This week I’ve been trying to find (and commit to) a running coach. It’s a lot like dating, and I’m reminded of how somehow back in the nether regions of my memory, I recall why I hated dating so much before I got married. Anyway, I digress. Finding a coach!
This week, someone in Far and Fast was talking to me about the podcasts And she told me how much she loved Ness’ interview, but where was my story? I replied, ‘what story’, because I’m occasionally dense like that. And the more I thought about my story the more overwhelmed
1) The first three kilometres suck. Something about not finding your body’s natural rhythm and biomechanics. But whatever, they usually suck. Never trust them. 2) There’s no such thing as too much running gear. It’s the same with any passion. There’s a reason why my husband still looks at TV
I had a realisation sometime in the last week or so, during the taper, when I had more time to think about things. Somewhere along the line, I’d stopped believing that I could do the really hard things. I’m not sure when it was exactly. I’m not sure if it
This week I am talking about something that everyone needs: consistency I’ts not the most exciting thing to talk about it, but it’s definitely the thing that most people struggle with! So I dive into: How to break the cycle of stopping and starting over The critical points that you need
View from Warwick Half Marathon, 2016 I was having a conversation the other day about motivation. What happens when you lose your mojo, and you aren’t sure how to get it back. And they said to me, “it’s okay for you, that’s your job”. Which is totally true. I can’t
This week in podcast land, I talk about the thing that I’ve been avoiding And I also talk about a question that is both simple and complex at the same time: How do I get faster? Do you want to get faster, or do you want it to feel easier?
This week we dive into the somewhat controversial area of runner safety . . . The murky area of victim blaming and runner safety Tips for running in the dark (daylight saving is nearly over – hooray!) The things we do every day for safety without ever even thinking about
“How do you take photos when you are running?” is a common enough question that I get asked. Or after a long run, “do you really run the whole way?” and the answer is that I walk. Or I take pictures at the end. Sometimes I walk on a long