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5 Ways To A Faster 5k

You started on the couch and now you can run 5k – awesome effort. But you’re not happy to just stop there are you? You are already thinking about how to get faster and faster again in your next races. You;ve almost certainly now got the running bug and are hell bent on improving your…

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How to out run the ageing process

Running can be damn useful. You could out run an angry bear, make that train without soaking your shirt with nasty sweat patches or even keep up with your overly energetic kids. The one thing we’d all like to be able to do is outrun the ageing process. With age comes wisdom apparently but there’s…

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A runner’s guide to motivation

Motivation. The NO.1 answer when I ask new clients what it is they most need my help with. Motivation is a strange and curious being. Very few people understand it, virtually no one has it mastered. There are plenty of people that have developed robust systems, routines and habits to help them achieve their goal…

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No Time To Weight – How Body Weight Affects Running Performance

By now you already know you should be doing weight training, long runs, speed work etc, don’t you? Whether you DO them or not is another matter… But do you find that all too often your run still feels like a mammoth slog after just a few hundred metres and you want to give up?…

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How To Swap Gut Distress For Personal Bests

It takes real guts to push yourself into getting fitter & faster.  But failing to look after your gut could lead you to be caught short in your PB attempt – literally. Your digestive system plays a huge role in maintaining you at peak performance and when abused you’ll certainly know all about it. Stomach…

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DON’T ADD INSULT TO INJURY – A RUNNERS GUIDE TO AVOIDING INJURY & RECOVERING FROM AN INJURY LAY OFF

I can tell you with some certainty what your next injury is going to be.  I may not know you or have ever seen you running but I already know with a high degree of probability what’s going to leave you cursing and crawling the walls. There’s nothing worse than an injury……..unless it’s an injury…

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How is the gym some people’s “second home” – when it feels like an ALIEN PLANET to you?

How is the gym some people’s “second home” – when it feels like an ALIEN PLANET to you? (Discover what those people know….)   Nobody is born knowing exactly what to do in a gym (despite what some blokes would have you think!) The truth is, everyone learns it from someone else. If that gap…

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7 Reasons To Be A Fit Mummy (And It’s Not About Skinny Jeans!)

7 Reasons To Be A Fit Mummy (And It’s Not About Skinny Jeans!) When you’re a Mum, being fit and strong suddenly becomes about much more than how you look. So let’s forget about shape, size, and weight and think about more important things. Here are 7 reasons Mums might want to do more exercise…

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5 Ways To Prevent Dying Of Boredom At The Gym

5 Ways To Prevent Dying Of Boredom At The Gym   Getting yourself down to the gym can do SO much for your body, mind, and self-confidence. But some women avoid it (even if they know the facts). Why have you been avoiding the gym? Is it fear of the unknown, or worrying that you’ll…

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3 Surprising Benefits Of “Me-Time” Now You’re A Mum

3 Surprising Benefits Of “Me-Time” Now You’re A Mum Remember the days when you wondered what you’d do with a Saturday afternoon? For Mums, long stretches of “me-time” are a distant memory.   When did you last take time for yourself?   Before kids (“B.K.”), me time isn’t really that big a deal. You can…

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