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    Fitness Instructors: Up Your Game

    Wednesday, February 17, 2016

    Fitness instructors, the time has come for you to get it together. Gone are the days when this was a nice little side earner for you. So too, are they times you thought this was an easy qualification to get in lieu of ‘getting a proper job’. See, the fitness landscape has changed and I […]

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Apr
27

FanCulture

Amplify have made this pretty cool short doc called exploring the role fans play with brands. FanCulture: The Evolution of Influence talks to industry insiders about aspects of fandom and how that is helping to drive brands more and more. With a special mention of the crew we run with, Run Dem Crew, we thought […]

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Apr
27

Four Races, Four Continents

By Marianne McPhee I’ve always wanted to run a marathon. Except I hated running. So… that made it hard. Really hard. Then I found a reason. A few years ago, my dad got cancer. He fought it off, but it wasn’t easy; never is with cancer. But I’d decided that someday I would do something […]

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Apr
26

Sports Massage Deal

If you ran the London Marathon on Sunday, no doubt your legs are still letting you know about it every time you climb a flight of stairs or get out of a chair. After all those months of training and prep and the magnitude of the day itself, you deserve a little pampering. The good […]

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Apr
26

Spikes Style: LuluLemon

All we really want is functional sportswear with a fashion edge, amiright ladies? I don’t want to have to compromise my sense of style, just ’cause I like to get sweaty a few times a week and run marathons and such like. I would like to look like the stylin’ diva I am, whether hoisting […]

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Apr
26

Review: Crossfit

Having heard whispers flying around the internet of this mysterious Crossfit phenomenon, I thought it was about time to give it a go. A friend recommended Thames Crossfit and today I found myself in an empty-ish looking gym type room with an ominous looking pull up rig, excited about what was about to go down. […]

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Apr
19

Inspiration

We take for granted now that we can enter whatever race we want. We can chew up the miles of halves, marathons, ultras and tris without anyone batting an eye. But this wasn’t always the case. Back in 1967, Katherine Switzer did something extraordinary – she was the first woman to run the Boston Marathon. […]

Apr
19

12 Years for 12 Seconds

Lolo Jones, US 60 and 100m hurdler is a badass. This video is a great little insight into her struggles and the way she thinks. Headed to the Olympics this summer, she’s going Gold or bust – aiming to claim that medal that has eluded her thus far, despite her world titles. Need to feel […]

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Apr
17

Race Report: Paris Marathon

By Cathy Drew This weekend I ran the Paris Marathon – my second marathon after a disaster at Brighton last year when I passed out at mile 21.  I managed to limp over the line eventually in 5 hours 29 minutes, so was really hoping for a big personal best this year. Paris seemed like […]

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Apr
17

Lucas Hugh Sportswear

The elusive combination of high fashion performance wear is a difficult one to master, but this latest collection from Lucas Hugh seems to have done just that. Specifically designed for women who don’t want to compromise their style when they workout, this Olympic inspired collection has all the functionality needed from performance wear, with the […]

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Apr
13

New: Royal Parks Ultra

It’s just been announced that one of the most popular races in the country will be adding a new string to its bow. The organisers of the Royal Parks Half Marathon have revealed that this year, there will also be a Royal Parks Ultra Marathon, in association with Scope. From the official blurb: It offers […]