5 Mental Strength Strategies For Runners

Deciding to enter a race is quite a big deal. Whether it’s a couch to 5k or a 100 miler, having the mental strength to get you to the finish line is essential. If you’re sensible you would’ve trained well making sure your body can handle the distance. It doesn’t end there though; you need

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The Osprey Hydraulics 2L Reservoir

I was in desperate need for new water reservoir for running after returning the one I was borrowing to its rightful owner. My sister came up trumps, giving me the Osprey Hydraulics 2L reservoir for Christmas. I’ve been keen to review it, but wanted to make good use of it before giving you the low

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Lessons Learnt From Running*

*So Far Aside from my ongoing sciatic twinges, I’m delighted with how my running has developed over the last 12 months. I’ve enjoyed regular running and have completed some cracking races. Running in recent years has been a fulfilling experience and along the way I’ve learnt a few lessons about what works for me.  Faster

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My 2018 Running Goals

2018 is upon us and it’s been the usual time of reflection. When it comes to running, I don’t have much to complain about. 2017 has been pretty good on the running front. I’ve completed some fantastic races, my times have improved, and my confidence has grown. Thinking ahead, here’s what I’d like to achieve

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The Ultimate Guide To Buying The Right Sports Bra

  Where would we be without a good sports bra? I’m surprised when I hear woman say they don’t need one, I have to ask why. Having a good fitting sports bra is essential but I’m no expert. I’ve called upon the help of lovely Michele at Mish (the lingerie retailer in Cornwall) to quash some

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Why It’s Good To Take A Running Break

While I haven’t entered loads of races this year, I’ve steered towards longer distances. This has meant longer training, more diligence, considerable mental focus, and an eventual feeling that running has taken over my life. In short, I need a break. I’ve really enjoyed the progress I’ve made with my running this year. I’ve challenged

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