Tag: exercise

Trowse 10k 2016

I find it hard to believe that 2016 is the 4th year I’ve run the Trowse 10k. It’s become something of a tradition now to get up stupidly early on Easter Sunday for the 9am start, then be in the…

Music to Workout To

All the way back in 2012 I wrote about my running playlist. After much experimentation I’d put together a list of songs that worked really well for helping me keep a steady pace when running, with about the right BPM…

The Mental Game

I’ve always had a bit of a problem with self confidence, especially in any physical activity. I’ve never seen myself as “sporty”. Most of my experiences with sports when I was younger ended up being spoiled by bullies, or just…

A Year in Roller Derby

I hope you’re ready for a long post, because there’s a lot I need to get out of my head! On the 3rd June 2013, a year ago today, a friend persuaded a group of us to go along to…

USA Pro Fit Kit Review

Recently I was contacted by USA Pro and asked if I wanted to review some of their Spring Summer 2014 fit kit range. In my never ending hunt for good quality reasonably priced yet attractive sports wear that isn’t pink.…

The Perils of Over Doing It.

This last month I have learnt why all exercise books tell you to build things up slowly. It wasn’t deliberate. I was just a bit stupid. Christmas is pretty much always a slack fest especially post Half Marathon, and the…

Helen Grant and Women in Sport

I don’t know if you’ve seen it today, but the Sports Minister Helen Grant is being quoted all over the news as having suggested Women should take up more “feminine” sports, like cheer-leading and roller skating, in which they can…