Not sure if you already know but I am SUPER excited to be running the London Marathon this year. It’s a race that ever since I was 7 or 8 I watched every year on the tele and would say “I’m gonna run that one day”. My little 7 year old dreams came true this … More London Marathon 🇬🇧
So I decided to write a post about compression today because recovering harder has become my best friend. Compression wear is all over the place on the market these days with multiple brands making it look all pretty to grab our attention 😂 . I thought I’d help inform you all of why it’s important, … More Compression wear: the what, why and how it works
It’s here, the dreaded January where every gets the blues and is ill and run down. This January I am quite the opposite- I’m absolutely buzzing for the start of training for London Marathon and I’m going to share with you how this time round, for my 4th stand alone marathon, I’m doing things differently! … More Spring marathon training is GO!
I’m writing a blog post on this rather than videoing my experience in them. Why? Because I don’t run in these shoes! They aren’t correct for my gait style and therefore I’m not going to trail shoes that could end up with me injured just for the sake of social! That is also a suggestion … More Supportive footwear changes to look out for
It’s been a while since I’ve written something! Life gets in the way and so does injury in my case. It’s something every runner and athlete may have to tackle during their lifetime. But for me this time round, I’ve learnt some (more) lessons I want to share with you that have really opened my … More How injury has made me rethink everything
New shoe alert 🔊 361 degrees is brand I heard of through my job a few years ago when it was announced they were the shoe fitters for the Rio Olympics. Since then I was intrigued to try them and see what they were about! Luckily I was selected to try their brand new neutral … More The 361 Meraki
Runners! Blisters suck. Losing a toe nail sucks. They can both hurt a lot and they are the devil who can hold us back from smashing our runs. Physically you feel fine, but on the inside that little (insert expletive here) is breaking your foot. I see them a lot as a Senior footwear technician … More Blisters ruining your runs?
So y’all know I’m injured so I decided to write this to motivate myself but, also others who have injury woes right now. It’s is not the end of life, yes resting does suck a lot BUT it’s ok. This post is about how sports injury, no matter the severity, can be one of the … More How injury can be a blessing in disguise
Shoes! Who likes shoes? We all like shoes 🙌🏽 When they are the correct fit for our running gait, hold our foot shape well and help us run hundreds of miles they can aid us in becoming our best! Here’s a run down of a few shoes I’ve been … More 5 key women’s footwear for AW17 running season 👣
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?