My alarm went off at 5.45 am. I was child free. And I did not have to travel anywhere far today, I was up early so I could fit exercise into my day. It was cold. It was dark. I was tired. But I had committed to doing CrossFit this morning, and I had told…

Now I live in the city of London, and of course there are hills…but believe you me, I do everything I can to avoid them. I know, I know, hills are good for me, and help me develop strength and endurance…I just dislike them OK??? Well yesterday I couldn’t have avoided them even if I had…

Ten years ago I took part in a sport that just a year prior I had never heard of. I entered into a strange tribe of lycra clad athletes who all looked like they knew what they were doing. And not only that they all had incredible bodies, strong, long limbs…washboard stomachs and broad shoulders….

Over the past month or so I have been supporting British Triathlons #YourGoTri campaign, a marketing drive to show that any body can give Triathlon a go, and to point new comers to the sport to the range of events on offer around the country. Now, the last multi sport event I did was the…

I have been toying with the idea of doing an ultra marathon for some time now…I know…I know its a little crazy when I barely make it to parkrun most weeks due to my busy lifestyle, but I always like to take on new challenges and there is something about the concept of travelling as far…

Recently on Facebook I keep being reminded of things I was doing 4 years ago…which for me was a whole heap of London 2012 related activity, bringing back fantastic memories of a magical time in East London. Now you might be thinking that I am over egging it a bit with that description…but for me…

There are certain race opportunities you just don’t want to miss out on, even if you have taken part in the event before, even if you have taken part in it a number of times before, because some races just get you like that. I have lived in the London Borough of Newham most of…

I started running to lose weight. I carried on running in my still overweight body to challenge myself at difference distances, to prove that I was an actual runner 10Ks Half marathons and then full marathons…when would it stop? Oh an unexpected pregnancy…that would do the job!!! So I took an 8 month gap from…

For the longest of times I have wanted to get myself a Personal Trainer to help me with my fitness goals, but like many women out there I had a niggling fear inside my head about it, in fact I had lots of niggling fears and over the years have dabbled in finding myself a…

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…

Copyright © 2015 - The Fat Girls Guide To Running. Registered in England & Wales 656480.
Designed by Marcomedia Solutions.
Navigate to