Olympic fever is sweeping the world and with the fabulous medal achievements of Rebecca Adlington, Helen Glover, Heather Stanning and Bradley Wiggins, Britain has gone sports mad.
With an increase in sales of sportswear, equipment (especially bicycles which saw an increase in sales due to Wiggins Tour de France win) it would seem many of us have been inspired by our Olympic heroes and want to give a new sport a go, or just get healthier.
But what it you don’t want your new sporting pursuit to cost the earth?
Well, worry not, this week on BBC Radio Nottingham I shared my easy tips and advice on how you can keep your sports lean on your pocket and very green. My tips include where you can find free sports equipment and sports sessions, sports equipment swaps, loans, info on Cycle to Work schemes and of course, how you can donate your preloved sports equipment to charity to be enjoyed by someone else, or recycled into sports facilities.
To find out more, tune in to my ‘Living Green, Loving Saving‘ series with Richard Spurr on BBC Radio Nottingham – only 5 days left to listen!