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 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…

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…

Welcome, welcome, welcome….and well done for even thinking that running might be the sport for you, that in itself should be congratulated because running often gets a bad press really, and can seem very daunting at first, especially if you don’t quite have the body of Paula Radcliff. Oh and apologies for the dodgy picture, I…

Its been a weird old day today. At 3.24 this morning I was still up on my computer working which is very unusual for me. I do normally wait for Rose to go to sleep before I blog but staying up THAT late is very unusual for me. So what was I doing you ask?…

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