Tagged karen laing fitness writer

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The Guardian: How Your Physical Health Controls Your Mental Success

Mounting scientific evidence supports the link between exercise and cognitive function. Could the power in your muscles be your secret weapon at work? Read the original version of the article first published by The Guardian: Women in Leadership here: http://www.theguardian.com/women-in-leadership/2016/feb/04/how-your-physical-health-controls-your-mental-success Fitness has come a long way since aerobics and legwarmers: it’s no longer just about getting…

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‘The Female Factor’ at FitPro LIVE: Will You Join Me?

12 years ago I attended my first FitPro Convention. I was green to the industry having recently jumped off the corporate ship PwC Consulting in pursuit of happiness and integrity. The convention was held at Loughborough University. I stayed in student lodgings and did the full mix of partying and non-stop exercising until I was…

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Why Awards, Pay Rises and Promotions Don’t Make Me Happy.

Last week I was pondering a fantastic job opportunity. It had presented itself out of the blue via a friend who knew it was up my street. On paper, it was great but the scope scared me. I had one of those dithery weeks. If you’ve ever tried to grow a business whilst mothering two small…

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Latest from Huffington Post. The Mental Health Diet: Forget Fat Loss, the Best Motivator for Sticking with Exercise is Stress Relief

I’ve just got my own platform on the Huffington Post. My first post is all about focusing on the ‘feel good’ factor rather than the way we look, when it comes to exercise motivation. Read my post here: http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/karen-laing/mental-health-exercise-stress-relief_b_8253686.html I love exercise. So much so that I quit life as a management consultant and made my own…

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