A BEGINNER TRIES: SPINNING AT PSYCLE LONDON

A BEGINNER TRIES: SPINNING AT PSYCLE LONDON

Welcome back to my ‘beginner tries’ series, where this week on the agenda is an hour sweating my tits off at one of Psycle … View Post
A BEGINNER TRIES: SWIMMING IN A PUBLIC POOL

A BEGINNER TRIES: SWIMMING IN A PUBLIC POOL

Hello and welcome to a new series I’m bringing to the blog: “a beginner tries...” which, funnily enough, will involve me, the beginner, … View Post
I’VE DECIDED TO RUN A MARATHON

I’VE DECIDED TO RUN A MARATHON

I’ve decided to run a marathon. No, you’re not dreaming and no, I’m not drunk: yesterday I signed up to run … View Post
LET’S TALK ABOUT INTIMIDATING GYM CLASSES

LET’S TALK ABOUT INTIMIDATING GYM CLASSES

I talk a lot about intimidating gym classes. This is rather impressive really, when you realise that I very rarely actually go to all … View Post
GETTING INTO YOGA AFTER YEARS OF ASSUMING I’D HATE IT

GETTING INTO YOGA AFTER YEARS OF ASSUMING I’D HATE IT

When I think of yoga, I think of everything that I am not. Good balance, smooth hair, triceps, nice toenails, abs, zen, a person … View Post
FROM NO MILES TO FIVE MILES IN A MONTH: HOW TO RUN FOR LONGER.

FROM NO MILES TO FIVE MILES IN A MONTH: HOW TO RUN FOR LONGER.

I DID IT! I RAN FIVE MILES! As January, finally, comes to a close, I am thrilled to announce that for the first time … View Post
HOW I KEEP RUNNING: DISTRACTING MYSELF AND PASSING THE TIME.

HOW I KEEP RUNNING: DISTRACTING MYSELF AND PASSING THE TIME.

Serious question, how many blog posts have I written over the last three years that start with “so, I’ve started running again…”? Too … View Post
WHEN YOU’RE THE MOST USELESS PERSON IN THE GYM

WHEN YOU’RE THE MOST USELESS PERSON IN THE GYM

Ask any woman what it is that stops them from going to the gym and most of them will tell you it’s a … View Post
A WEEK ON A BIKE FOR HELP FOR HEROES

A WEEK ON A BIKE FOR HELP FOR HEROES

Last night I returned home from a week’s cycling; 350 miles across three countries in five days with a group of wounded, sick and … View Post
MY TRIATHLON: “I’VE STARTED SO I’LL FINISH…”

MY TRIATHLON: “I’VE STARTED SO I’LL FINISH…”

Don’t ask me why, but three days ago I did a triathlon. Some of you who have been here for a while may … View Post
MY FIRST HALF MARATHON – LET SELF DOUBT BE YOUR INCENTIVE…

MY FIRST HALF MARATHON – LET SELF DOUBT BE YOUR INCENTIVE…

“If you doubt your ability to finish, do not start.” – FUCK THAT. On Sunday, I ran my first half marathon. I’ll say that … View Post
IT’S OKAY TO LET YOUR FITNESS SLIDE

IT’S OKAY TO LET YOUR FITNESS SLIDE

As any regular readers of the blog over the last few weeks will know, I have been on quite the adventure recently with a 10 … View Post
THE ONE THING THAT YOU REALLY NEED IF YOU’RE SERIOUS ABOUT GETTING FIT

THE ONE THING THAT YOU REALLY NEED IF YOU’RE SERIOUS ABOUT GETTING FIT

As a lot of you guys will know by now, I am nearly two weeks into my 10-Weeks-To-Fitness challenge, in which I am trying … View Post
MY FIRST 10K RUN

MY FIRST 10K RUN

Up until the Sunday just gone, the furthest that I had ever run in my whole entire life without stopping was 3.5 miles. That was … View Post
A LITTLE HACK TO MAKE STAYING ON TRACK IN THE GYM A TEENSY BIT EASIER

A LITTLE HACK TO MAKE STAYING ON TRACK IN THE GYM A TEENSY BIT EASIER

Although I didn’t make any New Year’s Resolutions this year, I did make myself a couple of promises for January. Like the … View Post
WHY IT’S OKAY TO FEEL AWKWARD AF IN PILATES

WHY IT’S OKAY TO FEEL AWKWARD AF IN PILATES

So I finally took the big brave step into adulthood last month and because I not only joined a Pilates class, but actually went … View Post