Do you remember that video that went viral in 2015 about Active Wear, you know the one that went… Activewear, activewear, buying groceries in my active wear Activewear, activewear, having coffee with my friends in my activewear You can check out the video here if you haven’t seen it. But basically it was a massive…

It was cold over the weekend….and guess what? I got out of my warm bed before 8am TWICE, to head out into the cold to run. I know, I know…there must be something wrong with me…cos some of us struggle to do that even when its not cold, especially at the weekends. The thing is,…

I have always been considered a slow runner, even when I almost dipped under 30 minutes for a parkrun (30.06 Hackney Park Run 31st May 2014) this was still pretty much considered a pretty slow time for a 5K…oh how I long to be that quick these days. But how useful is that S word anyway,…

One of the main things people ask me about when they are considering running for the first time as an overweight runner is…. But what about my knees? Surely all that running can’t be good for them I think its a bit of a misconception that running is always going to lead to joint pain…

Last week in the hectic lead up to the London Marathon weekend I escaped the hustle and bustle of London and spent a very sunny morning in a lovely park in Southend in Essex. I was joined by some fab ladies from our community, including our Virtual Assistant Sharon (she’s the one who deals with enquiries about…

For a long time women have been asking for an accessory they can wear while training or racing that isn’t one of our provocative race shirts and vests…like during marathon season for example, many of our women want to be identified as one of our tribe…but are wearing charity shirts or kit that is suited…

This time last year I was over the Olympic Park in East London close to where I live with model turned marathon runner Nell McAndrew, a small group of nervous plus size runners and a TV crew…and just my luck it was blowing a gale. This was the last prerecorded section before our live 5K…

Did I ever tell you the sad tale of the running machine that lived behind my front room door? No? Ok, here it is…. A few years back I thought it would be a good idea to buy a running machine, I’m not exactly sure what prompted it because I didn’t have any children at that…

I had decided to take a well earned break from work over the festivities, but that proved a little tricky as things seem to be hotting up as we approach 2016, and I have relented and switched the computer back on to catch up on a few things. So how was your xmas? Mine was…

When I made the decision to go full time with my blog in the spring 2014 I sought some business advice and was told by one cheery chap in a suit that there was no way I could earn a living from being a blogger and that I should keep it as a hobby rather…

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