Finding the perfect pair of running tights as a plus size athlete is seriously like the quest for the holy grail. The amount of pairs I have in my wardrobe that I have to be wary of, ones I can only wear for CrossFit, but only if there is no running, and those that are…

Come on be honest, when you hear the phrase protein drink you think milk based shake right? Or something along those lines? I know I did…that was until I came across Vieve Protein Water, a tasty water based drink with 20 grams of protein…great for recovering those sore and achy muscles after a run or…

I’ve been doing a whole heap of travel this year. I feel like I am forever packing and repacking a bag. Whether its for weekend races, a speaking gig, or a last minute weekend away with friends to catch some rays…I reckon I’ve finally got my packing for a short break down to a tee….

Apologies for anyone with a nervous disposition or easily offended by talk of lady bits but I simply could not put off writing this post any longer. Here in the UK we are in the middle of a heat wave…it is bloody hot, so I have to write about the bane of my life…chaffing!! I’ve…

Thinking of reducing the amount of meat that you eat this year? Well apparently you’re in good company as around 1 in 3 Brits are cutting down on the amount of meat they eat (Source: NatCen 2016) and some of the biggest food stores are now even creating special sections that help make the ‘flexitarian’…

Now I must admit I choose my trainers a bit like I choose my cars…as long as they are the right size, get me to where I need to go, and are in a colour I like it’s all good. My first pair of running shoes cost me £25 out of a low cost sports…

In 2013 shortly after having my daughter Rose, I went along to my local business development agency for some advice about turning my blog “The Fat Girls Guide to Running” into a business. A middle aged man with grey hair and a suit that looked older than me said, That ain’t a business love, thats…

I never used to like drinking tea. Mainly because growing up I hated making it for people when they came over to visit…the same applied to when I worked in an office setting…I’m sure people made tea just to get out of doing any work. But then that all changed after having my daughter, and…

So let’s get one thing straight….I am a runner…thats what I do, however what you might not know is I am also quite partial to trying other fitness stuff too…I swim, I cycle, I do yoga (badly) and very occasionally I do try more extreme things like circuit training, body pump and kettlebells, I just never…

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…

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