How we getting on ladies? Are we seeing any improvements yet? Further more are you tracking your improvements? Two great resources to help you record your progress are Baseline Record Monthly Planner But the other way we will measure improvements in by doing a regular paced run. So every 6-8 weeks you will be encouraged to…

Yesterday I sneaked out of bed, dressed in the dark and went out into the cold to tackle the 8 mile training run that was penciled into my diary as part of my preparations for this years London Marathon, in the end my Garmin informed me it was actually 9.3 miles I covered and doing the…

Hand up if you are guilty of plodding along with the minimum level of effort, and then kicking yourself for not improving your 5k times? Once you have been running for a while, or can run for 20 minutes or so without taking a walking break you may start to think about how to improve…

Many of you will know that I don’t normally focus on speed when talking about running, because I believe as long as you run you are a runner regardless of speed, and continuously beating yourself up or comparing yourself to other runners is unhelpful and demotivating. But over the last few months I have been…

I have been doing parkrun since 2008 when a friend encouraged me to go to Wimbledon Common to take part, I didn’t realise at that point that there were ones closer to me, but it was worth the early morning schlep across town and signalled the start of a new way of spending my Saturday…

To say I am busy at the moment is somewhat of an understatement. My daughter turned 1 this week, and despite the fact I have had all this time to get used to being a stay at home mum I seem to be busier than ever, and squeezing more and more in. Last night I…

I have never been any good at maths, I even failed my maths GCSE at school…twice in fact. I had to re-sit my exams while at college to try and get the C all the teachers tell you that you must have to succeed in life, but alas only got another D so in the…

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