Running Recovery

Now that I have decided to run a half marathon, the frequency and distance of my runs has increased and upping the intensity means that it takes a little longer to recover. The key to half marathon prep is consistency, and although you may be tempted to quadruple your mileage…

Taking Time Out

  As I become older and further my career, taking time out being able to “switch off” is becoming more and more important. In the past it’s not something that I have managed well, but as I develop person so does my ability to be able to switch off from…

Facing My Running Fears: Amsterdam …

  I am running the Amsterdam half marathon! Yes, this is Tashi talking and not some long distance running enthusiast. It’s me, the middle distance runner who fears running further than 10km. But here I am, facing my fears and booking my first half Marathon.

How to Have a More …

I think Monday is collectively the most hated day of the week because of what it stands for, the end of the weekend and the start of the working week. I’ve just returned from Kos and as I start my morning commute to work, the only thing that will remain of my…

Tips for staying healthy while …

I have been in Kos since Saturday and I have worked out every day but I have indulged every day too. I have unashamedly eaten bread; pancakes covered in Nutella and chocolate cake in one sitting (breakfast, interestingly enough) and still rocked a bikini afterwards!

Achieving a Positive Running Attitude

Yesterday’s track session with Nike Run Club saw us complete 24 x 200m fast runs. As I stepped onto the track I was dreading every minute of it as I inched towards the track. 24 X 200m meters sounded like a mountain that I couldn’t climb and didn’t want to…

Class Review: Another_Space

It’s been a while since I visited a new boutique fitness studio in London. I am a creature of habit, and it takes a special kind of workout to peel me away from my workout routine. But I must admit, in the more recent months my workouts have lacked variety…