Running a marathon is in many ways just like childbirth. You somehow find yourself signed up (or knocked up), you know its coming and you have to prepare although your not always sure how when its your first one, you know its gonna hurt like hell and that one way or another you’ve got to…

 Name Louise Taylor          Age 42 Where do you live? Walthamstow, London BMI and/or Dress Size 14-16, which was more like 16+ this time last year. When did you start running and why? June 2014 To be quite honest I don’t think I was not a sporty child, growing up in London, I’ve never really run…

Name Ashley Kurth-Reinhart Age 34 Where do you live? Alexandria, VA (suburb of Washington, DC) BMI and/or Dress Size 16/18 US BMI category obese When did you start running and why? I started about a year ago to get in better shape and lose weight for my sake and for being healthier when having future…

This weeks session is part running technique and part mindset and the idea for this focus came to me at last weekends run clinic in London when we were talking about posture and the correct position your body should be in to run. Now I am no expert on physiology or how the body works…

Sometimes it is so easy to get engrossed in following a training plan, or covering a specific route in a specific time…what happened to the fun of running, what happened to that feeling of elation through being chased…like we did in the school playground? Well this week we are going to experience being chased…but no…

This is a perfect strength session to try once a month to support your running and really test your fitness. There is a PDF print out of this session in the resources area to remind you of how this session works and here is a blog post I wrote about the very first time I…

So it’s that time again. Time to find out a little bit about one of our Clubhouse members in a bit more detail.  This month we feature Carrie Pearson aged 37 from Sunderland, in North East England. She is currently a Dress Size 18. I first came across Carrie when she posted this photo of her taking…

We often joke about needing a kick up the backside to get back to our running habit, and what better to do that job than a whooping big boot…a reboot in fact, because you can use this weeks training session time and time again. It works on exactly the same premise that absolute beginners need…

This month we have been looking at the theme of strength and I have been thinking about what strength looks like, in particular for women. Often we are seen as the weaker sex, when in fact it is our strength and courage that hold families together. Yet it is the women of the world that often…

How we getting on ladies? Are we seeing any improvements yet? Further more are you tracking your improvements? Two great resources to help you record your progress are Baseline Record Monthly Planner But the other way we will measure improvements in by doing a regular paced run. So every 6-8 weeks you will be encouraged to…

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