Luton Marathon Withdrawal, Running Injury and Feeling Fat!

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

Buffwear

Buffwear is the company selling the most awesome products ever for running. They’re really cool AND they’re useful. There’s also a little bit of genius going on and I was lucky enough to be sent some products to try out. So what is a Buff? Simple really; they’re a bit like snoods, but lightweight and are designed to keep your neck warm, basically doing the job of a scarf. These are great for running as you simply pull them on over the head, they don’t flap about and they’re not too tight to the neck either.… View Post

Winner of the Vibram Five Finger Giveaway

There was a lot of interest in this competition after it ended up on a competitions website. Using the Random Number Picker to select a winner from the correct answers, entrant #23, aka Isabel O’Brien was the lucky winner. Congratulations! I’ll be in touch. Thank you everyone for entering and I hope that these shoes are enjoyed and don’t just end up on eBay.  

BAM Bamboo Clothing Review

  I was lucky enough recently to be sent a vest top and a pair of socks from BAM Bamboo Clothing to try out. If you haven’t heard of the term “bamboo clothing” before, it is moisture wicking, temperature controlled, anti-bacterial, UV protective and anti-static. Better still, all of these properties are combined to make a truly soft and luxurious garment. BAM were the first brand in Europe to begin offering bamboo clothing back in 2006 and continue to lead the way in innovation. Even better still, they’re also ethical, with a tree being planted… 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