How Not to be a Fitness Blogger

In recent times, I have been a terrible blogger. This is mostly for the following reasons: I haven’t been blogging much. About anything. I failed epically at Janathon. I haven’t been exercising much. I have been drinking a bit too much. I have been working ridiculous seven day weeks. These reasons may or may not also be the reason why I’m weighing about 10lb more than I should be at the moment. That and the fact that I just ate a Chocolate Fudge Kit Kat Chunky. Not as good as Peanut Butter, but delicious anyway.… View Post

Cancer Research “Dryathlon” and why I won’…

Have you heard of the Cancer Research Dryathlon? Simply put, this is it: No alcohol. For January. For Cancer Research UK. They claim this to be the nation’s first “Dryathlon.” Really? This seems to me like another word for a detox. I’m pretty sure that thousands of people nationwide have been doing this, especially in January, for years. I have a few bones to pick about what I consider a pretty pathetic excuse for a fundraiser. Before I go on, let me just make a few things clear as I am well aware that this… View Post

Luton Marathon Withdrawal, Running Injury and Feeling …

Most of my posts have been about product reviews and competitions recently, so I thought I’d give you all an update into my world. An Autumn / Winter marathon is no longer on the agenda for me to run this year. I am really disappointed about it, but the fact is that I should be able to comfortably be running at least 10 miles now. The truth is, I’m currently only able to handle a slow 4-5 miles and then I’m barely able to walk the next day. I can only describe the pain as… View Post

Helping You Find Healthy

  We all need a little bit of help every now and again with our health and looking after ourselves, and with all the apps now available on the internet and for our mobile phones, it’s never been easier to find some great advice and means of tracking your health.¬†Bupa¬†have just created their own fantastic range of apps, tools and devices and now the UK’s leading health specialists can help you to find healthy. There are a huge range of tools on the website, such as a cost of smoking calculator, BMI calculator, advice on… View Post

Nutrition for Runners

If like me you’re keen to run on a regular basis, then you will want to make sure that you are eating the right foods to provide you with plenty of energy. With this in mind, here is a quick guide to some of the culinary creations which you may want to try if you’re keen to go the distance and improve your stamina. Although most diets which are aiming at weight-loss will tell you to avoid complex carbohydrates found in foods such as bread and pasta, these foods can actually prove essential for runners.… View Post