I have been incredibly lucky over the past 10 years, having pretty much been an injury free runner…which may seem odd seeing as there is an assumption that running can’t possibly be good for you, especially if you are carrying extra weight. But its the truth. In fact I had a knee injury (from falling…

You may have noticed I was a little quiet last week (or maybe not) because I disappeared for a cheeky city break to Rome with my family. Now the last time we were all easy together without partners or children was circa 1985 and it was a 2 week stint in Clacton Upon Sea and…

Do you want to know the easiest way of getting off the “oh you should take up running” hook? Easy…respond with an “I would love to but unfortunately I’ve got dodgy knees” combined with a “whats a fat girl to do” kinda look – hands in the air and eyebrows raises are optional, but add value nether the…

I am FAT and I RUN so it’s hardly surprising that I have knee pain right? Cos everyone knows that running seriously takes its toll on the knee joints particularly if you are overweight, have bad form or crap trainers. So considering my weight and the amount of running I have done over the past…

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