MARATHON TRAINING THUS FAR

London Marathon Training Update

Well, I’m not going to lie… There have definitely been moments recently where I’ve found myself regretting the decision to run the Virgin London Marathon this year. I’ll be doing it, no matter what but I’m just not enjoying the necessary long runs, mentally or physically. In the past the only time I’ve ever really tried to get some solid run training done was in preparation for my first middle distance triathlon and I promptly gave myself a stress fracture so the rest of my training consisted of once weekly speed sessions and the occasional tempo run, no more than…

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FROM ONE WOMAN TO ANOTHER

Hayley Warnes Lifestyle Blogger in Coffee Shop

Back when I was training hardcore, when it literally occupied my thoughts 24/7 and affected the choices I made daily – I’ll admit to occasionally indulging in the narrow-minded little thought that there weren’t many other women out there, really putting the work in. Bar your professional athletes etc etc. That gym bunny / cross trainer loving / protein shake life frustrated me a touch and definitely earned a little of my condescension. My unspoken mantra? If you weren’t ready to puke your guts up after each session then you weren’t putting enough effort in. My favourite badges of honour…

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ADIDAS X FASHIONABLE FIT

Adidas x Fashionable Fit Studio Stockholm

International Women’s Day saw an impromptu trip to snowy Stockholm for myself, Adrienne and AJ, to celebrate the launch of a friends studio. The lovely Hannah of FashionableFit has teamed up with another of my favourite brands Adidas, to launch a super cool fit studio space. Her and a select team of badasses will be running bootcamps throughout the year with a focus on a variety of skill and strength based workouts – whatever your fitness jam, there will be something for everyone. It’s no easy feat to get the point that Hannah is at and she deserves some major…

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