Social media is a powerful tool: it can both inspire and influence. It showcases snippets of reality, but

Introduction: The Realities of Ironman Training Let me be honest upfront – balancing Ironman training with being a

There have been several instances during this 10 month training journey to complete an Ironman triathlon (2.4 mile

Fitting in fitness to a busy life isn’t always straight forward is it?? I have three energetic children

Following on from last week’s blog about strong not skinny I thought I would talk this week about

So, I am training for Ironman Wales on 3 September, which involves exercising between 15 – 18 hours

This is a question I’m genuinely interested in hearing what’s stopping you from exercising…..? As someone who LOVES

Why do we have bathroom scales?? In my view there is little purpose to them!! We have all

Sink or swim….? Yesterday (27 February 2022) I took on a challenge which was well out of my

parkrun – a free, weekly 5km community event in more than 2,000 locations around the world EVERY Saturday

Ever feel like you’re juggling?!! Life throws us lots of things to juggle at any one time. I’m

Do you run, run, run or cross-train? My thoughts on how cross-training helps running…. Firstly, what is cross-training? Doing

The body has picked up a niggle – one that’s stopped you in your running tracks and your

Short answer: it depends…. But here is the full answer: stress can be bad or good, depending on

It’s a common misconception that weight training is incompatible with running. Many assume that the added muscles make

This is a reflective and planning time of year for triathletes. The Triathlon season is basically over. We

Sleep can help you to better recover from activity and training. When you sleep, you can restore your

An executive decision has been made  – I will not be running the Virgin London Marathon 2018. Ever

Serious triathletes know the challenges of race day. But they know for a fact, too, that those challenges

So, that training plan that you’ve been religiously/vagu Some things are just out of your control – I.e.

So London Marathon is just 7 weeks away…the last two weeks of training hasn’t been textbook…. The main

When training for a sporting event and following a programme, there can be a real feel of GUILT

Training for a marathon? YEAH – I’m not the only one….:-) It can be very daunting – it

Do you ever get lost when training…..? I do….I have had to resort to Google Maps on my

The school holidays are now over which means lots of things get back to “normal”; traffic the number

Taking the plunge to do your first triathlon is AWESOME, but can be somewhat daunting… three sports +

Swimming in the open water is so refreshing – and was just what the doctor ordered last week

Vitality is proving to be a big part of our lives at the moment…. We have a VitalityLife Insurance

As a triathlon coach and a keen athlete, I never shy away from setting goals and training hard

Thoughts about next week’s World Record Half Marathon Fastest Female pushing a double buggy attempt…. 1. It’s made

On Saturday 18 March at Dorney Lake, F3 Event’s Windsor & Eton Half Marathon Ellie will be attempting

Tomorrow, yes - 21 June 2014; Summer Solstice, the longest day of the year is D-day....the due day

Just as I was having a power-nap (never underestimate the strength of a 20 minute power-nap) on the

So, I am sat here at 35 weeks pregnant and it is really clear that the end of

Got a marathon looming….? Here’s a few things you might want to think about in the last few

So, being pregnant is an amazing journey and experience – everyone tells you that…but now I’m really realising

28 weeks have been and gone, so we are now into the “third trimester” So far, I have

4 weeks have passed since my last blog about the story of the “lentil” that is developing inside

“Going public” about our pregnancy at 12 weeks was a big milestone for us. Trying to keep quiet/white

Having always been an active bean and lover of exercise, fitness and sport when I found myself struggling