I’m taking the Rocky road to teacher wellbeing

Boxing might just be the perfect stress-busting exercise for teachers, says Sarah Simons

One of my colleagues exercises six times a week. She always looks sparkly-eyed, and even though she has a dead stressful job, I’ve never seen her with a face on. Is it that she’s got a naturally sunny disposition or is it that exercise is actually (and I can’t imagine how) good for you?

Up until recently, I’ve only made myself available to physical activity if I’m assured of a medal, a round of applause or cold, hard cash. But I’m changing my ways, pals. I’m planning on becoming…I’m struggling to type the words…An…Exercise…Person.

I’ve joined a posh gym. And having recently rewatched Rocky, ...

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