An (almost) naked Brighton Half Marathon
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An (almost) naked Brighton Half Marathon

Just get up and run. Sounds simple enough, doesn’t it. No pre-race faffing, night-before kit panic, pouring over training plans, nutrition strategy or pace plan. No training plan at all, in fact. Just lay your kit out, wake up, eat…

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Jack of all trades… master of none?
fitness

Jack of all trades… master of none?

I haven’t written much this past few weeks. Work has been busy (but brilliant), the weekends hectic and the evenings I’d usually be writing have been replaced with boxing in preparation for my fight in a few weeks. THREE BLOODY…

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Boobs, body image and barriers to exercise
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Boobs, body image and barriers to exercise

When I was growing up I hated my body.  I, like lots of other girls, carried a few extra pounds (still do now), and used to hide under baggy jeans and t shirts. I was a tomboy. Backwards caps, BMXing…

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When only a run will do
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When only a run will do

  It doesn’t happen the same with anything else. When I’m swimming, I don’t suddenly feel amazing half way through. When I’m boxing I’m the most knackered I’ve ever been, but the rush doesn’t come until I’m done. When I’m…

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Finding my fit after Christmas
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Finding my fit after Christmas

I’m on a roll this week.  After a shaky start going back to work, with tired, watery eyes and relentless caffeine and sugar withdrawal headaches for two days, my body and mind settled back into routine and I’m pleased to…

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