Believe it or not I have not always been a plus size athlete or a blogger, and before turning my blog into a business I had a very varied career. It all started off aged 13 when I got my first job in Wimpy…I was a waitress earning £1.50 an hour after school and at…

Don’t you just hate that word SHOULD??? I am asked about “Shoulds” all the time though in my line of work… How many times a week should I be running? How long should it take me to train for a 10K? How much should I spend on a pair of running shoes? And the answer…

Yep it’s that time of year again, where as well as the accumulating stress of christmas we also have an impending new year getting closer and closer…what are we going to give up, what are we going to do different, what are we going to resolve to achieve before the year is up? Now you will…

If I got a pound for every email I got from women about the S word, I would be a rich woman by now…and no I am not talking about SPEED I’m talking about the word SLOW…in fact we have banned the word in The Clubhouse our online running club because its not very useful…

So last month I made the dramatic decision to reduce the price of our online running club by more than 50% Why? Well, despite our existing members saying that £10 per month represented great value for money for all of the benefits they got, I still received feedback from women saying they simply couldn’t justify…

Back in February 2015 we launched The Clubhouse billed as the worlds only virtual running club for plus size runners…the idea was to provide a safe space for women to talk about their running, share their successes and discuss any challenges they were going through. With weekly training sessions and fitness challenges set by me,…

A couple of years ago a young american girl sent me a heart-felt email telling me that one of her big goals in life was to lose enough weight to run track, at the time I was hit with a number of emotions, I was chuffed that she had reached out to me for support, and…

My day started at 7am creeping around my house trying not to wake anyone up. I was off to Bristol for the day for some meetings including the launch of a Women’s Coaching Network. The big dilemma was how to fit in some Juneathon activity in a day that was likely to involve 6 hours…

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