My first run after more than four weeks owing to a sore right hip and knee injury. In this vlog I explain how I injured myself, the importance of listening to the experts (a physio in my case) and top tips for taking your first run after a rest period. Links to recommended blog and … More First run post knee injury
My first race of 2017 and I nearly didn’t make it owing to a sore left calf. I took some advice from fellow runners and decided to do it anyway. How did I do? Watch my vlog to find out.
This week I share my experience of running a very short but steep track. A word of caution before you watch, this is a very real account and I wouldn’t recommend you try running and filming at the same time if you want to avoid injury. For advice on how best to run up and downhill read these two … More Running short, sharp tracks
This week’s video is all about how you can get out and run no matter what the weather. It includes tips on how to properly dry out your running shoes and a cute Staffy in a towel. What’s not to like?! The links for tips on drying out your running shoes are: www.upandrunning.co.uk/running-in-rain and http://www.runnersworld.com/gear-tip-dry-out-soggy-sneakers
This video covers how to dress and prepare (mentally and physically) for a run in the dark, and with the added obstacle of freezing fog. If you’re curious as to what brand of hi-vis and head torch I’m wearing they are Ronhill and Petzl respectively.
This video covers how running in the cold is good for you as well as helping to increase your calorie burn. So what are you waiting for? Get outdoors. For further information and tips on running in the cold I’d recommend therunningbug.com
This week I share my favourite birthday present — my new running shoes. And why it’s important you get a proper fitting and professional advice when you come to buy your next pair.
In this video I cover how running has helped me to lose weight, change my shape and keep fit.
I started running in the forest just over a year ago. To begin with I was running a four-mile track two to three days a week. Now I run this distance six days a week and it’s the best form of exercise I’ve ever done. Watch this short video to find out more.