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+01:0017 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+01:0022 May 2019|

Marathon number 17 – keeping going

Marathon number 17 - keeping going [Ad] This post is sponsored by Arla Protein. We’re only a few weeks out from Manchester Marathon and I’ve been comparing my training logs of previous races. My training is nowhere near the mileage it was before Edinburgh Marathon in 2016, it can’t be right now because I don’t [...]

2019-03-22T13:06:00+01:0021 March 2019|

Breastfeeding and running

Breastfeeding and running I’m writing this one-handed on my phone while feeding my son after getting home from a 10k race. So excuse any typos. Below is my experience of running and breastfeeding. I can’t speak for anyone else’s experience.  When I was pregnant and we went through the prenatal classes and discussions, I was [...]

2019-02-04T22:56:05+01:004 February 2019|