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Month: June 2014

YOGA: Practise Off The Mat

YOGA: Practise Off The Mat

Sometimes in yoga practise everything is really hard. For long periods of time you feel like you’re getting nowhere and more often than not you’re just landing flat on your face. “Why do I bother?”, you wonder to yourself, completely forgetting in your darker moments […]

ITV Fever Pitch | World Cup 2014

ITV Fever Pitch | World Cup 2014

Embarrassing story time: four years ago, when Spain won the World Cup, my boyfriend and I were in a small, ex-pat town in Spain. We were staying with his parents and we’d just arrived that day, so after watching the celebratory fireworks on the roof […]

LIFE: Fit in London

LIFE: Fit in London

Lately I’ve been working on a super exciting project with sportswear designer Charli Cohen and personal trainer Christina Howells. Meet That Girl London – a high-intensity workout for busy women on the go, in GIF format! Being in Manchester, I work remotely on the project, […]

Race For Life Pretty Muddy Review

Race For Life Pretty Muddy Review

Yesterday I got Pretty darned Muddy in the fantastic sunshine, on a course that went through beautiful Tatton Park in Knutsford. It was the first Race for Life Pretty Muddy event and of course I had to be there for some filthy fun. For once […]

I Hate This Yoga Posture… Here’s Why

I Hate This Yoga Posture… Here’s Why

I’ve often read about yoga’s ability to strongly release emotions, particularly when opening the tight muscles around the hips. Although for me yoga is a great stress release and afterwards I feel thoroughly ironed out, it has never made me feel anything but relaxed, so […]

RUN: National PB Day

RUN: National PB Day

Saturday was National PB Day! No, not peanut butter – although that is on January 24th – but Personal Best. I ran in Parkrun as there was an opportunity to win Adidas Boosts if you beat your PB that day, but sadly it was not […]

EAT: No Run, Just Food

EAT: No Run, Just Food

Wednesday nights sees the weekly meeting of my running club, the Manchester Road Runners. I’ve only been going for a few weeks but I feel right at home: there’s no snottiness, it doesn’t matter how fast your miles are or how far you run, as […]