So I guess you can gather that I am the kind of person who enjoys BIG challenges. Nothing I do is ever small, or unassuming. I am always about pushing the barriers, stretching myself to the limits…seeing what my body, mind and spirit can achieve. This often means BIG ADVENTURE, and sometimes, just sometimes it involves…

In 2018 one of my major goals for the Too Fat to Run movement was to showcase more of our wonderful community of runners….because for as much as I front up this brand, it so isn’t about me anymore. Of course, we have our runner of the month feature but I didn’t think this went…

Just like I have never been a great runner, I have never been too good at swimming either. I mean I learned to run like everyone else did as a kid, and I was happy enough splashing around in my local pool and at the seaside…but as I progressed into adulthood it became clear I…

This time of year is always a bit grim in the UK right?…and I always long for a bit of winter sun, a break…a couple of days away from the big smoke to re-energise myself…it’s not so much the cold as the lack of sun. What can I say? I am a sunshine and margaritas…

Like many people I know…I HATE FEET…especially other peoples, with the exception of small children that is. I don’t like looking at them, I don’t like thinking about them…and heck I sure as hell don’t like touching them, which is why I go for a monthly pedicure. But even then I dismay at the fact…

I have always enjoyed swimming, went a lot as a kid at school and during the summer holidays. Was never a strong swimmer but just reasonably confident in the water….and loved the hot toast afterwards (anyone else get hot buttery toast after swimming or was it just an East End thing?) During my twenties when my…

Let me just start with one important fact… ALL TYPES OF RUNNERS GET INJURED It doesn’t matter how heavy or light you are. If you are an absolute beginner or a seasoned pro…injury is part and parcel of being an athlete, and illness, unfortunately, is just a part of everyday life as a human being…so…

January is a time of year that lots of people take up or return to the sport of running, the festivities are out of the way, summer is around the corner and everyone is still full of enthusiasm and determination to keep up those new habits…the problem is how easy it is to keep that…

So yes it is the final day of 2017, the day we all reflect on the 12 months gone past and get excited by the 12 months ahead of us. Well at least thats how I feel today. Last night I looked through my photos from this year to select one which summed up 2017,…

Hands up, who’s struggling to get out to run now the weather had turned cold? Meeeeeeeeeeeee!!!! Today while at CrossFit (and yes that was a struggle too) someone asked me when my next race was, and I realised I don’t have any more for 2017…my next one will be the Winter Run 2018 in Central…

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