When I first took up sport again as an adult I had one key objective. WEIGHTLOSS I didn’t really get the whole exercising for mental health thing, or exercise as a way of expanding my social circle, or the achievement of running goals as a sign that I could achieve big things in other areas…

Whatever your health and fitness intentions are for 2016, whether you set a New Years resolution or not (I didn’t by the way…jut saying). Why not simply kick start this first really fresh day of the new year by simply listening to your body? So many of us have learned not to trust ourselves and…

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…

Here is a fantastic guest post from our resident dietician Fiona Pring. I’m often struck by the amount of people who tell me how ‘good’ they have been with what they have eaten over the past few weeks. They assume the moral high ground and talk of how they’ve resisted the ‘bad’ foods they adore…

Today marks the start of National Obesity Awareness Week 2015 here in the UK, and as if in the last week we haven’t had enough of a fat shaming frenzy in the media I hope this doesn’t bring much of the same, I am not sure if I can stomach it to be honest. The…

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…

The Fat Girls Guide to Running website was always designed with women in mind because after all I am myself of the female species, and it was a lack of information specifically designed for plus sized female runners that led me to start it but it turns out we have a few rouge men loitering…

Don’t you just love that headline… “25stone mum says tax payers should foot the bill to help her lose weight?” …just what we need another round of fat bashing and bout of them versus us scare mongering…I’m sick of it. And to make it worse Katie Hopkins the new self-appointed queen of the fatties makes…

OMG its an O’Beast and its heading our way Oh no…I hope it isn’t catching Quick, quick…I can’t be seen with it, what will my friends think? So no this is not a trailer for a new hollywood blockbuster this is me trying to illustrate the ludicrus nature of the discussions I sometimes see on Twitter amoungst…

I guess this is a call for help, a big fat shout out to anyone who can give me the advice, support or kick up the backside I need to get back on track with my eating. Those of you who have been following my blog for a while will know that despite the apparent…

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