Most of the time here at Too Fat to Run we like to acknowledge our women’s sporting achievements, but sometimes, it is the other qualities and attributes they show in our online coaching groups that bring them to our attention. This is true of Linda Sharp. She is a brilliant cheerleader in our groups, and…

OK, so perhaps that is not exactly true…I do get asked quite a few strange if not stupid questions like? What happens when you lose all your weight? Or Do you have to eat loads to stay on brand? Yup, I actually get asked this stuff. But in terms of the questions women ask me…

Core Blimey It’s Hot! As a fellow running blogger at Helsbels, I’m really excited to be working with Julie on her latest programme for summer – Core Blimey It’s Hot! We got into the running blogger world at similar times and have followed each other for a long time. What stood out to me about…

I love our Runner of the Month feature as it really gives you a chance to get to know some of the incredible ladies we have in our community. I love it even more when I have actually met them in person, such is the case with this months featured runner Dundee based Dianne MacInnes….

It ain’t half been hot recently in the UK Now listen guys I am a summer baby, I love the sunshine, I love how from my birthday (in early June) right the way through to mid September the pace of life changes for me, and for a change I’m not all, work, work, work all…

It was my birthday yesterday, but I wasn’t much in the mood for celebrating. On Saturday I spent an awesome afternoon in the sun with friends, family and women from The Clubhouse having a birthday picnic, there was cake, gifts, fizz and oh so much laughter, with the best bunch of women ever, so I…

Our Runner of the Month for May is the wonderful and hugely inspiring Jo Gennari from London. Let’s find out what she has been up to recently…including her ULTRA MARATHON….YES you read that right…an ULTRA MARATHON. When did you start running and why? 5 years ago I was a member of a weight loss forum…

I don’t know about you, but I am pretty exhausted right now. I have lots of plates spinning, lots of exciting things on the horizons, but also lots of worries and fears about where my life is leading. So its just as well I am off for a bit of a break next week. Well…

Speed is not everything…trust me I know this, but I also know how frustrating it can be to not feel like you are making any improvements with running, and improvements in time over a distance is of course one way of assessing this. Women often refer to themselves as plodders, as shufflers…telling me “Oh I’m…

I couldn’t sleep on Saturday night. Not sure why. I wasn’t even running in the morning. But I slept just like I have before any big race…not very well. I had panic dreams about not waking up on time and a dream about Tower Bridge being closed meaning I couldn’t get my car and all…

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