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…

Happy New Year Folks. How you holding up? Been for your first run yet (me neither ooopps) Had enough of the diet adverts across the media yet? Or the constant flow of healthy food and exercise segments on day time TV? Hmmm, me too. I have not started a new diet…and I have not set…

You’ve probably heard this story a million times but it goes like this… I started my blog after coming dead last in a race, in fact I was so slow by the time I got to the finish line, the finish line wasn’t there…and neither was anyone else!!!! Now that my friends is a true…

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…

I always say that one of the benefits of carrying some extra weight as a runner is that we don’t feel the cold as much as our slimmer counterparts do, and its why I don’t actually mind running in the winter months, as long as I have my gloves and something to cover my ears (they…

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…

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…

Lets get a few things clear 1. I am FAT 2. I describe myself as a runner but Heck, sometimes despite my desire to impress everyone with my plussize fitness I simply find myself walking in races…but not only that I find myself looking at other Fat runners thinking “oh look, they’re walking too” however I think…

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…

I have been coming under a lot of criticism recently for my use of the F word, and by that of course I mean the word FAT, although the other F word is front of my mind a lot recently as well…I am an East Londoner after all, what do you expect? Growing up I…

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