Products I Love, running

August Favourites

The focus of this month has been intense training complemented by real recovery. I've been working my little butt off, and therefore taking time to rest and recover has been precious to me. Without further ado, here are my favourites for August!   Nike Pro Compression Sports Bras I've never been to fussy about sports… Continue reading August Favourites

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This Saturday: I am Team GB!

As the Olympics drew to a close last week, I personally shed a small tear. After all, the Olympics are the ultimate sporting event, and this year I’ve found myself obsessively checking social media, and rushing home to watch the coverage live. I find the Olympic Games immensely inspirational, and they always give me a… Continue reading This Saturday: I am Team GB!

marathon, running

Woman Crush Wednesday: Paula Radcliffe

This week's Woman Crush Wednesday comes to you courtesy of the wonderful, the inimitable, the supreme: Paula Radcliffe. Even as a child, completely uninterested in athletics, Paula Radcliffe was always on my radar; regularly competing in (and winning) Olympic events, The London Marathon and The Great North Run.But I don't think it was until Paula retired from professional… Continue reading Woman Crush Wednesday: Paula Radcliffe

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The Rundown: Reykjavik Half Marathon

Warning: this is a long one. Feel free to skip ahead to the result 😉 This weekend just gone, I headed to Reykjavik, Iceland, for my first ever half marathon! Race Goals As always I had three goals when it came to this race: - Plan A: Finish under 2:00 - Plan B: Finish under 1:55… Continue reading The Rundown: Reykjavik Half Marathon

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Three Olympians you should follow on Snapchat

In case you weren't aware, there are a multitude of Olympians on Snapchat, all offering an unedited, sneak-peak into their everyday lives.Olympians on Snapchat have been a revelation to me, and very often give me the oomph I need to get off my backside and run (or cycle, or plank, or stretch, the list goes on...) So… Continue reading Three Olympians you should follow on Snapchat