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Personal Trainer Motivation
Introduction: I have mentioned a few times in previous posts that I am currently studying towards my Level 2 Gym Instructor qualification. I have also signed up for the Level 3 Personal Trainer qualification as I hope to follow this career path in the future (it was cheaper to enroll
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Gymshark 66
Gymshark 66: I hope you are all having a great new year so far! To help me stay motivated and consistent, I have decided to take part in the Gymshark 66 Challenge. I’m not going to lie; I had no clue what this was until this year when I got
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Keeping New Year's Resolutions
Introduction: Ah, the start of a new year! For me, the turning into a new year signifies a clean break and a chance to reset. Sure, I look back and reflect on the previous year, but I don’t dwell on it. Any missed goals or disappoints remain part of the
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Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year
I just want to wish everyone a merry Christmas / happy holidays! I hope that you have had a great time over the festive period. Unfortunately, I spent the majority of it ill… boo! When I wasn’t being too ill, I spent the rest of the time eating… oops! I
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Sneyd 10 Mile 2019 Race Number
Introduction: I ran the Sneyd 10 Mile Pudding Run for the first-time last year. It was not only my first time partaking in the event, but also my first attempt at the 10 mile distance. Usually I stick with the more common distances of 5k, 10k, half marathon and marathon.
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2019 Summary and 2020 Goals

December 8, 2019

2019 Summary and 2020 Goals

Introduction: Typically, I would wait until the end of December to write a post like this, however I feel like I need to take some positives from 2019 and set a plan to ensure that I can improve in 2020. Towards the end of last year, I set myself some
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Exciting News

November 30, 2019

Exciting News! Déjà vu!

I remember first posting about my “exciting news” like it was yesterday… fast forward two years and I am lucky enough to be receiving the same news! Albeit under slightly different conditions, but with the same outcome… ***SPOILER*** I have a London Marathon place for 2020! After being unsuccessful in
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The Good, The Bad and The Ugly
Okay, so things haven’t been going great lately, and I was trying to get into a positive mindset, however I’ve recently had some more bad news. Buuut, before we go into that, let’s have a brief moment to share some “good” news! The Good: *Drum roll* … I have recently
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How To Choose A Training Plan
Introduction: Finding the correct training plan to meet your needs can be a challenge in itself! A good plan should incorporate at least 3 runs per week, along with cross training which includes strength and / or flexibility work. Runs should consist of “easy” mileage, economy or speed work, and
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Wedding Update

October 26, 2019

Life Update

Okay, so things have been pretty hectic lately! I got married on July 20th (I can’t believe that was 3 months ago!) and my routine hasn’t quite settled back down yet. I have had a lot going on with the wedding, honeymoon and promotion at work, and to be honest,
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