Sep 4

September 4, 2017

Who’s Your Support Crew

September is here and seems to have come upon us very quickly. The kids are back at school normality is starting to settle back in. You are getting back into your regular routine and can think about the next challenges you have round the corner. I have all my clients working hard on the next stages to their training programmes,... Read more

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Aug 22

August 22, 2017

Tips to help control your nerves on race day

Do you ever get nervous or embarrassed at the start of a race?   No matter what type of event I do I always seem to get the pre race nerves.   From when I was in school and competing in the athletics competitions, baring in mind I was a sprinter and these races I would only take a maximum... Read more

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Aug 15

August 15, 2017

Mud7 – Epic Event

Ever felt like you’ve been hit by a train after a race?   I took part in Mud7 at the weekend, what an amazing event and boy does my body know about it. I eyed up this race last year and had it on my radar as a goal to complete this year.   Laura and Monty came to watch... Read more

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Aug 8

August 8, 2017

Your most entertaining race photo!

I’m sure most of you want to look and feel good when your racing and taking part in an event. I’m sure its one of the reasons you work so hard in training so when it comes to race day everything just falls nicely into place. Now one reason most of us take part in events is to get the... Read more

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Jul 11

July 11, 2017

What’s your biggest fear when you’re running?

What’s one of your biggest fears when you’re out running? I asked this same question to the guys in our FREE How to Improve Your Running in 28 Days Group and lots of them came back with getting out of breath and having to stop in a race and linking this to their legs feeling like lead and not being... Read more

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Jul 4

July 4, 2017

Strong or Weak?

This week I’m going to tell you a story, all about whether you perceive yourself as being strong or weak. There are loads of situations where I can see myself as both of these characters. There was a proud teak tree in the forest. He was tall and strong. There was a small herb next to the tree. The teak... Read more

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Jun 26

June 26, 2017

How to become a LEGEND

Over the weekend and epic bunch of ladies took part in The Suffering Race aiming to get LEGEND status. Completing 3 races over 2 days. Including a 10 miler, a 10k and a 5k. Ouch. On the run up to the event, adversity was stacked up against them. A few of them plagued with injuries, dodgy knees, feet and shoulders... Read more

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Jun 23

June 23, 2017

Sun, Lakes and ….

Wow its been a scorcher the last few days. Personally I love the nice warm weather, all my clients know I in the winter I look like the Michelin man with all my layers on. So when the sun comes out I make the most of it. Although my thoughts have changed slightly since having Monty and trying to get... Read more

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Jun 12

June 12, 2017

Could strength and conditioning be the missing piece to running PB’s?

There are many pieces to the puzzle when it comes to running. You think you have it all sussed and making progress, then all of a sudden you’re halted in your tracks and struggling to see any progress. You’ve been running in groups for a while, enjoying the company of other runners keeping an eye on the pace you’re going... Read more

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Jun 2

June 2, 2017

Why Are Glutes So Important To Runners?

If you are a runner, you have possibly trained almost all the muscles you need to achieve speed, power, and endurance while running. However, do you know that your butt also plays a very important role in your movement? Yes, it’s not only there for aesthetic purposes! Before we talk about the function of the glutes, it is only prudent... Read more

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