• Thu13August 2015
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  • Dealing With Injury: Feeling Outta Control

    It’s been a month. A month without running and to be quite frank it’s been the toughest few weeks I’ve ever had to live through. Sod running across the desert in god knows what degree heat, when you enjoy something with a passion, you can’t help but experience a mixture of emotions when that has […]

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  • Sun02August 2015
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  • My Big Fat Italian Wedding 2016: The Wedding Cake

    In a detour from my normal ramblings about running, fitness, fashion and sometimes beauty, I thought I’d introduce you to something I’m having a bit of a mare making a decision over: The Wedding Cake. You see I asked my very talented soon-to-be sister-in-law (see her designs below) if she would kindly use her skills […]

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  • Wed29July 2015
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  • 5 Essentials to take on a camping weekend

    Whether you’re heading to a festival this summer (lucky you) or simply want to get away from the city, chances are you could be camping out under the stars. While your break may lack in the usual creature comforts, there’s nothing quite like it. Sitting round a camp fire at night, snuggling up in your […]

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  • Sun26July 2015
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  • 3 Ways To Stay Active With A Broken Arm

    Two weeks after I broke my arm (fractured the humerus – that’s the long bone in the upper arm connected to the scapula – in three places), I have finally accepted that I will not be running any time soon At my last appointment, I was told it would take at least six weeks. That’s […]

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  • Wed15July 2015
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  • Challenges: Maui Jim Tennis Clinic At Wimbledon 2015

    It’s not everyday you get to go to Wimbledon. And it’s not everyday you get to experience a tennis clinic with a world-class superstar, sip on Pimms, dig into strawberries and cream, and discover a new brand of “sporty” sunglasses called Maui Jim. So when the opportunity arose, I jumped at it. On the first […]

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  • Tue30June 2015
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  • Trails In Motion Comes to London

    I currently go to YouTube for two reasons. While the first is to rekindle my love with music, specifically 90s dance, my favourite bands from the same decade and French bands from the early 2000s, the second is to feed my current obsession – Trail Running – and once race in particular, the North Face Lavaredo Ultra […]

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  • Fri19June 2015
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  • Join The Tribe: Buti Yoga At Gymbox

    No, it’s not a new make-up craze. I’m painting fluoro stripes on my face as I am about to embark on a Buti Yoga class at Gymbox, Stratford. Buti what? Buti Yoga that’s what. Not to be confused with ‘booty’, Buti Yoga draws on the disciplines of tribal dance, power yoga and plyometrics (or jump training) to […]

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  • Mon18May 2015
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  • Feed Your Skin This Spring

    Don’t you just love this time of year? The sun is shining, the gardens are in full bloom and the air feels fresh and new. And hopefully after reading this sponsored beauty article put together for me, your skin will to. After the long, cold winter, things are hotting up at last. To celebrate the changing of […]

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  • Tue12May 2015
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  • My Big Fat Italian wedding 2016: tips and advice from the wedding elves

    It’s finally happening – I’m getting hitched next year in Italy so I asked Caroline Vickery-Clark of weddingelves.co.uk for her tips and advice on marrying in this beautiful country. Italy. The romantic capital of the world, beautiful beaches, idyllic countryside, and exotic gondolas gracefully carving through the mirror topped Venetian canals. Surely this is the perfect place to get married. […]

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  • Mon11May 2015
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  • Sweaty Betty AW15 #Tomboy Collection

    If you’re a… at heart, Who adores… Then you’ll love… Sweaty Betty’s #Tomboy autumn/winter collection In other words, this year’s autumn/winter collection for Sweaty Betty is pretty damn fine. In fact, it’s a real fusion of top-quality performance wear and fashionable pieces that you can wear anytime. Drawing inspiration from California, skate parks and oil spills at race tracks, you’ll find a mix […]

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  • Tue28April 2015
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  • Passionate and altruistic? Consider a career in fitness

    Hands up if you’ve ever considered a career in fitness? It can seem like an extremely attractive proposition, especially with the latest findings from a survey, conducted by SkillsActive and the Exercise, Movement and Dance Partnership (EMDP), revealing that 70% of fitness professionals want to work in the fitness industry because they have a genuine […]

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  • Fri24April 2015
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  • Omega-3 and heart health: do you ever think about it?

    You exercise regularly, eat a relatively balanced diet, sleep at least six hours a night and religiously slap on expensive face cream with added SPF every morning. Why? When you’re healthy inside, it shows on the outside. Your eyes sparkle, you’re bouncing off the walls with energy and you may just squeeze yourself into that dress that’s been hanging at […]

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  • Tue14April 2015
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  • Marathon des Sables 2015: let’s start at the end

    ,The aftermath of Marathon des Sables is a crusty pair of shorts, “off-white” Raidlight hat and gaiters, less than fresh X-Bionic top, worn Shock Absorber sports bra, pair of Runderwear boxers, a holey buff, your race number, a pair of sandy Speedcross X3 Salomons, a ragged Marathon des Sables 2015 guide and, of course, the hunk of metal that you’d […]

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  • Thu19March 2015
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  • A twist on a classic: the Breton top and stripe icons with Farfetch

    Iconic and timeless, a Breton top is one purchase you will never regret. Famously sported by Coco Chanel and Brigitte Bardot, it epitomises understated French chic. But it has not always had an association with the such icons. In fact, from the mid-nineteenth century, the Breton top was the official uniform of French seamen ‘La Mariniere’ in Brittany because it made seamen overboard easy to […]

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  • Wed11March 2015
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  • ClassPass London equals flexible fitness fun

    Want to put some oomph back into your fitness routine? Not sure about committing to one studio? Enjoy the flexibility of trying out some of the hottest new classes in town? Now you can bypass all these workout conundrums and try out a variety of boutique studio classes (in London) to boost your performance without blowing your monthly allowance completely.  Oh yes, the Stateside concept called […]

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  • Tue17February 2015
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  • Banana pancake recipe pilfered from my foodie friend

    As it’s pancake day or Shrove Tuesday, I’ve decided to share the love and let you know about one tasty alternative recipe that I pilfered from my foodie friend Laura Tilt (@NutriTilty). Why? Well, they’re so quick and easy that even a lazy chef like me can whip them up in minutes. Nutritious and delicious, here’s a […]

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  • Fri06February 2015
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  • Wrestling like a pro at Gymbox

    Why run when you can wrestle? I’m joking of course but it is a bloody good workout. Gymbox invited a few bloggers along to find out what their Show Wrestling class is all about. Move over Hulk Hogan Before Freeview Saturday night telly was all about Knight Rider, Blind Date, Gladiators and show wrestling. Muscular […]

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  • Thu15January 2015
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  • Inspired by #thisgirlcan?

    Better late than never – I have to say that the latest #thisgirlcan campaign struck a chord with me and many others because, to put it simply, it’s encouraging women to become more active and not give a monkey in the process. As someone who has spent the last 10 years not giving a monkey what […]

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  • Sun04January 2015
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  • #mygoal 2015: one step at a time

    This is me on New Year’s Day setting out my major goal for this year, which as you can see is pretty self-explanatory. I’m super well aware that over the next (cripes) 88 days I will have to train, eat and sleep better in order to make the most out of the Marathon des Sables experience. […]

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  • Wed26November 2014
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  • It’s time to party with City Academy

    Glow sticks and legwarmers at the ready as it’s time to party with City Academy. Help is at hand to counter all the food and alcohol festivities throughout December in the form of…yes…you guessed it partying. On Monday 1 December, London’s leading and most inclusive performance and creative academies will be offering all those wannabe ravers the chance to work up […]

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