Sorry…I mean FUCK YOU!!! Apologies for the profanities but there is no other way of expressing how angry I am right now. While doing 400 meter repeats on a cold, dark and wet night last night at the end of a 6pm CrossFit session, a man exiting a silver van took it upon himself not…

I can’t remember when the first time I ran on Christmas Day was, but I know it changed everything, and now it feels REALLY weird if I don’t at least attempt to get out for a run on the big day. It kind of reminds me of when I was a kid and you went…

I love sport, I always have. At primary school, I tried every sport and physical activity going, rounders, cricket, football, ballet, athletics, judo, taekwondo, barn dancing, brownies, tap dance…run outs, knock down ginger, climbing trees, running away from trouble. I loved to move my body. That was until I started believing that my body wasn’t…

Well, I guess if you went along the weekend just gone it might have been, but in today’s Halloween inspired post I want to explore what the fears are around going to parkrun are and how to overcome them. I did my first parkrun in 2008 with a friend. The movement was still in its…

Let me ask you some questions… Are you sick of dieting? Are you struggling to lose or maintain your weight? Are you worried about your health or fitness? Are you suffering with anxiety or bouts of depression? Are you ready to put your own health and wellbeing first? Are you ready for real change? And another one……

I didn’t want to write this blog post today. Today, I didn’t want to write anything. In fact I am so exhausted by tapping on my keyboard I wonder if I will ever find the love for writing again. Why is this you may ask? Well for the last 21 days I have been steaming…

I woke up in a strange bed this morning to the sound of my alarm. It was 6.30am I switched it off quickly not wanting to wake anyone else up. I got out of bed and changed from my PJs into my running gear before leaving the guest bedroom and walking quietly down the stairs…

I’ve had a bit of a nagging feeling today, a feeling of…I should actually be running. I should. I have a half marathon in a fortnight and a full marathon in just over 2 months and I simply ain’t running. My daughter starts primary school on Thursday so my running routine will return and besides I…

When I first started running I didn’t know a single other runner. Like seriously. The only people I knew who run were guys from my estate who spent their teenage years running away from the police. It is hard to imagine that now, as 80% of the people I spend my time with these days are…

OK, so perhaps that is not exactly true…I do get asked quite a few strange if not stupid questions like? What happens when you lose all your weight? Or Do you have to eat loads to stay on brand? Yup, I actually get asked this stuff. But in terms of the questions women ask me…

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