Category Archives: fitness

Using FTP in your training

Your FTP is the maximum power you can sustain on the bike for an hour.

By training at or around your FTP you’ll be able to raise that threshold so that you’ll be able to go harder for longer.
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How to warm up for running

If you’re like the majority of people out there, you probably don’t warm up before you run (no, bouncing down to touch your toes a few times before you set out is not the same as warming up!). But the importance of a good quality, run warm up shouldn’t be underestimated, both to reduce the risk of injury and improve the quality of your run. Continue reading

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Top 10 tips to prepare for a marathon

My top 10 marathon tips to make sure you’re race ready Continue reading

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#ThisGirlCan workout / lactate threshold workout

Last Sunday was International Women’s Day and there were lots of events to celebrate women’s sporting achievements and to encourage more women into fitness at the grass-roots, including those organised as part of Sport England’s inspiring #ThisGirlCan campaign, which is aiming to get … Continue reading

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For the love of Park Run

As anyone who knows me knows, I’ve already got a mild Park Run obsession. Last month I broke outside my normal routine of my local Park Run to go to a few other local runs, as well a volunteering at … Continue reading

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