Are you done with seeing yourself as a failure? I 100% am. So yesterday I wrote a provocative blog post called To the Man in the Van Thank You, all about being shamed on Tuesday night when I was training out on the streets of East London as part of a CrossFit Session. The response…

Oooooohhhh New York. Concrete Jungle where dreams are made of right? Damn Right. I can’t remember exactly when I decided I want to run the New York City Marathon, I actually think it was before I figured I might like to run London more than 10 years ago, and I’m not even sure why, because…

I have always been considered a slow runner, even when I almost dipped under 30 minutes for a parkrun (30.06 Hackney Park Run 31st May 2014) this was still pretty much considered a pretty slow time for a 5K…oh how I long to be that quick these days. But how useful is that S word anyway,…

My fitness journey started for real back in 2006 after returning home from a week long weight loss bootcamp in Devon at a time when I couldn’t even run to the top of the road I lived at…I came home 6lbs lighter, with some new ideas for food and a surprising enjoyment of running up…

This time last year I was over the Olympic Park in East London close to where I live with model turned marathon runner Nell McAndrew, a small group of nervous plus size runners and a TV crew…and just my luck it was blowing a gale. This was the last prerecorded section before our live 5K…

It’s been a busy month, and as we head into Marathon season this months podcast we see the launch of a new feature “No such thing as a stupid question” so its a bit of a mixed bag, but lots of updates about where we are going with Too Fat to Run and our expansion…

This morning while working hard to maintain a consistent pace around my breezy and damp local parkrun I thought to myself Wow, if I’m finding this tough how the hell am I gonna cope with tomorrows planned 15 miler? As you may know I am marathon training, with just 56 days 5 hours and 32 minutes to…

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