Sporting Heads - Exploring the impact of Sport and Exercise on Mental Health
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Running for CALM
Oct 27, 2019
Rebuilding My Relationship with Running
Perfectly Imperfect at Running
Running Myself Sober
When I am Running, I Feel Free
Running For My Reason
Adventuror, author and mental health campaigner Alex Staniforth describes facing his bulimia head on as he attempts to run a sub three hour marathon.
Joining the Sober Movement
The novelty of running early on a Saturday morning without a hangover has never worn off. It always fills me with gratitude and pride and kick starts my weekend with an amazing endorphin rush.
I Am the Master of my Fate
I had spent 10 years avoiding attention due to mental illness and my embarrassment, now I was telling my Invictus story to the BBC
Running to the Extreme
Exercise had taken over my life. I lived to get faster race times and would feel depressed if I didn’t improve. Nothing else mattered.
The Mental Health Runner
Psychosis for me feels like someone has taken control of my actions and all I can do is sit and watch. Running helps to ground me and prevent any form of psychosis.
Dynamic Running Therapy
What happens when you incorporate running into a psychotherapy session? Read our interview with the founder of Dynamic Running Therapy
I Can See Clearly Now
At 22 stone, I told my wife I needed to get fit. She just smiled and said she had heard it all before, but this time I was on a mission
Moving out of your Comfort Zone
I’m standing at the start of the Edinburgh Marathon feeling like a bit of a fraud. Trying to be something I’m not. Who am I to think I can run a marathon?
My Running Focus Has Shifted
I have competed in more than 60 marathons and ultra-marathons, but now running is my way of coping with the enormous stress of dealing with chronic illness in a loved one
Run Talk Run with Jess Robson
We spoke to Jess, founder of RunTalkRun, about the community running group and her own struggles with bulimia, anxiety and depression
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