There's been lots of colds and nasty bugs going round recently so I made a salad packed full of lots of different coloured veg to boost my vitamin intake. First cut a butternut squash into large cubes and bake in an oven (gas mark 6), along with the squash seeds (scoop out with a spoon, … Continue reading Fight off flu salad
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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 active. I’ve written before about the challenges that professional sportswomen face through a self-reinforcing cycle where … Continue reading I can do anything, I am strong, I am invincible #ThisGirlCan
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 others, and it increased my love even more. So I thought I'd spread the love … Continue reading For the love of Park Run
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 she was finding it. In our first session I assessed her run fitness and technique, suggesting ways to … Continue reading Still going strong 3 weeks in – Hannah’s 100 Day Challenge
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I didn't realise until I started writing this down quite what a tick list of so-called 'superfoods' this dish is. I normally ignore most of the marketing buzz that goes on around the latest trendy food, but I happen to think this tastes (and looks) really good. Normally I would prepare it by roasting all the … Continue reading Superfood Seven – quinoa and ‘cheating’ roasted veg