So I guess you can gather that I am the kind of person who enjoys BIG challenges. Nothing I do is ever small, or unassuming. I am always about pushing the barriers, stretching myself to the limits…seeing what my body, mind and spirit can achieve. This often means BIG ADVENTURE, and sometimes, just sometimes it involves…

Ten years ago I took part in a sport that just a year prior I had never heard of. I entered into a strange tribe of lycra clad athletes who all looked like they knew what they were doing. And not only that they all had incredible bodies, strong, long limbs…washboard stomachs and broad shoulders….

Over the past month or so I have been supporting British Triathlons #YourGoTri campaign, a marketing drive to show that any body can give Triathlon a go, and to point new comers to the sport to the range of events on offer around the country. Now, the last multi sport event I did was the…

People often believe my first big race must have been a running event, but in fact this is not true it was actually a Triathlon. In 2005 I was working as a volunteer coordinator for Newham Council and one of our annual gigs to provide support to was The London Triathlon. Now I didn’t even know what…

For the longest of times I have wanted to get myself a Personal Trainer to help me with my fitness goals, but like many women out there I had a niggling fear inside my head about it, in fact I had lots of niggling fears and over the years have dabbled in finding myself a…

When did you start running and why? I always got out of cross country due to Asthma and other illness when I was younger, and anyway I hated running and PE at school and the thought of it made me feel physically sick. But in September 2013 I started running again in preparation for the…

We all have one don’t we ladies? A photo that we absolutely hate? A picture that keeps popping up and reminding us of just how bad it has got? Now don’t get me wrong I am not fat bashing in anyway, I am just being honest about how I personally feel when I see a picture of…

Ok that sounds a little harsh But seriously…what were they on? It’s hellish. I planned to go to the gym today and do a hardcore treadmill session followed by a swim but when I got there I just enquired as to what classes were going on and you guessed it. 6.45pm SPIN What the hell,…

When people ask me about my blog they often make a funny face when I say its called “The Fat Girls Guide to Running”, and in particular people tend to find my fattymustrun nickname a bit distasteful. The look kinda says don’t be so hard on yourself, well I didn’t like to say or wow…

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