Feel free to check out my various blogs and articles that I have wrote for various local publications and just for the fun of running.
May 2018 – Chia Seeds: Superfood or Normalfood
Superfoods are all the rage and are meant to get as many of them as possible into our daily diets. Chia seeds are in this bracket and their popularity is rising amongst the health conscious especially us runners. But are they all what is cracked up to be? Read More
May 2018 – Hay fever – don’t let it spoil your run!
High pollen season is approaching. Lighter warmer days encourage us to get outside. But do you often find yourself sneezing, sniffling, eyes itching whilst out trying to enjoy the summer runs? You are not alone. The UK has one of the highest hay fever prevalence rates in the world. 25% of people suffer with hay fever, that’s about 10million people in England. Read More…
March 2018 – Marathon Advice
The spring marathons are just around the corner but don’t worry, you will have done most of your hard training. That’s the easy part, the last few weeks before the marathon are the ones that matter. The ones where you need to maintain discipline to be at your very best when you are standing there on that start line.
Here is some guidance that will help you prepare in the last few weeks to peak on race day so that you can give it your all and still enjoy it! Read More…
March 2018 – Eat to Run
It has long been thought that exercise and running gives you the licence to eat (and drink) whatever you want. But, things are changing. If you simply want to exercise, eat want you want and enjoy life then there is absolutely nothing wrong with that. However, if you are the person who wants to push themselves, run further, ran faster, lose weight then you need to consider how you are fuelling your body… Read More
February 2018 – Be Strong To Run Not Just Fit To Run
We all love to just run. But that just isn’t enough anymore. Whether you are a seasoned runner chasing new personal bests or just a social runner who likes getting out with friends. Injury could be just around the corner if your body is not strong enough to cope with stress that running puts your body through.
It is likely that you have one leg stronger than the other…Read More
Race season is upon us. Whether you are a seasoned runner or about to take on your very first race, the lead up and the day itself can be quite stressful. You’ve trained hard for this and made sacrifices. You want to ensure that when you are stood on the race line you are calm, healthy and able to do your best. Here are a few tips and remainders that will help you be as prepared as possible for when that starting gun goes off. Read More
Now January over, every gym has offered everything in order to get you through their doors. But how long will that motivation last? Until the end of February maybe?
Exercise is not meant to be fun. Or, is it? Read More
You may say you’re no runner or you’re not built to run. Actually you are. Humans are built to run. Our bodies are well equipped with long legs, short toes, springy ligaments and a distinct lack of fur. All of which gives us that edge to run further than our mammal friends. We are born to run. Read More