ACHIEVE THE IMPOSSIBLE!

It’s quite rare that you can find real gemstones on your doorstep, but that’s exactly what happened when I went along to a peak performance workshop as part of the Love Marlow series of events. In case you didn’t know, Love Marlow is an initiative of Churches Together in Marlow, working in partnership with local community groups, businesses … Read more

5 STRATEGIES TO TURN YOUR FOOD FOES INTO FUEL FOR YOUR TRAINING

I have made many positive changes in my running and fitness routine since the start of this year, most noteably in the areas of implementing a regular prehab routine to keep my physical weaknesses under control; doing functional HIIT style cross-training sessions to get fitter and to injury proof my body, and most recently, exploring sports … Read more

PUT (A) SPRING IN YOUR STEP!

It is that time of the year again – the clocks have now gone backwards, the days are longer and sunnier, the temperatures are kinder to us. Those runners who have been hibernating throughout winter are starting to get their mojo back and hit the trails again. Those of us who have been running through … Read more

FIND YOUR FLOW

Flow is a concept that has fascinated me for a long time. By definition, flow is an ‘energized mental state that occurs when a person is totally focused and immersed in an activity, stretching body and mind to the limit in a voluntary effort to accomplish something difficult and worthwhile’. The concept of flow was first … Read more

RACE RECAP: WINDSOR RIVER TRAIL HALF

I was very much looking forward to doing this race to test out my new training formula: Clean eating and good hydration + reduced and carefully monitored weekly mileage + functional cross training + regular physio prehab routine (stretches and flexibility work, foamrolling, glute strengthening) + good quality recovery =  RACE READY BODY In training for this half … Read more