Marathon training is long and it is easy to lose motivation and momentum. Here are some things you can do to keep your motivation when marathon training!
Whilst training for The London Marathon this year, I have started to find my love for running again. Not that I ever completely lost it, but with injuries you can often feel disheartened when it comes to lacing up and getting back out there. Here are some things we can all do to start to […]
One of my big goals for 2019 is to become a better athlete. I was never interested in being the fastest runner or the person who could swim the furthest, etc but…and it’s a massive but…I am very motivated to be the best I can be at anything I take part in! How will you become a better athlete?
If you are anything like me and you have finished your race season (I know, it sucks right?), then you are probably thinking what to do with yourself. No, staring out of the window, waiting for the 2019 season to start isn’t going to help it come any faster, but there are definitely things you […]
At the end of 2017 I set out to make 2018 my ‘Year of Endurance’! Sounds pretty epic…but it’s been tough! My main goal was to get my hands on the Spartan Race Endurance TRIFECTA (check out this post to see what that entails) and I have one more section to go; the Spartan Race […]
Right, the Hurricane Heat (click here to see my review) was tough, but more then achievable and amazing to be a part of. Now the Hurricane Heat 12 Hour seems like another story altogether! Spartan U.K. Race director Karl Alsop gives us some further insight into the differences between the events (apart from the time […]
With my first ever Spartan Race endurance event just over a week away (The Hurricane Heat) I, like many others have no idea what to expect or how to prepare for one. All I know is that I will definitely be put through my paces with a large group, in the night, for 4 (maybe […]
After just finishing the Brighton Marathon, I am still achey but damn happy that I completed one of my biggest goals set for 2018. When I think back to my preparation, there were plenty of times where I thought a prior injury (a pretty terrible ankle injury that stopped me running for 3 months) would bring […]
Running alone can be extremely fun and rewarding…but it can also be hard to motivate yourself to starting in the first place. Here are some of the pros and cons of running alone: Pros Zone out If you are looking for a chance to completely zone out, throw on your favorite playlist or podcast and […]