Wow, we’re here already… the taper! How did that come round so quickly? The hard work is done: you’ve run your longest run, you’ve had your highest mileage week. Now it’s time to bring it back down. Within this taper period there isn’t much more you can do to make… View Post

A brand new diet craze has hit our shores; the Clothes Peg Diet. Proven by research to limit the amount we eat by suppressing hormones linked to hunger, a simple clothes peg worn on your nose can reduce your calorie intake at a single meal by 54%! Prof Jerry Tomkins… View Post

If you’re running the Virgin London Marathon it may well be dawning on you that you only have just over four weeks of training left. By now you should have completed two-three of the longest runs of your marathon plan and you should be mastering the trick of long run… View Post

A bit about me… Despite having resolved at an early age to become a fashion designer, I also developed a keen interest in nutrition and exercise science. Adamant that I could and would pursue both my passions simultaneously, I qualified as a personal trainer alongside my fashion degree. Achieving my Fashion BA… View Post

Recent figures from the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs) show that of the total 13,770 Registered Personal Trainers, only 5,256 are women, equalling a paltry 35%. Yet, according to research conducted by OnePoll on behalf of The Training Room personal trainer academy, personal trainers are happier and healthier in their… View Post

Women’s Running magazine are holding two focus groups to try and find out how they can  continue to improve the magazine and deliver content that is informative, inspiring and relevant to women. So whether you are a beginner runner or you’ve been running for some time, Women’s Running magazine wants to hear your views.… View Post