So I work in a sports lab and have now been assessing gait with running footwear for over 10 years! I analyse gait on a daily basis from mainly a foot level but also, in the last year, a focus has been placed on running technique and what is known as your running stride parameters. … More Simple changes that can improve your running gait
London Marathon 2018 is complete! Oh what an epic, inspiring, incredible day to be a part of. The 24.2C record heat wasn’t at all welcome, it made the battle even tougher and asked more of me than I thought I had. So here’s a lil story all about how London Marathon flipped me upside 😂 … More London Marathon 2018
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!
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
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!
With running and any exercise adventure you learn a lot about yourself. Personally, I think in nothing more so than the marathon. It teaches you your physical limits and your capabilities. You learn how to persist through hard times and realise how fighting for something eventually reaps the rewards! One thing I’ve realised recently is, … More The Marathon and the Processing Failure
In 2014, I was working for Nike on the Women’s floor of the incredible Nike Town London. I was still competing for Brunel and my county throwing Discus and Shot Put at the time and running was the last thing I’d planned on doing. Rotating in an 2m circle was enough 😂 But me being … More 3 Years Since My First Run