Wedding Ready

This young and very determined lady started training with me early January 2020. Her why, to lose ‘back fat’ (her words, not mine) so she could fasten up her wedding dress without a struggle and loss of breath! We should have had 15 weekly 1:1 PT sessions but Covid-19 put a stop to face to […]

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Running Coaching For All Abilities

Who’s it for? Anyone who wants to add structure to their running, run quicker or further under the watchful eye of a trained running coach. You don’t have to be an athlete to have a coach, far from it!  I believe everyone would benefit from receiving specialist knowledge, tailored training plans, set pacing guidelines and […]

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Moreish Muffins

Muffins don’t have to be sweet or loaded with empty calories. Try making these delicious savoury muffins packed full of veggies, making the perfect snack for the whole family. Super quick & easy to make, no fancy equipment needed and very little mess (even when making these with a 2-year-old!). Taste great straight from the […]

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7 Most Common Runners Injuries Discussed

It would be wrong to think every mile would be pain free 100% of the time. Niggles, tightness, DOMS and fatigue come to the surface at some point in your running journey. The trick is to keep them at bay, listen to your body and take the appropriate action when required. Reduce the mileage, intensity, […]

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Time to get Flipping… ‘Its Pancake Day’!

My family love pancakes and not just on Shrove Tuesday! Always a huge favourite for brekkie, lunch or dinner, sweet or savoury. They are quick and easy to make, and you can make them super healthy. It’s an easy way to slip a few veggies into a comfort food. Baking with veggies couldn’t be easier, […]

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Injury. Setback or Opportunity?

It never comes at a good time, sometimes caused by over training, not listening to our bodies, a fall, overlooking the importance of rest (I think of rest days as ‘building’ or ‘growth’ days), repetitive stress, lack of cross training, unrealistic training goals for your level of fitness/ experience, the list is endless. Even when […]

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A-Z Tips for Long Distance Amateur Runners

BEFORE DURING & AFTER A Anxiety Nerves creep in, it happens to us all. Embrace it, you might even run better. A Adrenaline A surge of adrenaline on race day is certain to make you feel stronger, more energetic, and will heighten your senses. The benefit of a race day flow of adrenaline is that […]

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Going Long. 100k Ultra Marathon, July 2019

New territory. An ultra, RTTS (Race to the Stones) 100km non-stop. Fully recovered from the marathon I started planning my training program. I read articles and blogs from experienced female endurance athletes and felt inspired. As the training began, I soon realised I was mentally drained from marathon training. Having put so much into my […]

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London Marathon, April 2019

I said to my husband ‘just 1 marathon’ as it has been on the bucket for some time. After completing the Rome marathon and getting a good for age place for London maybe I’d do 1 more! I’d also been trying and failing to get in though the ballot for over 6 years.   After […]

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Spiced Beetroot & Horseradish Dip

I love the unique earthy sweetness of the beetroot and it never fails to brighten up the plate! I’m addicted to the intense flavour and use it in both sweet and savoury dishes. Pre-Time 15 minutes Cook Time 1 hour Serves 4 Ingredients 500g x raw beetroot, peeled and cut into wedges 5 x cloves […]

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