So today we are going back to basics and simply reviewing the very best ways to begin your running journey with some suggestions for how to start…none of them are particularly easy, but nothing worth having in life is right? 1. Just start running today – As in put your trainers on this very minute and…

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…

So yesterday I made my TV debut on ITV’s This Morning show on a feature called Run for your Life where I am coaching 3 ladies to face their fears and run a 5k in just 5 weeks time. It was an amazing experience going on live television to the nation, having hair and make…

I am a runner, but I have to admit I’m just not a very good runner. So with 10 years of running exerience behind me I realise I am just incredibly stubborn and foolhardily run despite having very little natural ability in the sport. But what I lack in ability, I more than make up for…

I have never done a Couch to 5K programme AND furthermore I don’t think you have to use a c25k plan at all to run your first 5k There I have said it. *silence as I await the backlash* So what is the meaning of this outburst? I must get a thousand emails a day…

I love watching athletics, I always have. Even before I got into running I found it therapeutic to just veg out on the sofa and watch athletes at their peak competing for medals and world records, but funnily enough it never inspired me to get off my arse and start running myself, which I am sure is…

It’s not often that I blog twice in one day, especially not on a Saturday when most blogs go unread anyway, in fact it may well be because it is a Saturday that the indiscretion I want to discuss has gone largely unnoticed. But I have to vent and bring it to your attention. So…

I have been doing parkrun since 2008 when a friend encouraged me to go to Wimbledon Common to take part, I didn’t realise at that point that there were ones closer to me, but it was worth the early morning schlep across town and signalled the start of a new way of spending my Saturday…

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