What do you need to start running?

What do you need to start running? Running is a pretty simple activity and, despite what advertisers would have you believe, you really need very little in order to get started. Like starting anything new, it’s easy to get overwhelmed by the array of equipment on offer and use this as an excuse to put [...]

2017-11-21T15:06:06+00:00 16 January 2018|

Running and exercise during pregnancy: my experience

Running and exercise during pregnancy: my experience Early this year I asked four women to share their experience of exercise during pregnancy. Unbeknownst to them, I was pregnant at the time. So it’s only fair that I share my own... I came into pregnancy with no expectations of how long I’d keep running for, but [...]

2017-11-15T18:31:48+00:00 21 December 2017|

3 ways to pace your training runs just right

3 ways to pace your training runs just right I've written before about why it's important to run your easy and long runs at the right pace - and how most runners are guilty of running these far too fast. And I'll keep banging on about it because there's huge benefits to be had by [...]

2017-11-27T16:35:58+00:00 30 November 2017|

Building confidence along with fitness

When I write a training plan for a runner, it will be made up of many of the familiar elements you'll have seen on your own: easy runs, long runs, tempo runs and intervals. Sessions organised neatly over the weeks, building towards a race, all with their own goals helping towards a bigger goal. The [...]

2017-11-08T09:22:33+00:00 6 September 2017|