Category Archives: running

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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I can do anything, I am strong, I am invincible #ThisGirlCan

Last Sunday was International Women’s Day, and I was really excited to see how many sporting organisations and companies were promoting the day and promoting women’s involvement in sport – from celebrating Olympic achievements down to encouraging everyday women to get more … 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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Still going strong 3 weeks in – Hannah’s 100 Day Challenge

Hannah’s 100 Day Challenge – 3 weeks in It’s been 3 weeks since Hannah began her 100 day challenge to run 5k and lose 1 1/2 stone so I thought it was a good time to catch up with her and see how … Continue reading

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Day 1 of #Hannahs100DayChallenge – my thoughts as her personal trainer 

One of my brave clients, Hannah is undertaking a 100 day challenge to run 5k and lose  1 1/2 stone and she has agreed to share her progress online here. Yesterday I interviewed her on Day 1 of the challenge about her … Continue reading

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