blog is to inform all our clients that unfortunately, under governmental guidance, Personal Space has to shut temporarily. We will carry on as normal in our COVID safe way, until late on Wednesday 4th November and will then stay shut until December 2nd. This however could be subject changedepending on how well the virus is dea...
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“No chocolate at lunch, Mum”

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"No chocolate at lunch, Mum" said my son, reminding me of  my promise to reduce my calories. "Oh yes, you’re right, thanks" I say and sadly put the chocolate back in the cupboard. Both my boys have been most helpful in encouraging me to stick to my new dietary rules, and I’m starting to see the results. During lockdown I've been having a teeny glass of red wine for health at lunch wi...
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Bored of lockdown yet?

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I have to admit I have felt moments of boredom in the last few days. The rainy change to the weather didn't help, but here I am on a gorgeous walk near my house on a bluebell bedecked hill in my waterproof gear. It was drizzling and the sky was very grey, but it was so refreshing to get out of the house and exercise in beautiful surroundings. 'Green exercise' has been shown to be more ben...
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E bikes rule OK

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Electric (e) bikes have become really popular in the last year or so and even more so now that we are in lockdown and exercise is the only thing we are permitted to do outside of the house and garden. If you've ever considered having one, now may the time to indulge yourself. The mountain bike community are appreciative of them, accepting that it's a way for riders to continue to push the...
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