Getting To Grips with....Phil

Mental Health Awareness
Project Get A Grip would like to share Phil's in depth and powerful blog post.
This submission is slightly different to the usual fitness related post but is what the project is all about........ Exploring the mental health umbrella in its entirety on how we become and maintain the happy, healthy humans we were built to be.
Phil has a passion for mental health and has taken it upon herself to challenge some big names in the world of fashion after an array of questionable campaigns from a...

Getting To Grips With.....Mark

Get A Grip would like to share Marks brilliant submission with you this evening. Thank you Mark for being so open. I have been blown away by the increasing amount of these submissions I am receiving. Its great to see what sport and fitness is doing to change lives along side other ongoing self-care strategies. If you are interested in sharing your story please email
The stigma is being smashed one post at at time!
Name: Mark Daniel
Occupation: Events Engineer

Getting To Grips With...Rob

Last month we kicked off the new focus period with Alexis amazing contribution. This month sees Rob's touching post. 
What a great start it has been with this new focus period where Get A Grip is raising awareness for men's mental health and male suicide in particular. STILL the biggest killer of men under the age of 45 in the UK.
Name: Rob Speare
Occupation:Registered Nurse
What exercise, sport...

Getting to Grips with....Alexis

Name: Alexis Lee

Age: 36

Occupation: Software Developer 

How would you best describe or define fitness?

Fitness is a set of skills, which anyone can train for, that help you accomplish your goals. 


What exercise, sport or fitness regime do you partake in and how often? 

CrossFit classes 4 times a week, plus "play day" on Sunday, when I do testing, work on weaknesses and invent some crazy metcon for myself.


We need to talk about male suicide....

Check out this well shot video from Dazed and Confused that outlines some of the issues facing men in society today.