In the immediate aftermath of this years International Womens Week where the fight for equality continues and with lots of recent talk about the power of launguage, in todays blog by Stacey Taylor we look at an often unnoticed aspect of fitness marketing and how it is not very helpful when it comes to empowering women…

Lots of women are coming to running later in life. Maybe it is because they have more time for themselves, maybe it’s because running for this group has become more visible in the last few years, who knows. So even if magazines and sports brands continue to post photos of slim and young women, we…

As we continue our Too Fat to Run Clubhouse member blog takeover, todays post is one which I think is going to help a lot of runners out there. I am a massive fan of A-B runs, and when marathon training it is often the ONLY way I can fit in the longer runs. I think…

To celebrate International Women’s Day on social media we are showcasing women from our running community using the hashtag #thisiswhatarunnerlookslike as there has been so much controversy this week about diversity and representation in the sport of running. This month we are also welcoming different clubhouse members to share their stories, their reasons for running, what…

As International Women’s day approaches I have decided that throughout the month of March we will have a Too Fat To Run? Blog takeover, where members of The Clubhouse our awesome online running club for plus size women get the opportunity to share their views, experiences and race recaps. I have been blogging for more than 7 years…

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…

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