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Should I train when I have a cold

Posted on November 08, 2022

Is it a good idea to train when you have the flu? I was asked the other day, should I train when I have a cold?

The Car Journey Home From Sports

Posted on September 20, 2022

The car journey home for any child playing sport can sometimes put them off sport for life. In this blog post, we explore some of what we should and, more importantly, shouldn't be saying to our children as they enter the car after a game.

The Power of a 20 Second Hug

Posted on December 04, 2023

The other morning, I realised I'm blessed that my 14-year-old boy still wants a hug. This is something that I want to keep doing forever. I'm going to get better at trying to hug for at least 20 seconds. Why? Because the power of a 20-second hug goes well beyond love and affection. Here are 10 reasons why you should hug for 20 seconds or more.