Are you done with seeing yourself as a failure? I 100% am. So yesterday I wrote a provocative blog post called To the Man in the Van Thank You, all about being shamed on Tuesday night when I was training out on the streets of East London as part of a CrossFit Session. The response…

Did you know, the average woman in the UK spends 31 years on a diet You would if you have watched my recent TEDx talk all about how womens preoccupation with being smaller, has affected our ability to live BIGGER more fulfilling lives. In a recent poll with 100+ women from my online running club it…

People are obsessed with my size and it’s just so bloody annoying. The meant to be helpful comments from friends and family Oh you’ve lost weight? Erm nope…don’t think so, not last time I looked. Or journalists who are doing a story about me who insist on knowing my dress size…when the piece is not…

My fitness journey started for real back in 2006 after returning home from a week long weight loss bootcamp in Devon at a time when I couldn’t even run to the top of the road I lived at…I came home 6lbs lighter, with some new ideas for food and a surprising enjoyment of running up…

Well, that got your attention didn’t it? Which is ironic really because that’s kind of the point of this particular blog post rant. You may (or may not have seen) whats been going on via social media over the last few days in regards to a new online diet plan/book being launched by Australian Nutritionist…

With just a week and a bit to go until Xmas many of us are starting to wrap things up (physically and psychologically), review our year and set goals for 2016. Some of us may be thinking about setting a New Year Resolution or Resolutions, and worst still some of us may have given ourself…

When my phone starts going nuts first thing it normally means one thing…an obesity story has hit the morning news and everyone wants my view on it. So I am up and at my desk writing this in my PJs whilst eating a slice of gluten free toast with coconut oil as spread (just in…

My alarm went off at 6am this morning and I was extremely tired after having a very restless nights sleep dreaming about cream cakes, biscuits and chocolate. Now this is not a normal occurrence for me, I don’t have a particularly sweet tooth but also do not unnecessarily restrict my intake of such things if…

Well come on…you didn’t expect me to actually go there did you? Really? Well, unlike some media channels I could mention, at The Fat Girls Guide to Running blog we prefer to focus on love not hate, so rather than run through the characteristics of “That” woman, much of which has already been debated, I instead…

Ready to face all that 2015 has to throw at you, or are you going to roll over and sleep off that hangover tomorrow and defer your new years resolutions until Monday instead? What’s it gonna be this year? Giving up booze/smoking/sugar (delete as appropriate) Losing at least 2 stone/getting back into last summers jeans…

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