Need to be inspired today? How about 14 teams of badass lady cyclists taking on the Rapha Women’s Prestige Run – a 116 mile race in and around San Francisco? Yup, that ought to do the trick. This unsanctioned, unmarshalled race looks spectacular and the video is most definitely worth a watch. Enjoy.
This past weekend, I headed North to take on my home town half marathon – the Leeds Half. Ironically, though I started my running career in Leeds, since moving away, I’ve raced in London, Paris, Berlin and San Francisco, but never actually done one on my home turf. It was time to see what the […]
Do you know someone who always says they can’t fit exercise into their day? Or do you occasionally have those days yourself? Well, BUSTED! You now have no excuse. Home Run is a ridiculously simple notion (seriously, why didn’t we think of this?) – guided group runs home. They take you from one point to […]
Weather’s getting better. Hopefully the sun will make an appearance any day now so we’ll actually need sunglasses. When we do, we want these bad boys. Made by Esprit, available from Charmant.com, they’re retro awesomeness teamed with future superhero badass. Heat up your rest day swag by adding these as an accessory. Hell, they’re so […]
There hasn’t been anyone quite like her before or since. Today we’re feeling a little nostalgic for the true track STAR that was Flo Jo. Here was a woman that achieved greatness being totally, unapologetically herself. She made female athletics exciting, injected some much needed umph into it. Her flowing hair, one legged bodysuits and […]
There’s a bit of a theme with us street athletes that we think we’re a bit invincible until we get injured – then we will try everything we possibly can before actually seeing a physio and getting the issue dealt with properly. It may seem obvious to point out, but if we were taking care […]
Earlier this week the BBC reported on a study done by the WSFF (Women’s Sport and Fitness Foundation) which found that basically, as girls mature through their teen years, they become less interested in exercise. A depressing find, sure, but hardly surprising. Needless to say, the article caused much online debate, with many women relating […]
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Thought weight lifting was all about being big and beefy? Jo Calvino will most definitely change your view. Hoping to soon make the GB team and make her Olympic dreams come true, Jo has been quietly working away, steadily kicking ass on the weight lifting scene, waiting for her moment. And it looks like it’s […]
Today is the launch of Swimathon and Olympic silver medalist Keri-Anne Payne was in Stockport this morning to kick off the proceedings. We managed to grab a quick five minutes with her to discuss her training, how she’s prepping for London 2012 and how to get more young women involved in competitive swimming. Spikes: We […]