I get asked to review a lot of Health & Fitness products and services, AND a lot of “Diet” related products. I say “Thanks but no thanks” a lot!!! I shift between frustration and boredom when I receive emails from PR companies that start with “We think this would be a great fit for www.toofattorun.co.uk”…

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…

With just a week and a bit to go until Xmas many of us are starting to wrap things up (physically and psychologically), review our year and set goals for 2016. Some of us may be thinking about setting a New Year Resolution or Resolutions, and worst still some of us may have given ourself…

Did you know apparently it takes 21 days to start a new habit? And with the summer holidays in full swing there’s no time like the present to get outside with the family and start a new family habit of being physical out in the open…together…yes you read that right OUTSIDE and TOGETHER!!! A new…

So a few days ago Londoners got off their tube or bus a stop earlier to commemorate the 7/7 terrorist attacks and then today there is a tube strike and folk are having to rethink their transport routes…bring it on I say. So many of us, especially in big cities are almost zombie like in…

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…

This is probably the worst time of the year to launch a campaign to get people more active, it’s cold outside, its dark when you go to work and even darker when you come home, and there’s all that Xmas shopping to be done, ordered online and delivered straight to your door of course. So…

Now of course I already know that there is such a thing as fit AND fat. I mean there is no doubt that at close to 16 stone I am Fat yet I am also reasonable fit, and in fit I mean I exercise for the 3 x 30 minutes that the government in the…

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