Getting stronger with the WI! A celebration of the Women’s Institute 1st Sports Week!

Enjoying nature & capturing the seasons! On Monday 12th September the Women’s Institute began its very first WI Sports Week. This was perfect timing. After a summer of success for Team GB at the Olympics and Paralympics in Rio,… View Post

1 Woman, 41 Olympic Sports – Freya Rodger’s Rio 2016 Triumph!

I am thrilled to welcome Freya Rodger, the inspiration behind Freyathlon – 1 woman, 41 Olympic sports – to HealthyHappy50. I read about her huge Olympic sized challenge on Twitter and asked her to tell… View Post

Conquering The Mountains Again – Cyclist Jane Rees talks physiotherapy, Pilates & her horrible accident

Hello! I am really delighted to welcome Jane Rees, a Physiotherapist I met on Twitter, to HealthyHappy50. Hello Jane! Please tell us a little bit more about yourself: Hello Jo, my name is Jane Rees,… View Post

4 Things I Learned From Masters Athletes – Alex Rotas, Photographer

How to be healthy and happy way beyond 50! 4 things I learned from photographing Masters Athletes How to be healthy and happy way beyond 50! 4 things I learned from photographing Masters Athletes It… View Post

Why I loved Anna Kessel’s book Eat Sweat Play – How Sport Can Change Our Lives

                    “ It’s time for women the world over to reconnect with our bodies. To reclaim them from a life of obsessing about thigh gaps and… View Post