What a week it’s been here in the UK with extreme weather patterns and changes to our current lockdown. We started the week very wet and windy, then come Thursday and Friday we had sunny clear skies. The weather did affected my week of training, as it definitely affected my motivation to get out there.… Continue reading Weekly Training 2020 – #31
Weekly Training 2020 – #30
Another week comes to an end and so to does a week of training. It may be over half way through the year, but it’s not too late in the year for me to start a new weekly blog series (I hope)! This week was the first week of my Summer Speed Training, where I’m… Continue reading Weekly Training 2020 – #30
Running Event: Virtual Race To The Stones
2020 has seen change to a lot of things within our daily lives. One of those changes has been that many races are now virtual. One of the races that usually takes place close to me in Somerset is Race To The Stones, this is potentially the first ultramarathon that I ever heard of. With… Continue reading Running Event: Virtual Race To The Stones
Run Training: What’s your new goal?
We’re half way through the year, and you may or may not have found yourself getting on with the running goals you set yourself in January. Things starting to look a little bit better in terms of the COVID situation, and I’m sure many, like me, are trying to think through what they want to… Continue reading Run Training: What’s your new goal?
Running During Lockdowns
Right now, I think it's fair to say that, the outside world is getting a bit lonely. With larger gatherings banned in many different countries, motivating yourself for getting out for your run is getting that bit harder. You may not even be able to get out of the house due to your restrictions. So… Continue reading Running During Lockdowns
Step Progressions: Ronds de Jambe en l’air
As part of training dancers we look to find movements that build up, getting a little harder with each graduation. Most steps have a natural to get further, doing the step in the air perhaps, adding in a double or triple. Other moves can be a little harder to spot what moves can come from this simple step. Today I'm examining the Ronds de Jambe en L'air step that is most common done at the barre.
5 Tips to improve your Parkrun Time
Most of us will want to get faster and many of us runners have taken part in Parkrun. Why not put these two together and try and get a better Parkrun time. Here's some easy tips that won't means months training.
Running in New Places
Fitting in runs when you travel for meeting, events, etc. Can be pretty tough, but it can also be really rewarding. In this blog I go through why I enjoy taking the time out of busy schedules to run, and some practical tips for how you can too.
Monthly Miles Round Up – June 2019
This is hard month of running share with you. Mainly as there isn't much for me to share. I had a couple of weeks where I simply just didn't want to run. Overall I did about half the amount of running as I did last month, many of which were slower than my times for… Continue reading Monthly Miles Round Up – June 2019
23 Things I’ve Learnt About Running
This week I turned 23 and started thinking that this past year has been the one where I would start I would start classing myself as a runner. Somewhere between leaving school, graduating university and becoming a freelance dance teacher, I've found time to add running to my list of hobbies. I'm still in the… Continue reading 23 Things I’ve Learnt About Running