There’s some irony in this post. The fact I’m talking about overtraining is because I’m currently injured due to it. Why? That’s a whole other story. But today as a sports scientist, I delved deeper in order to understand the physiological responses to Over Training, many which are more complex than you’d think. I can’t … More OverTraining- Most know what it is, but how does it truly affect our physiology?
Milestone Pod is a small device you attach to your shoe that has been created to help you analyse your running parameters. I took this device on a run, on a walk as well as a Barrys class to really test it out. Below I’ll show my findings but, also explain all the cool tech … More A Pod with all the gait metrics you could ask for?
Controversial I know but let me explain. When I say social vegan, I’m talking about every second person on Instagram telling me about their vegan breakfasts and why I should feel bad having drunk cows milk and eaten my bacon & eggs 🙄 Every second person telling me about why I should be a vegan, … More Why I’m not a fan of the ‘social’ vegan
The last 3 months, I have been training, but only about 5% of that training has been running. Most of my workouts have been devoted to strength, speed endurance and power based work and I’m absolutely loving it.
Yes, 2years ago, I decided to do 24hrs of burpees for charity in memory of my dad and his battle with a Brain tumour. Why the burpee? It’s one of the worst exercises to do! Cancer is one of the most life sapping diseases-it takes everything of your loved one and tries to beat them. … More 24 hours of Burpees
I love my job! I have been working in the footwear industry, learning about shoes, and fitting trainers for over 11 years. So you could say I have a bit of knowledge 🤓 I thought I’d use these next few blog posts to answer questions I’ve been sent about the world of running shoes!
So most of you will know each year since the death of my Dad to a brain tumour, I have looked to complete a fitness based challenge in his memory. This has been solely to raise money for Cancer research as well as the Martletts Hospice who cared for him in his final days. I … More Why I won’t be doing a charity challenge this year…
This shoe for me is one of the best new comers in the neutral range this season! The Ride now in its 10th year of production, technically and aesthetically is a phenomenal shoe…below I’ll talk about why I think it ticks all the boxes!
Edinburgh marathon was completed yesterday after the worst build up I’ve ever had for a race! The key difficulty came in the fact that Brighton marathon was 7 weeks ago, but somehow I had to get a decent block of training in whilst recovering well from the race.
This is a question I get asked every day as a gait/injury/footwear analyst and honestly I can understand why! Since being in the industry over 1 1years now (blimey I feel old), I have seen so much information saying how footwear should fit, do you just add a size to your current normal footwear or … More How should a running shoe fit my foot?