I have been running on and off for about five years now. I am not fast. I am certainly not one of those women who looks like running just “works for them”. I can usually be found, with a stitch, on a country road somewhere. Having said all that, I am so proud of my body and what it has achieved in the past few years. I joke that if my old P.E teacher were to read this that she would probably say “Where’s Laura, this person is an impostor”. So why do I run? If it’s not “natural” to me and I am notRead More →

I thought for quite a while before writing this (well a good few minutes at any rate- I’m a bit impulsive), because I don’t want to present something that anyone who suffers from mental health problems might feel offended by. Nonetheless, I hope my slightly naive perspective should add to the debate in a positive manner.Read More →

Of these three components, if you get the last one wrong you may as well not bother with the previous two. You may lose some weight, you may run 5km for a couple of weekends, but if you don’t have the right mindset any improvements you make to your health and fitness will be fleeting.Read More →