FEMALE FITNESS In The Real World

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We love This Girl Can, and now Sport England’s campaign is moving into the next phase, #Fit Got Real, determined to challenge and change perceptions and experience of exercise in 2019, particularly for those who feel left behind by traditional exercise and didn’t even consider putting it on their New Year resolution list.   Halo […]

Why STRESS Is An Integral Part Of GROWTH

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It is easy to think of stress in negative terms and try to eliminate it from our lives completely. Did you know that stress is necessary for us to become better, stronger and more resilient? Leading Performance & Sport Psychologist Dr. Mark Bellamy explains.  Understanding growth and development  Stress has become a bogey word, but actually a […]

GRIEF: How Much More Life Can You Live?

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Grief, when it hits, is all consuming and one of the most painful experiences to endure. In my brother’s words when my Dad died nearly two years ago, it feels  ‘as if my insides are being ripped out’.  We survive things that we never feel we are going to survive, and we learn to cope […]

Hereford Sixth Form College: ELITE ATHLETE PROGRAMME

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2018 saw thirteen high performing student athletes join the College’s Elite Athlete Programme. Find out more about the programme and how it supports the students’ training on their road to outstanding achievements. Last years saw more high performing student athletes join the College’s Elite Athlete Programme.  Emily Archer | Equestrian (GB) Harriet Castle | Karate (England) Jo Chesworth Rickards | Waterpolo […]

HEREFORD HARRIERS Wheelchair Rugby Club Celebrating Silverware For An Unforgettable 2018 Season

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Hereford Harriers Wheelchair Rugby Club had a truly unforgettable 2018 campaign, claiming a historic treble of trophies. They finished top of the UK Championship League and remained undefeated in their very first season.  This means the Harriers are promoted to the 2019 Premiership Division. Teams in this league include the likes of Leeds Rhinos, Halifax […]

WHAT to EXPECT From A TAE KWON DO CLASS

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By Brennen Page Starting martial arts can be daunting, but it doesn’t have to be. Here’s what you can expect from our committed, family friendly martial arts classes, which last 45 to 60 minutes. TaeKwonDo starts at the door. On entering the training hall (dojang) we bow – this is to clear your headspace from […]

DITHERING or DOING?

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“As we relate to the body, so we relate to the world.” Mindfulness Teacher Sue Weston explains  Have you ever wanted to learn how to meditate? Or how to maintain your cool in challenging situations? The ‘how to’ of both these wishes is offered on a mindfulness training course. But then, after thinking about it, […]

Welcome to the Winter 2018/2019 edition! 

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When we were preparing this edition of FitNet, I was humbled and inspired by the lives and achievements of those featured. Congratulations to Hereford Harriers Wheelchair Rugby Club for their amazing 2018 season, and to Natalie Morgan-Dew for winning a clutch of awards last year for her Aerial and Dance Studio, including the National Happiness […]