Elite Sports MMA Gloves
Introduction: *Review written by Chris at Couch To Runner* I received a pair of Elite Sports Pro Style MMA Half Mitts for free from Elite Sports in exchange for an honest review of the product. Originally, I was going to test these during my Krav Maga and MMA sessions, however
Disappointed London Marathon Postponed
Ugh, Friday the 13th came with some disappointing, albeit half-expected news. The 2020 London Marathon has been postponed until October 4th. The 40th event was due to take place on April 26th, however it has been pushed back due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Part of me had obviously been waiting
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Warwick Half Marathon Race Number
Introduction: My first event of the year! Was I excited about it? Well, not really! With storm Jorge taking it’s toll, I wasn’t really too optimistic. The weather forecast had predicted a dry day, but with winds of 19 miles per hour.  With all of my focus being on the
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Marathon Training Update
Introduction: With 63 days to go until the London Marathon, I’m starting to feel the pressure! If you’ve followed my blog for a while then you’ll know what a disappointment the Blackpool Marathon was for me last year. If not, here’s a brief summary… I ran my first marathon (London)
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Alphalete Logo

February 16, 2020

Alphalete 5th Birthday Sale

Introduction: Last week (February 8th 2020) marked the fifth birthday of Alphalete, and thus, a birthday sale! I’d been eyeing up a few items on the website for a while, but wanted to wait for the February launch to see what was available. Oh, and who doesn’t love a sale?!
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Reebok Nano 9 In Box

February 9, 2020

Reebok Nano 9 Shoe Review

Introduction: So I finally took the plunge and invested in a pair of Reebok Nano 9 training shoes! My strength training routine has really been dialled in lately and I find myself pretty committed. Before I used to see weight training as a chore to supplement my running and to
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End Of January

February 2, 2020

The End of January

I don’t like to wish the time away, but it has felt like the longest January ever, for me at least! With that being said, it has been a productive month. To help me stay consistent and motivated, I plan on taking a look back on each month and evaluating
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National Running Show Selfie
This month has felt like the longest one on record! I’m not even counting down to payday (27th), nor my birthday (30th), and yet it still feels long. My birthday falls on Thursday this year, so we decided to celebrate it this weekend rather than next as it fell in
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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
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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