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

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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 others, and it increased my love even more. So I thought I'd spread the love … Continue reading For the love of Park Run

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

Overcoming body image – training because we want to, not as punishment

My amazing and inspiring personal trainer, Amy Cohen, posted the blog below last week. It sums up so much of what I think about exercise and our attitude to our bodies that I thought I would share it here (always been a fan of recycling!). I hope some of it strikes a chord with you. Thanks for letting … Continue reading Overcoming body image – training because we want to, not as punishment