What If Everybody Ran

The recent running boom could help many people live longer, healthier, happier lives. Just put one foot in front of the other and find out for yourself. A side effect of Covid-19 that stirs up my interest in the fitness boom and in particular the running boom. According to a study from researchers and reviewers atContinue reading “What If Everybody Ran”

Building Speed As a Runner

Started running in Lockdown and found you’ve got the running bug? Now’s the time to add in some speed to help make you a fitter, faster runner. Running takes us out of our comfort zone. As a beginner, it feels uncomfortable, unfamiliar and five minutes is a chore. But over time the mind switches offContinue reading “Building Speed As a Runner”

Adaptable Humans

This article was first published on Medium by The Zone’s Editor, Fiona Bugler – Find and follow, clap, share: https://medium.com/@FBugler A lesson from Covid is that we humans know how to adapt. An article published in Smithsonian Magazine explains: ‘adaptability might be THE defining characteristic of our broader genus, Homo. According to (new) research published in Science, the ability of earlyContinue reading “Adaptable Humans”

7 Mental health savers to see you through Covid-19

This article was first published on Medium by The Zone’s Editor, Fiona Bugler – Find and follow, clap, share: https://medium.com/@FBugler 1. Aerobic exercise: running and walking Running keeps me sane, is something I’ve said a lot — pre and during cornavirus. The FT conducted a survey and explored how running is a lifeline, you canContinue reading “7 Mental health savers to see you through Covid-19”

Learning from the Virus

First published March 30th 2020 by The Zone’s Editor, Fiona Bugler, on Medium Running anchors me. It sets my body barometer for the day, whether I run, or have a day off. Not running makes me feel out of sync with myself. But as I type this, my 18-day coronavirus lingers on. I feel likeContinue reading “Learning from the Virus”

The Coronvirus Response — let’s make this new normal permanent

First published March 25th 2020 by The Zone’s Editor, Fiona Bugler, on Medium Chris Evans is on the radio talking about something you may have noticed, too. More people running. He’s said that it seems as if London is relaxing. They don’t have to go to work, they can get up earlier, and they move.Continue reading “The Coronvirus Response — let’s make this new normal permanent”