January is a time of year that lots of people take up or return to the sport of running, the festivities are out of the way, summer is around the corner and everyone is still full of enthusiasm and determination to keep up those new habits…the problem is how easy it is to keep that…

Getting started and keeping going in the early days of running are the two biggest hurdles to becoming a superstar plus sized athlete, but once you have made the decision to do it all you need is a plan and the secret weapon that is accountability and then you are laughing. Which is why I…

When I first started running all those years ago I never really had a plan. OK lets rephrase that… When I first started running I NEVER had a plan. Nope. That’s right I had no idea what I was doing. I simply put my gym trainers on and headed out the front door. I did…

What do you reckon is THE biggest barrier to running for women? Is it fear? Is it finding time? Or is it something as simple as just not being able to get past the front door? I have been thinking recently about how much I take my running for granted these days. OK so I…

Welcome, welcome, welcome….and well done for even thinking that running might be the sport for you, that in itself should be congratulated because running often gets a bad press really, and can seem very daunting at first, especially if you don’t quite have the body of Paula Radcliff. Oh and apologies for the dodgy picture, I…

I love watching athletics, I always have. Even before I got into running I found it therapeutic to just veg out on the sofa and watch athletes at their peak competing for medals and world records, but funnily enough it never inspired me to get off my arse and start running myself, which I am sure is…

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