Five benefits of weekly workouts

How often do you get home from work and have no intention of doing anything except sleep? You’re tired, you’re worn down mentally and all you want is your bed and a fluffy pillow. If someone suggested to you that working out was a good idea, they’d likely be told…

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Winter fitness advice

If you’re exercising or hoping to become fitter during the winter period, you’ll need dedication. Not only is it difficult to maintain a healthy weight when completely surrounded by beautiful foods and festive baked goods, but due to the busy social calendar, finding the time to do this can be…

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Finding my running mojo

Since running the London Marathon last year I’ve kinda been struggling a bit with running. I lost all motivation and passion. I think once the pressure was off and I no longer had to follow such a strict training plan, I just found it all a bit pointless. Don’t get…

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Struggling with Slimming World – weight loss update

For the past four weeks I’ve been following the Slimming World plan and as a result I’ve lost 2lbs. Although you can eat a lot on the plan, I’m just finding that for me it just isn’t working fast enough. I was following it really rigidly too, so the lack…

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Slimming World update

A couple of weeks ago I posted about my plans to start following the Slimming World plan. I’m now on week three, so thought it was time to post an update. The first week I found quite easy. I ate LOTS! I was, however, a little disappointed to find that…

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Getting back on the weight-loss wagon with …

Since coming back from our summer holiday at the beginning of August, I’ve really struggled to lose the weight that I put on. I seem to lose a pound, only to put it back on the week after, which is very frustrating! At the end of November, we are going…

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My First London Marathon – Part 2

Hopefully you’ve read Part 1 of my London Marathon experience. If not, it’s probably worth having a quick glance over before reading this post. So, I was finally there, all ready to go. I felt good, but deep down was a little anxious about whether my recent foot injury would…

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My First London Marathon – Part 1

Spoiler alert!! I did it!!! It’s taken me a while to get around to writing this, mainly because I’ve experienced a whole array of emotions and I think I needed a little time to process the experience. A week ago today I still was sure if I’d be able to…

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Packing for a marathon – 2 days to go!

It’s two days to go until I run the London Marathon and I’m getting anxious now, so I’ve decided to try and occupy my mind by writing a couple of blog posts. I’ve been off work today and mostly been at home, so my mind has had time to actually…

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One week to go!!

Only one week to go! Before I get carried away, I just want to apologise for the lack of non-marathon related posts recently. Marathon training, working, and the general craziness of life with three children has meant that there really isn’t enough hours in the day to fit in everything…

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It’s getting closer!

As I write it is only 12 days until the London Marathon!! I’m excited but am feeling impatient and anxious about getting to the big day feeling well and with no injuries! My foot is still playing up! After my foot hurting a bit after my 11 miles, I thought…

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