Category: Blog

Holidaying at home

James and I had initially planned on heading down south for Labour Weekend to participate in the Xterra Waihi trail running event. However, the week of race day the event organisers were told that...

The Platform 9 3/4 k

The Platform 9 3/4k is the Hogwarts Running Club’s sixth event of the year. James – Why such a random number? Me – Are you serious? If you also missed that part in the...

Monkey see

“I’m 19 days into my 31 days of yoga challenge – that challenge being to do yoga everyday throughout the month of October. I have to say it’s been relatively easy because I do...

Yoga for your hamstrings

Although I’ve always been naturally quite flexible through the back of the legs, I’ve definitely noticed a difference my elasticity since taking up running (and not in a good way). It would seem that...

The pros and cons of races

Labour Weekend is coming up quickly and the other night James and I were discussing what we should do .. Me – Xterra Waihi is on that weekend.  Waihi is only a couple of hours...

Set your intention

Generally at the beginning of yoga class as you settle in and concentrate on your breathing, the teacher will ask you to set an intention for your practice .. I’ve found this much easier...