Life lessons learned from running …

Running a half marathon is probably one if the biggest mental and physical challenges that I have had to face thus far. It required commitment and relentless dedication, especially when an old injury began to resurface on race day. I wanted to quit but I was 3 miles from home and…

The Journey So Far

10 weeks have passed since I decided to sign up for my first half marathon and in that time I have signed up to another one, had some amazing running sessions and had some not so great ones too. And with just under 4 weeks until I complete the Royal…

A Summer of Sport: Fitness …

I absolutely love the Olympics and the Summer of Sport.  It’s by far my favourite sporting event and although it only lasts a mere 14 or so days, it leaves me feeling inspired, motivated and determined to do something extraordinary…long after the games have finished.

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…

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.

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…

Boost Your Confidence this Summer

Summer has arrived and I think it’s fair to say that we all want to feel confident in our summer clothes. Confidence is sexy and there is nothing more beautiful than a person who is happy with the skin that they’re in. But, I often feel that as summer approaches,…