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Class Review: PiYo

Class Review: PiYo

PiYo practice in The Meadows, Edinburgh From the crowd at Beachbody who first brought us Insanity comes a new high-intensity, low impact workout – PiYo. It “combines the muscle-sculpting, core-firming benefits of Pilates with the strength and flexibility advantages of… View Post

Race Report: Northumberland Coastal Run 2015

Race Report: Northumberland Coastal Run 2015

Runners line the sands at the start, Beadnell Harbour What: The 35th Northumberland Coastal Run When: Sunday 19th July 2015 Where: Beadnell to Alnmouth along the Northumberland Coastline Distance: 13-14 miles, depending on route taken Terrain: Sands, country lanes, coastal… View Post

Marathon training week 6/20

Marathon training week 6/20

A non-stop week leading up to a weekend back home in Edinburgh and the Northumberland Coastal Run, which I ran yesterday and will be writing about later in the week. I always find it tough to ease back on training… View Post

Runger Recipes #1: Pearl Barley Risotto

Runger Recipes #1: Pearl Barley Risotto

All this running is making me hungry a.k.a RUNGRY!  On Monday, after my 12 miles on Sunday, it got to 12 o’clock and I was absolutely starving, despite my usual breakfast of overnight oats. I then had a think back… View Post

Marathon training: Month 1

Marathon training: Month 1

Four whole weeks of marathon training have flown by! I’m training for Bristol to Bath Marathon on October 25th and have a 20 week training plan. I started on June 8th and the first week set me up well for the… View Post

Race Report: Seven Hills of Edinburgh

Race Report: Seven Hills of Edinburgh

This Sunday past was a memorable one for many – Father’s Day here in the UK, International Yoga Day, Summer Solstice, female runners racing the Nike 10k in London and for me, my first attempt at the infamous Seven Hills of… View Post

My Running Journey

My Running Journey

This post was inspired by Charlie from The Runner Beans’ blog. If you’re not a reader then I’d recommend you check it out, it was one of the first running blogs I read and it’s introduced me to the world of… View Post

Marathon training week 1/20

Marathon training week 1/20

Some of you may or may not know, I’ve only eluded to it briefly in my blog posts, that I signed up for and am running Bristol to Bath Marathon in October.  This will be my first “real” marathon race,… View Post

Yoga at Kew Gardens!

Yoga at Kew Gardens!

Last week I enjoyed my yoga practice on a rooftop with Jo Arthur thanks to Sweaty Betty. I didn’t think I could top this location, but on Tuesday evening I got the chance to take my place at the mat… View Post

Barreworks with Lululemon

Barreworks with Lululemon

Yet another Barre studio popped onto my radar after Lululemon hosted their ultra marathon movie night and the fabulous brand gave us the opportunity to try out Barreworks in Richmond.  On Saturday afternoon I went along to the lovely studio that is… View Post

Rooftop Yoga!

Rooftop Yoga!

Last night I went along to the Cardinal Place Roof Garden in Victoria for a rooftop yoga session in the sunshine! I couldn’t think of a better way to celebrate (what I hope is now) summer! The roof is found… View Post

Race Report: BUPA Westminster Mile

Race Report: BUPA Westminster Mile

Over the bank holiday weekend, BUPA held a number of running events in London, including the Westminster Mile, one of the most iconic miles in the world that starts on The Mall and finishes in front of Buckingham Palace. Thousands… View Post

Healthy Weekday Lunches at Work

Healthy Weekday Lunches at Work

During the week I’ve got into the routine of making a packed lunch to take to work, usually tupperware filled with salad, beans, feta and a sprinkling of seeds, with a few oatcakes or rice cakes wrapped in foil and… View Post