Look at any stag and hen party website and you’ll see the typical choice of activities for women – dance lessons, spa days, maybe a even a class on making your own frilly knickers. But there are so many more options out there than first meet the eye. For my… View Post

On Sunday I took part in the British Weightlifting Southern Masters competition, held at Bethnal Green Weightlifting Club. I had hoped to get new personal bests in both lifts, but when I tweaked my back doing a run up to my clean and jerk opener on Thursday morning I was… View Post

I’m just going to throw this out there… I love Christmas. I love everything about it; the decorations, the excuse to wear fluffy socks and comfy pyjamas, the time spent with family, the giving of gifts and, of course, the food! But the past few years I’ve been a little… View Post

So you’ve been training for a little while and want to start entering CrossFit competitions. Maybe you’ve even already done a comp or two. You’ve identified the skills you need to practice, found yourself a training plan to follow and booked yourself in for some regular sports massage. But have… View Post

Time goes so fast. This month just gone my husband, Darren, and I have been married for a year. I remember it like it was yesterday, yet so much has happened since I wrote my life update a whole year ago. In fact, it’s been a tough 12 months and we’ve… View Post

Playa de Las Americas may not initially spring to mind when you think of an active break, but the party town of Tenerife has more to offer than its reputation suggests. With diving, surfing and cycling all available within minutes of the main strip, Thomas Cook pulled together a team… View Post