In 2013 I sat nervously in a business development centre in East London looking for some advice regarding how to turn my blog into a business, the bloke said to me, What you have here love is a hobby, its all about your ego and you will never make any money from it. Well that…

It’s official…we are down to the last 160 businesses in Richard Bransons Voom Campaign, which is not bad considering there were about 800 entrants from across the UK. (Check out the shortlist here) I am over the moon that all that hard work over the past 6 weeks paid off, as it was a pretty…

It was working on ITV’s This Morning back in April that I came across Elle Sports, they are one of those brands that of course I knew about I just never really considered them as a place for me to buy kit. That was until on week 2 of my “Run for your life” feature…

Finding kit that fits is a huge issue for big women, in fact its a problem for all sorts of women because funnily enough we are all different sizes and more importantly different shapes, and with sports wear we can’t always be as creative as we can be with every day fashion items you know…

When I first started running I didn’t have any proper running kit, I didn’t even think to buy any at the time as I figured any kind of workout gear would do…and to be quite honest the frequency and intensity of my running in the early days never really justified the expense. I do remember…

There is no doubt that the weather has changed here in the UK, so yesterday morning as I got ready for my long Sunday run I chose my running kit carefully so as not to be caught out by the deceptive Autumn sunshine. There is nothing worse than letting the elements ruin what could have…

As the winter months draw in I always think it’s a good time for a right old clear out, an opportunity to sort through stuff and get organised for the next season. So I have been a busy girl this week, packing away my summer clothes and digging out my winter coat and boots. Here…

With less than 12 days to go until my Brighton Marathon attempt I have a body that I am sure is throwing out phantom niggles and pains just despite me. So I am concentrating on eating well, hydrating and basically tapering without driving myself and everyone around me mad. Todays post therefore is an attempt to…

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