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.

Not got time to cook? Try “Recycling” Roasted Veg!

Two of the most common things I hear from clients who are trying to lose weight are “I don’t have time to cook” and “I’ve run out of ideas of things to cook”. One of my main suggestions is to find a day when you do have a bit more time, and do a big cooking session, … Continue reading Not got time to cook? Try “Recycling” Roasted Veg!

Spruce up your salads – Ideas for more exciting salads

Whilst the rain clouds may have other ideas, it's still officially summer, and that means salad season. Lots of my clients tell me that whilst they like eating salads, they're running out of ideas, and when I look at food diaries I see lots of the same traditional - lettuce, cucumber and tomato salads cropping up. … Continue reading Spruce up your salads – Ideas for more exciting salads

#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 more every day women into fitness and inspire women to “wiggle, jiggle, move and prove that … Continue reading #ThisGirlCan workout / lactate threshold workout

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 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

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 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