Decathlon Domyos Energy Xtrem Review

I’m a fan of Decathlon. I find it impossible to go into one of their stores and leave without buying anything. Over the years, they’ve served me in running kit, camping equipment and their tennis skirts are great for bowling. They’re a great company too, so when they asked me to review a selection of clothing from the Domyos range, I naturally said yes. The Domyos range at Decathlon is reasonably priced and one of the things I like is the way that all of the items are mix and match. I was sent 3… View Post

Baxters Soup Swap Challenge

If you follow me on Instagram, you’re probably aware that I’ve moved house. The last few weeks have been manic and I still don’t have my kitchen appliances fitted. Moving is a busy and stressful time, so anything that can make meal times easier is a real bonus. Especially when they give you the option of having something hot inside you.     Step forward, Baxters Soup. I was asked to take part in the Souper Swap Challenge, swapping my usual lunch choice for one of the Baxters soups every day for two weeks. My… View Post

Beat Blue Monday with the Philips Wake-up …

It’s January 16th, the day known as “Blue Monday”. Considered to be the most depressing day of the year, many people feel especially low. January is a strange month. We feel excited about the new year and new starts, but many of us feel miserable and sad with the cold weather, long nights, broken resolutions and a long wait until pay-day. It’s enough to make anyone want to stay in bed and hibernate, especially when you find it hard to get out of bed on a dark morning.   I definitely find it hard to… View Post

SKINS DNAmic Compression Clothing Review

We’re now well into 2017 and I’m starting to gradually increase my running mileage in light of the fact that the North London Half Marathon is fast approaching. Training is also a great opportunity to try out new bits of running kit to discover what works for you and what doesn’t. With this in mind, when SKINS contacted me to ask me if I wanted to try out the SKINS DNAmic Thermal range, I jumped at the chance.     What is SKINS Compression Clothing? There’s a lot of science behind SKINS. But to put… View Post

Saucony Hurricane Iso 2 Review

It can be difficult to review running shoes. It’s very important to remember that we are all different and that while one pair of shoes can suit one runner, they may not suit another runner. If you get a pair of running shoes and you develop foot pain, it doesn’t mean that the shoes are bad. It just means that they’re not right for you. I’m very lucky that I often get sent shoes to try out. Some are great, some aren’t right for me. For the past year, I’ve been running in my beloved… View Post