Guest Post My name is Jo Gifford – designer, writer, blogger, novice runner and endo warrior. I have chronic endometriosis and chronic fatigue; I live in a body that is hugely challenged by pain and exhaustion, so this post is from my humble perspective of training with a chronic illness. Endometriosis is a condition which [...]
Raise your hand if you feel like this! What’s on your workout agenda for today?
Every year, it’s the same thing. In the run up to summer, suddenly the hills are alive with the sound of working out. Why? Because obviously, everyone will be spending the summer in various states of undress and need to have their nakedness looking good. Ain’t nothing wrong with that. Except, well, there kinda is [...]
I’ve got a few half marathons coming up this Autumn, the main of which being the Amsterdam Half, where I’m hoping to get a PB. So, I’m in the full swing of training. My training plan is pushing me – I’m running stronger than ever and varying the running training by trying to include as [...]
I’m a big believer in not having to compromise your sense of style just because you work out. I still wanna look superflly as I bang out those sit ups or extra miles. I love me a patterned legging, I really really do and for some reason, they’re not all that easy to come by, [...]
So, I’d been planning on doing a post about the way women’s appearance has played into the Olympics, then a funny little thing happened this morning. I got up at 6am, hauled on my running kit & booked it outside to do a hill session. After my sets, I came back in and took a [...]
If a regular 10K, half marathon or full 26.2 is getting a little boring to you now, you may be looking for a new challenge. How about a 5 – 10K course full of mud and obstacles? One of our Street Athletes, Tameka Small recently did Spartan Race – here’s her report: Race Organisation The [...]
It may very well say ‘rest day’ on your training plan, but that doesn’t mean you should sit around and be bone idle. Rest days present the perfect opportunity to do some conditioning work. I thought I’d share some of the core work and glute exercises I do on my rest days. I love doing [...]