When I first started running back in 2008 I never really thought about HOW I ran, or what shoes I needed to wear, I just ran. But when I started to get a niggling pain on the outside of my heel I took a trip to a running shop that… View Post

I was first introduced to the world of (watching) UFC when I met my husband over six years ago. He and his friends would watch fights and try to predict the results: who would win, and whether by points, knock out or submission. I’ve always thought the fighters must train… View Post

After our honeymoon in the Bahamas last year, and with a three night trip to Amsterdam planned for September, my husband and I decided that we would look more locally for a holiday this year. I had thought about going to stay in a cottage in Cornwall or Wales. I’ve… View Post

Many runners spend a lot of training and effort trying to get a quicker base pace. Endless reps, laps round a track, fartlek training and more. All of this is great for building on your cardio fitness and pushing your lactate threshold higher to be able to cope with faster… View Post

Fitness DNA testing has been around for a few years now. You may have seen that I had my first DNA fitness test back in 2014 for an article I wrote for PT Magazine. In it, I explored the relevance of DNA fitness testing, and concluded that, while it can… View Post

If you follow me on Instagram, Facebook or Twitter you’ll know that I’ve fallen a little bit out of love with running over the last year or so, or since my stress fracture. I can’t justify or explain why, but I guess it has something to do with the fear… View Post

I’m not typically one for supplements; I tend to go with the philosophy that you can get everything you need from what you eat and drink. Yes, I take whey protein, but only usually on my training days in a post-workout smoothie as a pre-breakfast breakfast, or as a method… View Post