Breastfeeding and running – the end of my 19-month experience

Breastfeeding and running - the end of my 19-month experience What follows is my experience of juggling breastfeeding my son with getting back to running and running a marathon and eventually, after 19 months, stopping feeding. I’m no expert. If you’re finding breastfeeding or stopping breastfeeding difficult, there’s more sources of information at the bottom. [...]

2019-08-20T13:17:45+00:0027 August 2019|

Magic numbers don’t exist in training

  Magic numbers don’t exist in training When runners come to me for help with their training, we discuss their goals. We discuss what their current running looks like and how much time they have available to train. And then, sometimes, they tell me that they don’t think they can run X time in their [...]

2019-08-18T20:01:05+00:0021 August 2019|

Autumn half marathon goal: Great Eastern Run

Autumn half marathon goal: Great Eastern Run Try again, fail again, fail better. If you’ve been here a while, you’ll know I’ve failed many times over at things. I failed multiple times before actually running a Boston Qualifier. I had so much fun doing that, I decided not to enter and now I’ve started failing [...]

2019-07-24T16:11:05+00:0025 July 2019|

What it’s like to lead a beginner runners group

What it’s like to lead a beginner runners group Sarah has led Lazy Girl Running beginners groups at Hampstead Heath and Downhills Park, Tottenham. I asked her to write a blog on how she’s found it. "I HATE RUNNING!" One of my runners let out a groan. "ME TOO!" I said quickly. Then caught myself. [...]

2019-06-23T16:13:53+00:0024 June 2019|

Running on holiday: you don’t have to

Running on holiday: you don’t have to When I work with a runner, I ask them for any holidays they have coming up and we plan their training around it. Sometimes, for runners who have a hectic regular life because of work or caring duties, or both, holidays can mean more time to train and [...]

2019-06-16T18:47:46+00:0017 June 2019|

5 Reasons You’re Not Running Faster

5 Reasons You're Not Running Faster You're running too fast For distance runners (that's you if you're training for anything from a 5k to a marathon or beyond) you're training for endurance. You need good aerobic fitness. In order to train your body to go faster in your aerobic zone, you need to slow right [...]

2019-05-16T11:12:07+00:0022 May 2019|