What goes up…

…always goes up a little bit more than originally anticipated. (If you’re local, and ever attempted to run up Pincents Lane, you’ll know...

What else?

Recently, I’ve asked my runners what they do that’s not running. I was pleasantly surprised that they have a whole heap of fitness and...

Ten Tasks

This year hasn’t been much fun for anyone really. If it wasn’t the devastating storms at the start of the year, it was the political...

Time to make a change…

10 weeks left of 2020. What will you do with those 10 weeks? Changing behaviour, especially if it’s become habitual, can be hard. There’s...

The Good Book

I bought this book about 25 years ago, from a second-hand bookshop on the Isle of Wight. My mum tried to dissuade me, as she felt that £6...

The Long, Slow Run

If you’re training for an event or trying to build up your stamina to run further, the LSR will become an important part of your...

The benefits of running

Various organisations and experts suggest that there are five key ways to wellbeing and I’m pretty sure that running offers access to all...

Where are you going?

What do you want to get from running? Do you want to be faster? To lose weight? To run further? Perhaps you just want to stay fit and...

Do you ‘just run’?

Someone once told me, “Just go out and run.” If your main aim is to enjoy running, that’s a perfectly sensible strategy to take. If your...

Eating for running

Lots of people ask me about nutrition and what they should or shouldn’t eat for running. I leave specific advice to the professionals,...