In April I was lucky enough to join Polly at Mountain Yoga Breaks in guiding a group of beginner mountain bikers around the Elan Valley. It was a brilliant weekend, with gorgeous weather, lovely people and a couple of beautiful bike rides. And, for me at least, it came with a whopping sense of achievement, for this was my first weekend working as a professional mountain bike guide.
All photos in this post are courtesy of the very talented Phill Stasiw Finally, mental health is starting to get discussed more and more openly in the UK. And from the BBC’s much-celebrated Mind Over Marathon documentary, to Look Mum No Hands’ panel discussion on the matter, the benefits of exercise for mental health are … Continue reading Mountain biking and mental health: my Trans Cambrian story
If you’re looking for a fun, restorative weekend that includes a great big helping of fresh air and exercise look no further than Mountain Yoga Breaks
Last weekend was a big one for me; it was my first weekend back in the saddle since the Cwmcarn incident. That's right, I hadn't been able to go riding for a full 11 weeks! It turned out that when I was initially told 6 weeks, they were talking nonsense and the physiotherapist I saw … Continue reading One mojo, happily returned to its righful owner