My Swimming Journey & Why you should head to the pool…

Let me pose a couple of scenarios for you;  There’s a big day ahead, the fridge is empty, you’ve got a mountain of washing at home and it feels like every single e-mail you write starts with “I apologize for…

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Trekking from Planpraz To Le Brévent, Chamonix

A few week’s back G and I loaded up my car and escaped to Chamonix, which is a place that holds many important memories for me and feels like a home away from home.  During our journey, we sang, took…

I tried…Cross Fit

…Again! So, Cross Fit is something that fascinates me, I suppose I viewed it as an elite fitness club with terms, titles, and numbers that I just don’t understand. But, like all good things, I WANTED to understand,  Several years…

Summer Gym Playlist 2018

I’m obsessed with Music, for example when I consider that 20 years ago the vast amount of music available at my fingertips was a distant and incredible dream, I now fear a world without being able to stream whatever/whenever I want.…

Swimming The Henley Mile (Well, half of The Henley Mile…)

Of all my idea’s, I’m not sure that running a 12km Obstacle Race the day before swimming Henley was one of my greatest idea’s, but life has a funny way of just working out… We woke up early and in…

Open Water Swimming – As a complete beginner…

When I announced to G that I was going to enter an ‘Open Water Swimming‘ event at Henley, he looked at me like I’d completely lost the plot and started laughing. In all honesty, I completely understood his reaction and…

The ‘Almost’ 3 Peaks Challenge

I honestly think that at least once a week we should all sit down and take a moment to be bloody grateful for the opportunities that come our way in life.  I think the ideal time for this, is after…

Samsung Gear Fit 2 Pro – Sports watch meets Smart Watch

If was I was to describe my relationship with fitness trackers in one word, I’d choose ‘complicated‘.  I’d become sick and tired of the unpredictable readings,  alongside the troubled times when I felt controlled by my daily statistics. Not to mention…

Kinder Scout – The Mass Trespass Walk

It wouldn’t have been a training walk without me casually sitting on a large rock, staring thoughtfully into the distance, wondering when it’s going to be acceptable for me to eat my bacon sandwich.  Okay, let’s start with a little…

Understanding Protein & Protein Powder

As a nation, over the past few years, we’ve become more aware of what we’re putting in our body than ever before. Unless you’ve been living under a rock you’ll know that protein has fast become one of the most popular…

Training For The 3 Peaks Challenge – Featuring Simply Hike

They say that time flies when you’re having fun, a few months back I wrote my first post about training for ‘The 3 Peaks Challenge’ and as the days pass, the challenge draws closer. I’m feeling a whole mix of…

Have you seen my running mojo?

Firstly let’s talk about this picture, ah… It’s so social media it hurts, here I am casually chilling against a tree with my book on sports bra’s, my carefully placed trainers and trying not to turn blue from holding my…


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