So it’s two whole weeks since I ran the New York City Marathon. The hype has died down, my jet lag has gone…and life moves on. Already I am thinking about my training plan for London 2019…and thinking about my goals for that race. As marathons go, New York City Marathon was a big one. Unlike any…

Come on ladies let’s face it, once Halloween is out of the way, all eyes turn to Christmas, don’t they? And whether we like it or not it has an impact on our health and happiness. Some people love the festive countdown, but many of us hate it. Family politics Difficult logistics The expense Loneliness…

Oooooohhhh New York. Concrete Jungle where dreams are made of right? Damn Right. I can’t remember exactly when I decided I want to run the New York City Marathon, I actually think it was before I figured I might like to run London more than 10 years ago, and I’m not even sure why, because…

Are you living your biggest life? Well, are you? Are you spending your time, energy and resources on things that are really important? Things that matter? Or are you too busy worrying about what you look like, what strangers may or may not think of you, and whether you will EVER fit into those size 12 jeans…

Did you know, the average woman in the UK spends 31 years on a diet You would if you have watched my recent TEDx talk all about how womens preoccupation with being smaller, has affected our ability to live BIGGER more fulfilling lives. In a recent poll with 100+ women from my online running club it…

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…

I get asked to review a lot of Health & Fitness products and services, AND a lot of “Diet” related products. I say “Thanks but no thanks” a lot!!! I shift between frustration and boredom when I receive emails from PR companies that start with “We think this would be a great fit for www.toofattorun.co.uk”…

You know there are some times when you just don’t want to run, let alone race. This weekend was one of them. But when you are training for a marathon you really don’t have the luxury of saying, Nah I don’t fancy it today I had had a busy week, finishing with speaking at a…

I still can’t believe I have NOT done the Great North Run. Every year I say I am going to do it, and every year it creeps up on me, and I somehow miss it. But never fear, we always have an awesome team of TFTR ladies taking part, and this year was no different….

When I first started running I had the luxury of not being tied down by anything. Of course I didn’t realise it at the time, and absolutely took that luxury for granted most of the time. I had been running for around 6 years when I ran my first marathon, and then I found out…

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