Following the recent success at the Olympics, there has been a huge increase in the amount of rhetoric regarding the sporting future of the education system.
At the height of Olympic fever, it’s all well and good to say that children should be doing more sport and that state schools should add more hours of PE into the curriculum, but I think we are overegging the pudding, here.
It’s taken the might of the dog world to reveal just how much the Olympics have inspired us to get fit. The answer is, we’re afraid, it hasn’t.
Working my way through about our third bag of chocolate eclairs since Santa came to visit, sitting for hours on my somehow extraordinarily magnetic beanbag, laptop open and TV blaring – pretty much heaven for a few hours each day before my boyfriend is back at work and I have to face oncoming exams, essays [...]
In the revelry of Christmas party season, getting fit comes somewhere between buying new sunglasses and cutting the lawn in the list of things furthest from most peoples’ minds. But come New Years resolution time, when the guilt of a thousand roast potatoes begins to set in, the first thing many people think to do [...]
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