My journey in football presenting and motherhood

I had Covid-19

th November 2020   Alison Bender   Fitness Personal

“You’ve had Covid? How was it?” It’s a question I get asked a lot, and the answer is not simple. If I say “it was bad” it feels like I’m undermining the thousands of people that actually were really bad, those who were hospitalised and struggling to breathe. But if I say “fine” then it […]

Becoming a Veggie: Trust In Yourself

th October 2019   Alison Bender   Fitness Personal

I know we are often told to live in the moment, but I’m one of those sentimental types who often reflect on times gone by. I see nothing wrong with it. I’ve been writing a diary since I was eight years old and every now and again I escape to the loft and flick through […]

Fitness and free stuff

th January 2019   Alison Bender   Fitness

I feel like the luckiest girl in the world right now, now this is going to sound very shallow indeed but we all love a freebie right? I’ve just stepped out of one of my favourite fitness shops Lululemon with a bag of free clothes! I had three people running around handing me various pieces and now I have a gorgeous bag full of stuff, I can’t wait to get in the gym.


th January 2019   Alison Bender   Fitness

I wrote this blog a year ago after completing Veganuary, and I wanted to post it to say that a year has passed and the things I learned in that month have really stuck with me. So it’s never too late to try something new, push yourself out of your comfort zone and learn (or unlearn) things.