Much has been made of the so-called Olympic Legacy: how it will change the lives of young people across the United Kingdom. Whilst I don’t doubt that this will take place, thanks to the tireless efforts of Lord Coe and his team, I’d like to focus on a different aspect of the Olympic summer we’ve been through, and one which for many women is perhaps closer to home.
The efforts of young, super-fit Olympians such as Mo Farah and Jess Ennis are truly inspiring, but for us middle-aged women, struggling to balance the demands of family, work, and perhaps aging parents, they can seem as though they’re from another planet. Not for us the iron thighs of a Sarah Storey, or the toned arms of those rowers. If you have been inspired by the summer of sport, but feel that life is enough of a struggle as things are, how … Read More