Running With Anaemia

Running With Anaemia

Okay so what is iron deficiency anaemia? Quite simply, iron deficiency anaemia (anemia - US spelling) is a condition where a lack of iron in the body leads to a reduction in the number of red blood cells. According to http://www.runnersworld.com iron deficiency anaemia is one of the most common nutritional deficiencies among female athletes. They [...]

Running With a Cough

Running With a Cough

We've all been there. Especially around winter time. The germs flow round the confined office space overfilled with bodies. There's no escaping it! What sucks is for us runners who want to get out into the cold wintry conditions, desperate to feel the wind on our faces to the point where our eyes water. We [...]

To Track Or Not To Track? Is It All In The Mind?

To Track Or Not To Track? Is It All In The Mind?

Lately I've been experimenting with my TomTom Runner watch.  I sometimes find that when I wear my watch out for a run, I am constantly checking it and the run doesn't feel as good. Is it psychological? Probably. When I don't wear it I feel better for it. I run how my body feels. But [...]

No run today – body aches…. Back to bed! That’s ok right???

No run today – body aches…. Back to bed! That’s ok right???

I have been successfully waking up at 5.30am for a run however last night I went swimming, did non stop breaststroke lengths for 30 minutes. When my alarm sounded, not only was my body screaming with aches and pain but outside my bedroom window didnt look very appealing either! Having an exercise time table is [...]