How many of you runners out there are first aid trained? Have you ever needed to use it but were too afraid to? Or have you never been trained? Today, the British Red Cross is calling on runners to get first aid savvy in its new digital campaign #UpYourGame. The charity is hoping that by making … More As a runner, make sure you #UpYourGame
Back in March, I wrote about being a spectator at the Bath Half Marathon and how it was different being on the other side of the tape. Due to injury, I was yet again a spectator for the Cardiff Half Marathon last weekend (which I was supposed to run) …and lasted about 30minutes. My little sister … More I’m not a good spectator…
This is my ode to the inspirational quote section of Writing 101 (As an aside, I’ve never walked a tightrope in my life but imagine it would be pretty scary!) “Imagine walking on a tightrope with a stack of books upon your head, ‘It’s a very easy challenge’, you remember someone said. Just keep your head … More Writing 101: An Ode to Stumbling
Over the past few weeks I’ve been struggling with knee pain. I’ve whinged about it to all you guys (sorry!) but today has taken its toll. This is how things currently are… I’m knee deep in feeling sorry for myself. I haven’t been on a proper run in weeks, just doing Zumba, swimming, spin … More Knee deep in running sorrow…
Hi fellow followers! My sincere apologies for the lax nature of my posting these past few weeks. I’ve been actively sulking (one activity that doesn’t hurt my knees!) The Swansea Half came and went as did a Disneyland Paris Hen Do, plenty of high intensity Zumba/tone classes and the attempt to get back into the … More In Knee-d of help
Hello ladies and gents! My apologies for the off-radar approach to blogging. Plenty going on, not all of it good but at least one laughable/frustrating thing to note… I have a lazy bottom. Yes, this is a thing and yes, I had it diagnosed by a physio who found it hard not to giggle. You … More A Bum Deal
Yep, this was me after I completed my 30minutes of Tabata and 1 hour of Pilates…And yep, this amount of exercise was unintentional. Although I was feeling a bit achey from my 6mile run the previous day, I decided I’d give Tabata another shot. It was intense, made me sweat like a beast and was … More Aches, Pilates & Smuggery
Hello followers! I promise I haven’t disappeared off the face of the running planet. Between starting a new & fabulous job to feeling a little niggle in the old left hip, I’ve not had time to write! In a nutshell, this has been my week: I decided to give the art of Tabata a try. If … More Advice needed!