Hackney half race recap

If you’re looking for a large, well organised half marathon in central London with an excellent goodie bag and fantastic crowd support then Hackney half is the one for you! This was my furthest run since the London Marathon and I wasn’t quite feeling ready to go it solo and try challenge my pre-London half marathon PB time. Instead I opted to run it with Livvy @thenutritiousrunner on a mission to smash her half marathon PB and attempt to break the two hour barrier. … More Hackney half race recap

From obese to marathoner- my story from 0 to 26.2miles

I never thought I could run a marathon. Ten years battling obesity, negative body image and low self esteem, I had decisively written off those 26.2miles. They weren’t destined for me, and the dreams I had as a child whilst watching the London Marathon, would only ever be dreams. Assuming I would never rise to such a challenge, I decided I would forever be an average at best 10km runner. But then something changed, and within one year I went from never having run further than 10km to training for my first ever marathon, and what better way to start than with the London Marathon. This is a frank and honest account of how I went from 0 to 26.2miles, the ups and downs of marathon training and why you should never give up on your dreams. … More From obese to marathoner- my story from 0 to 26.2miles

Stretch and the City- Yoga in the Walkways @ Tower Bridge

Earlier this week i enjoyed a blissful start to the morning 42m above the River Thames at my first Yoga in the Walkways class. I am trying to incorporate more active recovery into my marathon training and for me yoga is the perfect solution. It gives me the chance to focus on properly stretching out … More Stretch and the City- Yoga in the Walkways @ Tower Bridge

Pulseroll Vibrating Foam Roller- Shaking up your Recovery

Every so often you come across a product and wonder to yourself how you coped without it! For me this is exactly how I have felt over the past two weeks whilst product testing the Pulseroll vibrating foam roller.  My fall and all the subsequent aches that came with it, gave me the stark realisation … More Pulseroll Vibrating Foam Roller- Shaking up your Recovery

Marathon Training Weeks One and Two: Snowy New York City and a Grim Ten Miler

New Year kicked off with a new marathon training focus, a new plan and a trip to New York. I was excited to get into the swing of training for London, but with a much anticipated and eagerly awaited holiday to NYC, I knew the first week would just be a ‘do what I can’ … More Marathon Training Weeks One and Two: Snowy New York City and a Grim Ten Miler

2017- The best yet!

From non runner in 2016, to Asics FrontRunner of the year in 2017 to training for London Marathon in 2018, it has been a whirlwind 18 months and I’m excited for the adventure to continue. 2017 has been the best year yet. I’m so blessed and I can’t believe how lucky I have been. Thank … More 2017- The best yet!