Part 2 – Plodding my way round two half marathons
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Part 2 – Plodding my way round two half …

After my epic plodding for the South Coast Run last August, (the latter stages of which involved some first-class dodging of mothers with prams and overweight balding men wondering aimlessly across the course), I decided I wanted to run/plod a…

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HIIT is the S-HIIT! And yoga isn’t bollocks, it’s lovely
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HIIT is the S-HIIT! And yoga isn’…

I don’t like to do things by halves. I’m not one of those pristine-perfect people who waltzes into the gym in full make-up, magazine in-hand, and props it up delicately on the cross trainer only to faff about at less…

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Plodding my way round two half marathons (Part 1)
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Plodding my way round two half marathons (…

Running doesn’t come naturally to me. I’m not blessed with the longest of limbs: at 4ft9, I’m shorter than most 10 year olds and have short, stumpy legs. Personally, I’m blaming the parents, it’s obviously *nothing* to do with the…

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Parkrun Diaries – #1 The Hungover Pace Setter.
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Parkrun Diaries – #1 The Hungover Pace Setter.

I signed up to Parkrun ages ago, when I first started running, but (wait for it…) never got round to doing it until now. I love the idea of a free weekly timed 5k run – what a great way…

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21 things about an ex-smoker/junk-food-eating fattie-turned-health-freak
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21 things about an ex-smoker/junk-food-eating fattie-turned-health-freak

They say you have to do something 21 times to make it a habit. I’ve changed a lot of things in my life and have made being healthy my favourite habit, so, to properly introduce myself, here are 21 facts…

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