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…

This time last year I was over the Olympic Park in East London close to where I live with model turned marathon runner Nell McAndrew, a small group of nervous plus size runners and a TV crew…and just my luck it was blowing a gale. This was the last prerecorded section before our live 5K…

Back in January I received a call from a producer at ITV interested in turning my Slouch to 10K book into a feature on This Morning. However, they only had 6 weeks on air time to do it in, so I said I would go away and think about what could be achieved in a…

Getting started and keeping going in the early days of running are the two biggest hurdles to becoming a superstar plus sized athlete, but once you have made the decision to do it all you need is a plan and the secret weapon that is accountability and then you are laughing. Which is why I…

Five weeks ago I met 3 ladies who had never run before, not only had they never run, they were absolutely terrified that they would make fools of themselves on national TV and disprove my theory that anyone can learn to run if they really want to. Yesterday those 3 ladies lined up in the…

Finding kit that fits is a huge issue for big women, in fact its a problem for all sorts of women because funnily enough we are all different sizes and more importantly different shapes, and with sports wear we can’t always be as creative as we can be with every day fashion items you know…

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