Christmas in moderation

When you try to lead a healthy life, certain periods of the year like Christmas can be difficult. It can be testing to try stay on track when there is so much temptation around you but it’s important to realise that treats are ok as long as you don’t go overboard. Everything is ok in moderation so don’t deprive yourself of anything. The more you try and restrain yourself the… View Post
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My run day routine + prep

Most runs happen on a weekend and i think it’s important to start prepping at the beginning of the week. In order to make sure you have the nutrients you need, in order to make sure you’re at your fittest and in order to make sure you haven’t overdone it – you need the full week to plan your diet, exercise routine and rest days. ┬áSome might say you shouldn’t… View Post

My First 10km: Mo Run Nottingham 2016

I said i’d do some blogging about my half marathon training but i haven’t really felt like it as of yet. This weekend however i ran my first 10km and i was quite happy with the result so i thought i’d do a little share and tell you how i’m doing. My fitness has improved so much in recent months. A month exactly into doing regular 5kms, i managed to… View Post
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Working out in winter: finding the motivation

I used to be the person who hated working out in winter. I always made excuses – it was too cold to leave the house translated as i want to eat this full pack of biscuits with a cup of tea. I used to choose to let myself go post summer and put myself in a winter slump where i piled on the pounds. This year however i’ve changed into… View Post
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One week after signing up for a half marathon

So it’s been a week since I signed up for a half marathon so I thought I’d share my thoughts from the last week. If I’m honest I’ve been back and forth. There’s been plenty of ‘shit what have I got myself into’ moments, there’s also been plenty of giggles – the idea of me running a half marathon still amuses me so much so I find it difficult to… View Post
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