I’ve Neglected My Running

I’m putting my hands up 🙋🏻🙋🏻 I’ve neglected my running the last few months and it’s all my fault.  Two months ago I joined the gym for the first time of my life. I love it. I love trying out different machines and weights and I feel great afterwards. But I don’t feel the same … Continue reading I’ve Neglected My Running

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 … Continue reading Running With Anaemia

Lighter Evenings- A Runner’s Dream! 

At last the evenings are lighter for longer, meaning a quick 5.15pm 4km is doable before the darkness hits.  My favourite time to run is in the morning but unfortunately there's still time to go before it's light at 5.30am.  Excited 😊 

London Winter Run 2017 – 10k PB

My second 10k race. This time last week, I took part in the 10k London Winter Run 2017. Being only my second 10k, I was both nervous and excited about completing it. When I did my first one nearly 2 years ago, I was no where as fit as I was now and I weighed a … Continue reading London Winter Run 2017 – 10k PB

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 … Continue reading Running With a Cough

Halloumi & Quinoa

  This quick vegetarian meal is full of goodness and is really quick to make. All you need is.... Halloumi Quinoa Sugar snap peas Cherry Tomatoes Courgette Garlic Powder Soy Sauce Turmeric With the courgette I use a a peeler to peel it into strips. I chuck that with the sugar snaps peas, cherry tomatoes, … Continue reading Halloumi & Quinoa

How Cutting Out Booze Has Helped Me Lose Weight.

Declaration - This post is not based on any medical opinion and is my opinion alone. Everyone's body is different, however my intention is to inform others like me, in the hopes that it can help. I have included some studies which I will reference. I have always been that 'curvy girl' who carries an … Continue reading How Cutting Out Booze Has Helped Me Lose Weight.

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 … Continue reading To Track Or Not To Track? Is It All In The Mind?

Vegetarian Thai Noodle Broth

This dish was really easy to make and was under 400 cals a portion (altogether makes around 4 servings) All you need is..... corinander spring onions red onion 3 cloves of garlic vegetable stock low fat coconut milk dry noodles Ginger Chilli coconut oil mushrooms grated carrot mangetout Apart from the coriander, I had most … Continue reading Vegetarian Thai Noodle Broth

Breakfast Muffins!

1 Weight Watchers point for 2 muffins. Perfect for busy people like me! 💁🏻 6 eggs (6 whites + 3 yolks) 2 spring onions 3 chestnut mushrooms Cherry tomatoes 30g of half fat grated cheese 4 slices of ham Salt and pepper Mix all ingredients together and ladle into silicon muffin moulds. Cooked at 170c … Continue reading Breakfast Muffins!