I love sport, I always have. At primary school, I tried every sport and physical activity going, rounders, cricket, football, ballet, athletics, judo, taekwondo, barn dancing, brownies, tap dance…run outs, knock down ginger, climbing trees, running away from trouble. I loved to move my body. That was until I started believing that my body wasn’t…

People in the running world making assumptions about my running experience purely on my appearance is one of my biggest bugbears about the sport. It happens all the time. In fact it happens so often that I almost expect it to happen and then I find myself modifying my behaviour in case it does. Like…

Yesterday I spent the day at Oval Cricket Ground where a fabulous conference was being held by Public Health England to mark one year since they launched their Physical Activity framework Everybody Active, Every Day. Now, I had missed the launch event of this last year…or perhaps I just wasn’t significant enough to get an invite…

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…

I am in one of those frustrating hard to describe moods today where I don’t know how I feel, what I want to do…or even what I think about things. For example I have changed my mind twenty times at least today about whether to go for a run or not this evening, and I…

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