Yes, there are so many amazing books about running. I’ve read all the popular titles from Scott Jurek, Haruki Murakami and Dean Karnazes through to Chris McDougall and Lizzy Hwaker (and more). Each one of them tells different story, talks… Continue Reading
Watches, trackers, step counters, cadence monitors, and other similar wearable tech help to track our runs – time, distance, HR, laps. We can capture and measure quite a lot of data, however we will need to interpret it ourselves, unless we have a coach. Or… Continue Reading
A girl can’t have enough trail shoes. Full stop. With the new year comes new trainers, right? So I’ve decided to test the new Salomon S-Lab Wings. Well, I did get them just before Christmas…
As with any trail/mountain race, long or short, the shoes are the most important choice you make. Put it simply – wrong trail shoes and you’re screwed.
Running in extreme temperatures, hot or extremely cold requires a different approach to training but not only that, you will also need to pick your running kit wisely. Very wisely! I’ve learned my lesson during the preparation for my last… Continue Reading
Give a girl the right leggings, and she will conquer the world’ [me, adapted from Marilyn Monroe] A couple of years ago there was a real shortage of colourful running tights. Black, blue and shades of grey were the only colours available.
I hate shopping. I’ve got a one or two shops where I go if I need something…and that’s pretty much it. BUT ask me about my runningdrobe….that’s a completely different story! My running clothes counts for 70% of my wardrobe (if not more).
What’s your favourite thing to do after your long Saturday or Sunday runs? Mine is going for a coffee! Long run early in the morning followed by a freshly brewed cup of coffee pretty much sums up my perfect weekend. … Continue Reading
I officially hate these little pockets with no zips…I bet it was a non-runner who invented them as they utterly useless. full stop! Imagine this…you want to buy yourself a nice running shorts or a pair of tights but there is this… Continue Reading
There is something about running in the same kit as the best athletes do. I know, the piece of clothing, shoes or the gear won’t make you them but it might give you a bit of motivation or/and some sort… Continue Reading
The truth is… I have a sweet tooth and you too! …I went to TK Maxx the other day and found this amazing 0 sugar syrup. It was only £3.99 so I decided to give it a shot and boy… Continue Reading
The first time I came across Crewroom was when I got my race pack for Royal Park Ultra marathon back in October 2013 as the official race t-shirt was made by Crewroom.
Over-training for my first Ultra marathon was a lesson I will never forget. This bad experience showed me that overtraining really leads to injuries and therefore a proper recovery is a must. I’ve now adjusted my training plan so it… Continue Reading
I’ve recently got a chance to have a look at new running watch ONmove 100 from a French company, Geonaute. I’ve never heard of them before so I was quite intrigued to see what this new kid on the block… Continue Reading
Back in January I was invited as a +1 to a wedding in France which happened in June. I and my friend have decided to call it a short holiday and we took 3 days off at work. After my… Continue Reading